Adrian Beltre didn't have to talk his way into the Rangers' lineup for Wednesday night against Boston. He was in it before he arrived at Fenway Park after getting an extra day Tuesday to rest his strained left hamstring. So, the Rangers are back to their new normal with Ian Kinsler out.
Rangers lineup vs. RHP John Lackey: Elvis Andrus, ss; David Murphy, lf; Lance Berkman, dh; Adrian Beltre, 3b; Nelson Cruz, rf; A.J. Pierzynski, c; Mitch Moreland, 1b; Jurickson Profar, 2b; Leonys Martin, cf.
Red Sox lineup vs. RHP Alexi Ogando: Daniel Nava, rf; Mike Carp, lf; Dustin Pedroia, 2b; David Ortiz, dh; Mike Napoli, 1b; Jarrod Saltalamacchia, c; Stephen Drew, ss; Jose Iglesias, 3b; Jackie Bradley Jr., cf.
-- Jeff Wilson