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Rangers Vs. Tigers, Game 2: Friday Lineups Announced

The lineups for the second game of the four-game series between the Rangers and Tigers have been announced. With righty Rick Porcello pitching for Detroit, the Rangers have put in some more left-handed bats. Matt Harrison will pitch for Texas.

The only big changes are at the bottom of the lineups for both teams, as Mike Napoli is back behind the plate, Mitch Moreland is at first base and David Murphy is in left field. Michael Young is at second base after being the DH on Thursday night. For the Tigers, Ryan Raburn will be in the outfield and Brandon Inge will be at second base.

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Here is the lineup for Texas:

Ian Kinsler DH,

Elvis Andrus SS,

Josh Hamilton CF,

Adrian Beltre 3B,

Michael Young 2B,

Nelson Cruz RF,

David Murphy LF,

Mike Napoli C,

Mitch Moreland 1B

Here is the Tigers lineup:

Austin Jackson CF,

Brennan Boesch DH,

Miguel Cabrera 3B,

Prince Fielder 1B,

Delmon Young LF,

Ryan Raburn RF,

Johnny Peralta SS,

Alex Avila C,

Brandon Inge 2B

For more news and analysis on the Rangers, head over to Lone Star Ball while Bless You Boys has you covered for all the pre-game angles from Detroit.


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