A.J. Pierzynski is making his fifth consecutive start at catcher for the Texas Rangers, and manager Ron Washington said he hasn't decided when Geovany Soto will make his 2013 debut.
Matt Harrison, meanwhile, is looking to bounce back after a tough start in the season opener, as he makes his second start of the season for the Rangers. Angels right-hander Tommy Hanson makes his season debut.
Texas: 1. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Lance Berkman, dh; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. David Murphy, lf; 6. Nelson Cruz, rf; 7. A.J. Pierzynski, c; 8. Mitch Moreland, 1b; 9. Leonys Martin, cf.
LA Angels: 1. Mike Trout, lf; 2. Erick Aybar, ss; 3. Albert Pujols, dh; 4. Josh Hamilton, rf; 5. Mark Trumbo, 1b; 6. Howard Kendrick, 2b; 7. Alberto Callaspo, 3b; 8. Chris Iannetta, c; 9. Peter Bourjos, cf.