Adrian Beltre is at designated hitter for the second consecutive night, as he continues to recover from a left shoulder strain that he suffered on Wednesday night. Manager Ron Washington expects Beltre will be back at third base Saturday, and has Michael Young at third tonight.
Texas -- 1. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Josh Hamilton, cf; 4. Adrian Beltre, dh; 5. Nelson Cruz, rf; 6. Michael Young, 3b; 7. David Murphy, lf; 8. Geovany Soto, c; 9. Mitch Moreland, 1b.
RHP Yu Darvish (14-9, 4.14 ERA)
Seattle -- 1. Dustin Ackley, 2b; 2. Michael Saunders, cf; 3. Kyle Seager, 3b; 4. John Jaso, dh; 5. Jesus Montero, c; 6. Mike Carp, 1b; 7. Carlos Peguero, rf; 8. Trayvon Robinson, lf; 9. Munenori Kawasaki, ss.
RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (6-4, 3.39 ERA)