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Rangers Vs. Royals: Friday Lineups

Per Jeff Wilson, Fort Worth Star Telegram.

Texas vs. RHP Nate Adcock

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

Kansas City vs. RHP Colby Lewis

  1. LF Alex Gordon
  2. CF Melky Cabrera
  3. 1B Eric Hosmer
  4. RF Jeff Francoeur
  5. DH Billy Butler
  6. 3B Wilson Betemit
  7. C Matt Treanor
  8. 2B Chris Getz
  9. SS Alcides Escobar

The Rangers continue to make certain Josh Hamilton stays healthy and eases back in to the lineup via DH, but that means more sketchy defensive lineups, with Murphy in center and Moreland in right, until Borbon can come back. This could be interesting with the fly ball-friendly Lewis facing a lineup with five lefties (including switch hitters).

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