The Rangers are facing a left-handed pitcher Tuesday as they try to wrap up the American League West, so manager Ron Washington has inserted eight right-handed hitters to face Travis Blackley. Adrian Beltre is still at designated hitter, which forced Michael Young to third and Mike Napoli to first base.
Rangers lineup vs. LHP Travis Blackley: Ian Kinsler, 2b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Josh Hamilton, lf; Adrian Beltre, dh; Nelson Cruz, rf; Michael Young, 3b; Mike Napoli, 1b; Geovany Soto, c; Craig Gentry, cf.
A's lineup vs. LHP Matt Harrison: Coco Crisp CF; Stephen Drew, ss; Yoenis Cespedes, lf; Jonny Gomes, dh; Josh Reddick, rf; Josh Donaldson 3b; Brandon Moss, 1b; Derek Norris, c; Adam Rosales, 2b.
-- Jeff Wilson