David Murphy starts at designated hitter and Michael Young is at first base as the Rangers adjust their lineup vs. left-handers with Mike Napoli (oblique strain) now on the disabled list. Murphy, a left-handed hitter, is in because he is 4 for 6 lifetime against Francisco Liriano.
Rangers lineup vs. LHP Francisco Liriano: Ian Kinsler, 2b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Josh Hamilton, lf; Michael Young, 1b; Adrian Beltre, 3b; Nelson Cruz, rf; Yorvit Torrealba, c; David Murphy, dh; Craig Gentry, cf.
Twins lineup vs. LHP Matt Harrison: Ben Revere, cf; Alexi Casilla, ss; Michael Cuddyer, 1b; Delmon Young, lf; Luke Hughes, 3b; Danny Valencia, dh; Jason Repko, rf; Rene Rivera, c; Matt Tolbert, 2b.
-- Jeff Wilson