Geovany Soto makes his second consecutive start at catcher today, as Mike Napoli is sidelined with left quad soreness. He will be catching Matt Harrison, who is looking to match his 2011 win total with his 14th victory today.
Texas -- 1. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Josh Hamilton, cf; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. Nelson Cruz, rf; 6. Michael Young, dh; 7. David Murphy, lf; 8. Geovany Soto, c; 9. Mitch Moreland, 1b.
LHP Matt Harrison (13-6, 3.17 ERA)
Boston -- 1. Jacoby Ellsbury, cf; 2. Carl Crawford, lf; 3. Dustin Pedroia, 2b; 4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1b; 5. Cody Ross, rf; 6. Will Middlebrooks, 3b; 7. Ryan Lavarnway, dh; 8. Kelly Shoppach, c; 9. Pedro Ciriaco, ss.
RHP Josh Beckett (5-9, 4.54)