The first day off of the season has arrived for Adrian Beltre, who is hitting .239 after a 4-for-30 skid. Manager Ron Washington, though, said that Beltre would have been give the day off if he had been hitting .339. So, Chris Davis is at third base and Mike Napoli is hitting in the fourth spot.
A's lineup vs. LHP C.J. Wilson: Coco Crisp, cf; Daric Barton, 1b; Conor Jackson, rf; Josh Willingham, lf; Kurt Suzuki, dh; Andy LaRoche, 3b; Mark Ellis, 2b; Landon Powell, c; Cliff Pennington, ss.
Rangers lineup vs. RHP Trevor Cahill: Ian Kinsler, 2b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Michael Young, 1b; Mike Napoli, dh; David Murphy, lf; Yorvit Torrealba, c; Mitch Moreland, rf; Chris Davis, 3b; Julio Borbon, cf.
-- Jeff Wilson