Baseball with Josh Hamilton starts (again) today with Michael Young occupying the third spot in the lineup and Nelson Cruz moving up to fifth. Manager Ron Washington has slotted left fielder David Murphy into the six hole. Get used to it. "Murphy will be in the outfield until I decide to give him a day off," Washington said.
Rangers lineup vs. RHP Max Scherzer: Ian Kinsler, 2b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Michael Young, dh; Adrian Beltre, 3b; Nelson Cruz, rf; David Murphy, lf; Mike Napoli, c; Mitch Moreland, 1b; Julio Borbon, cf.
Tigers lineup vs. RHP Dave Bush: Austin Jackson, cf; Will Rhymes, 2b; Ryan Raburn, lf; Miguel Cabrera, 1b; Victor Martinez, dh; Brennan Boesch, rf; Jhonny Peralta, ss; Alex Avila, c; Brandon Inge, 3b.
-- Jeff Wilson