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May 06, 2013

Monday's Rangers-Cubs lineups: Mitch Moreland batting fifth

For the sixth time in his career, Mitch Moreland will start a game batting fifth for the Rangers. He's there Monday as Lance Berkman sits with no DH at Wrigley Field and with A.J. Pierzynski getting a day off. Moreland also hit second five times and sixth through ninth 272 times. Moreland has hits in 11 of his past 14 games and his hitting .404 in that stretch to lift his average from .157 to .282.

Rangers lineup vs. RHP Scott Feldman: Ian Kinsler, 2b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Adrian Beltre, 3b; Nelson Cruz, rf; Mitch Moreland, 1b; Geovany Soto, c; David Murphy, lf; Leonys Martin, cf; Nick Tepesch, p.

Cubs lineup vs. RHP Nick Tepesch: David DeJesus, df; Starlin Castro, ss; Anthony Rizzo, 1b; Alfonso Soriano, lf; Nate Schierholtz, rf; Welington Castillo, c; Luis Valbuena, 3b; Darwin Barney, 2b; Scott Feldman, p.

-- Jeff Wilson


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