The Texas Rangers are delayed for at least one hour this afternoon, as their game against the Rays will be in a weather delay. But when they do begin, Lance Berkman will be on the bench and Jeff Baker will make his first start of the season in right field with Nelson Cruz serving as the DH.
Texas -- 1. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 4. Nelson Cruz, dh; 5. David Murphy, lf; 6. Jeff Baker, rf; 7. Mitch Moreland, 1b; 8. Geovany Soto, c; 9. Craig Gentry, cf.
LHP Derek Holland (0-0, 2.57 ERA)
Tampa Bay -- 1. Desmond Jennings, cf; 2. Sean Rodriguez, lf; 3. Evan Longoria, dh; 4. Ben Zobrist, rf; 5. Shelley Duncan, 1b; 6. Yunel Escobar, ss; 7. Ryan Roberts, 3b; 8. Jose Lobaton, c; 9. Kelly Johnson, 2b.
LHP Matt Moore (1-0, 0.00 ERA)