Geovany Soto makes his fifth start of the season at catcher, as he's paired with Justin Grimm for the second consecutive outing. Craig Gentry also gets a start in center field with the Twins starting left-hander Scott Diamond tonight.
Texas -- 1. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Lance Berkman, dh; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. Nelson Cruz, rf; 6. David Murphy, lf; 7. Geovany Soto, c; 8. Mitch Moreland, 1b; 9. Craig Gentry, cf.
RHP Justin Grimm (1-0, 2.70 ERA)
Minnesota -- 1. Brian Dozier, 2b; 2. Joe Mauer, c; 3. Josh Willingham, dh; 4. Justin Morneau, 1b; 5. Chris Parmelee, rf; 6. Trevor Plouffe, 3b; 7. Oswaldo Arcia, lf; 8. Aaron Hicks, cf; 9. Pedro Florimon, ss.
LHP Scott Diamond (1-1, 4.35 ERA)