Josh Hamilton is back in left field and looked good during early batting practice. Vladimir Guerrero indeed is resting and Michael Young is the designated hitter. Jorge Cantu plays third base.
Rangers lineup vs. Jason Vargas: Elvis Andrus, ss; Michael Young, 3b; Josh Hamilton, lf; Nelson Cruz, rf; Jorge Cantu, 3b; Cristian Guzman, 2b, Bengie Molina, c; Mitch Moreland, 1b; Julio Borbon, cf.
-- Jeff Wilson