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ALCS Game Two - Starting Lineups

Per RotoInfo.

Texas Rangers vs. RHP Max Scherzer

  1. Ian Kinsler - 2B
  2. Elvis Andrus - SS
  3. Josh Hamilton - CF
  4. Delmon Young - DH
  5. Adrian Beltre - 3B
  6. Mike Napoli - C
  7. Nelson Cruz - RF
  8. David Murphy - LF
  9. Mitch Moreland - 1B

Detroit Tigers vs. LHP Derek Holland

  1. Austin Jackson - CF
  2. Ramon Santiago - 2B
  3. Delmon Young - LF
  4. Miguel Cabrera - 1B
  5. Victor Martinez - DH
  6. Ryan Raburn - RF
  7. Jhonny Peralta - SS
  8. Alex Avila - C
  9. Brandon Inge - 3B

Just a few days after Young was ruled out of the ALCS, he is back in the lineup for game two after an ankle injury to Magglio Ordonez. With Ordonez out, Raburn can remain in the outfield, where he is a significantly better fielder than he is at second base, but if Young is not 100% at the plate, it may still be a net gain for Texas.

Nothing at all brow-raising from the Rangers' lineup.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.