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Rangers Vs. Astros: Starting Lineups For The Series Finale Have Been Released

The Texas Rangers will go for the three-game sweep against their interstate rival Houston Astros as manager Ron Washington will send Colby Lewis on the mound to close their American League counterparts out. The Astros will counter with rookie Dallas Keuchel who will make his major league debut with the big club.

Mike Napoli will transition from behind the plate to first base as Yorvit Torrealba will start at catcher on Sunday, and Brandon Snyder will start in right field for David Murphy. Here are the starting lineups for both teams.

Texas Rangers Starting Lineup

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Elvis Andrus (R) SS
3. Michael Young (R) 3B
4. Adrian Beltre (R) DH
5. Nelson Cruz (R) LF
6. Mike Napoli (R) 1B
7. Brandon Snyder (R) RF
8. Yorvit Torrealba (R) C
9. Craig Gentry (R) CF

Houston Astros Starting Lineup

1. Jordan Schafer (L) CF
2. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
3. Jed Lowrie (S) SS
4. Carlos Lee (R) DH
5. Brian Bogusevic (L) RF
6. Justin Maxwell (R) LF
7. Jason Castro (L) C
8. Matt Downs (R) 1B
9. Brian Bixler (R) 3B

For more on the Rangers, be sure to check out Lone Star Ball. Astros news and info can be found at From The Crawfish Boxes, and all your baseball news and info is available at Baseball Nation.

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