The Rangers, having found some offense over the weekend, are scheduled to face a pitcher Monday night who is 0-3 with an 8.59 ERA. Right-hander Joe Blanton has also issued six homers in 14 2/3 innings, and opponents are batting .377 against him. Yikes.
Rangers lineup vs. RHP Joe Blanton: Ian Kinsler, 2b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Lance Berkman, dh; Adrian Beltre, 3b; A.J. Pierzynski, c; Nelson Cruz, rf; David Murphy, lf; Mitch Moreland, 1b; Leonys Martin, cf.
Angels lineup vs. LHP Derek Holland: Peter Bourjos, cf; Mike Trout, lf; Albert Pujols, dh; Mark Trumbo, 1b; Josh Hamilton, rf; Howie Kendrick, 2b; Brendan Harris, ss; Chris Iannetta, c; Luis Jimenez, 3b.
-- Jeff Wilson