Manager Ron Washington has decided that today is the day to get Ian Kinsler a full day off and Adrian Beltre a day at DH. Michael Young will play second, and Chris Davis will be at third. Both Mike Napoli and Yorvit Torrealba are also off, so Taylor Teagarden gets his first start of 2011.
Rangers lineup vs. RHP Brandon McCarthy: Elvis Andrus, ss; Mitch Moreland, 1b; Michael Young, 3b; Adrian Beltre, dh; Nelson Cruz, rf; David Murphy, lf; Chris Davis, 3b; Taylor Teagarden, c; Julio Borbon, cf.
A's lineup vs. LHP Derek Holland: Mark Ellis, 2b; Daric Barton, 1b; Conor Jackson, rf; Josh Willingham, lf; Hideki Matsui, dh; Kurt Suzuki, c; David DeJesus, cf; Andy LaRoche, 3b; Cliff Pennington, ss.
-- Jeff Wilson