A Sunday day after a Saturday night game gives manager Ron Washington another opportunity to rest a couple of his regular players. So, Ian Kinsler and A.J. Pierzynski are on the Rangers' bench for the finale against the Mariners.
Rangers lineup vs. RHP Brandon Maurer: Elvis Andrus, ss; Craig Gentry, cf; Lance Berkman, dh; Adrian Beltre, 3b; Nelson Cruz, rf; David Murphy, lf; Geovany Soto, c; Mitch Moreland, 1b; Leury Garcia, 2b.
Mariners lineup vs. RHP Nick Tepesch: Endy Chavez, cf; Jason Bay, rf; Kendrys Morales, dh; Raul Ibanez, lf; Justin Smoak, 1b; Kyle Seager, 3b; Jesus Montero, c; Dustin Ackley, 2b; Robert Andino, ss.
-- Jeff Wilson