A left-hander is starting for Oakland, so the left-handed-hitting David Murphy and Mitch Moreland are on the Rangers' bench in favor of what has become manager Ron Washington's standard flying formation against lefties. That means Mike Napoli is at first and Yorvit Torrealba is catching.
Rangers lineup vs. LHP Travis Blackley: Ian Kinsler, 2b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Josh Hamilton, lf; Adrian Beltre, 3b; Michael Young, dh; Nelson Cruz, rf; Mike Napoli, 1b; Yorvit Torrealba, c; Craig Gentry, cf.
A's lineup vs. LHP Derek Holland: Jemile Weeks, 2b; Collin Cowgil, lf; Josh Reddick, rf; Yoenis Cespedes, cf; Brandon Inge, 3b; Jonny Gomes, dh; Kila Ka'aihue, 1b; Kurt Suzuki, c; Adam Rosales, ss.
-- Jeff Wilson