Manager Ron Washington is sticking with David Murphy as the No. 2 hitter while dropping Elvis Andrus to the bottom half in hopes of getting him jump-started. Andrus is batting seventh Monday in the opener at Baltimore, with Engel Beltre and Leonys Martin below him. Nelson Cruz is getting a day as the designated hitter.
Rangers lineup vs. RHP Scott Feldman: Ian Kinsler, 2b; David Murphy, lf; Nelson Cruz, dh; Adrian Beltre, 3b; A.J. Pierzynski, c; Mitch Moreland, 1b; Elvis Andrus, ss; Engel Beltre, cf; Leonys Martin, rf.
Orioles lineup vs. LHP Derek Holland: Nick Markakis, rf; Manny Machado, 3b; Adam Jones, cf; Chris Davis, 1b; Matt Wieters, c; J.J. Hardy, ss; Nate McLouth, lf; Brian Roberts, 2b; Alexi Casilla, 2b.
-- Jeff Wilson