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Rangers Vs. White Sox Lineups: Josh Hamilton Not In The Lineup

The Texas Rangers are looking to rebound against the Chicago White Sox after falling to them 9-5 on Friday night. One change in the Rangers lineup is that Josh Hamilton is getting the day off. Hamilton has been in a major slump for a while and since July 1 is batting .145.

In Hamilton's place in the lineup is Leonys Martin who will be batting eighth and be playing in left field. This is Martin's first start since July 14, and he is batting .176 with five RBIs in 14 games since getting called up from the minor leagues.

Rangers lineup:

1. Ian Kinsler 2B
2. Elvis Andrus SS
3. Adrian Beltre 3B
4. Nelson Cruz RF
5. David Murphy DH
6. Michael Young 1B
7. Mike Napoli C
8. Leonys Martin LF
9. Craig Gentry CF
Matt Harrison P

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