Mike Napoli returns to the Rangers' lineup for a second straight day as the A's again throw a left-hander. Napoli was brought in the strengthen the offense against lefties, and he's doing that. He's 7 for 18 (.389) with four homers this year against lefties.
Rangers lineup vs. LHP Gio Gonzalez: Ian Kinsler, 2b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Michael Young, dh; Adrian Beltre, 3b; Nelson Cruz, lf; Mike Napoli, 1b; David Murphy, cf; Yorvit Torrealba, c; Mitch Moreland, rf.
A's lineup vs. LHP Matt Harrison: Coco Crisp, cf; Daric Barton, 1b; Conor Jackson, rf; Josh Willingham, lf; Kurt Suzuki, c; Hideki Matsui, dh; Mark Ellis, 2b; Andy LaRoche, 3b; Cliff Pennington, ss.
-- Jeff Wilson