Elvis Andrus is getting a "half-day" off by serving as the designated hitter tonight with Jurickson Profar filling in at shortstop.
Rangers starter Matt Garza is looking to snap his streak of allowing at least four runs for five consecutive starts.
Texas vs. RHP Mike Pelfrey -- 1. Leonys Martin, cf; 2. Elvis Andrus, dh; 3. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. A.J. Pierzynski, c; 6. Alex Rios, rf; 7. Mitch Moreland, 1b; 8. Jurickson Profar, ss; 9. David Murphy, lf.
Minnesota vs. RHP Matt Garza -- 1. Brian Dozier, 2b; 2. Chris Herrmann, c; 3. Josh Willingham, lf; 4. Ryan Doumit, dh; 5. Trevor Plouffe, 3b; 6. Chris Colabello, 1b; 7. Clete Thomas, cf; 8. Darin Mastroianni, rf; 9. Pedro Florimon, ss.