Another left-hander awaits the Rangers. Francisco Liriano makes five in the past six games. That means more Craig Gentry and Yorvit Torrealba, and Mike Napoli gets back in the lineup at first base after sitting out Thursday. He's hitting .160 against lefties this season.
Twins lineup vs. LHP Martin Perez: Ben Revere, cf; Darin Mastroianni, rf; Joe Mauer, dh; Josh Willingham, lf; Justin Morneau, 1b; Trevor Plouffe, 3b; Brian Dozier, ss; Drew Butera, c; Alexi Casilla, 2b.
Rangers lineup vs. LHP Francisco Liriano: 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.
-- Jeff Wilson