Lance Berkman remains sidelined with a sore right knee. Manager Ron Washington said he didn't ask Berkman how he felt coming in Saturday, as he intended to give him at least one more day on his achy right knee.
Berkman had two surgeries on his right knee last year, and has started only two of the past nine games. Ian Kinsler is serving as the designated hitter tonight with Jurickson Profar starting at second.
Texas -- 1. Ian Kinsler, dh; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Nelson Cruz, rf; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. A.J. Pierzynski, c; 6. Mitch Moreland, 1b; 7. Jurickson Profar, 2b; 8. Engel Beltre, cf; 9. Leonys Martin, lf.
RHP Nick Tepesch (3-6, 4.60 ERA)
Cincinnati -- 1. Shin-Soo Choo, cf; 2. Zack Cozart, ss; 3. Joey Votto, 1b; 4. Brandon Phillips, 2b; 5. Jay Bruce, rf; 6. Xavier Paul, dh; 7. Jack Hannahan, 3b; 8. Devin Mesoraco, c; 9. Derrick Robinson, lf.
RHP Mike Leake (7-3, 2.61 ERA)