Scott Feldman returns to the rotation tonight, as he takes the spot of Yu Darvish, who was scratched with neck stiffness.
Feldman last started on Sept. 15 against Seattle, lasting only 2 2/3 innings, allowing six runs on seven hits with two walks and two strikeouts. He was removed from the rotation after that start, and replaced by Martin Perez.
Feldman made his first relief appearance since the change on Friday, throwing three scoreless innings at Seattle.
Texas -- 1. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Josh Hamilton, cf; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. Nelson Cruz, rf; 6. Michael Young, 1b; 7. David Murphy, lf; 8. Mike Napoli, dh; 9. Geovany Soto, c.
RHP Scott Feldman (6-11, 5.19 ERA)
Oakland -- 1. Cliff Pennington, 2b; 2. Stephen Drew, ss; 3. Yoenis Cespedes, cf; 4. Brandon Moss, cf; 5. Seth Smith, lf; 6. Chris Carter, dh; 7. Daric Barton, 1b; 8. Josh Donaldson, 3b; 9. George Kottaras, c.
LHP Tommy Milone (13-10, 3.86 ERA)