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World Series: Rangers Game 4 Lineup

The Texas Rangers have announced their Game 4 lineup, and there's two notable changes.

Ian Kinsler, 2B
Elvis Andrus, SS
Josh Hamilton, CF
Michael Young, DH
Adrian Beltre, 3B
Nelson Cruz, RF
David Murphy, LF
Mike Napoli, C
Mitch Moreland, 1B

Derek Holland, SP

Napoli returns to catcher, after starting Game 3 at 1B. Though Napoli was the victim of a blown call at first, he made an errant throw home in the same inning that could have mitigated the damage that inning. Napoli's error directly led to two runs scoring on that play. 

Napoli is batting eighth as well, with Murphy being moved up to seventh. Since Moreland is batting ninth, this splits the lefties up in the lineup. Now, if Cardinals manager Tony La Russa brings in one of his lefties to face Murphy, he'll likely have to immediately lift him since he won't want either Arthur Rhodes or Marc Rzepczynski facing Napoli. 

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