David Murphy is out with a stomach bug, which means Craig Gentry and Leonys Martin are starting for the first time together. They will be roaming center and left field for Alexi Ogando, who is looking for his first win since April 8.
Texas -- 1. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Lance Berkman, dh; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. A.J. Pierzynski, c; 6. Nelson Cruz, rf; 7. Mitch Moreland, 1b; 8. Craig Gentry, cf; 9. Leonys Martin, lf.
RHP Alexi Ogando (2-2, 3.38 ERA)
Boston -- 1. Jacoby Ellsbury, cf; 2. Shane Victorino, rf; 3. Dustin Pedroia, 2b; 4. David Ortiz, dh; 5. Mike Napoli, 1b; 6. Daniel Nava, lf; 7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, c; 8. Will Middlebrooks, 3b; 9. Stephen Drew, ss.
RHP John Lackey (1-1, 2.61 ERA)