Jarrod Parker has been scratched, which is good news for the Texas Rangers. But it also means Lance Berkman won't be starting today at DH, as Oakland is now going with left-hander Tommy Milone.
Texas vs. LHP Tommy Milone -- 1. Ian Kinsler, 2b; 2. Elvis Andrus; 3. Alex Rios, rf; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. A.J. Pierzynski, c; 6. Jeff Baker, dh; 7. Jim Adduci, 1b; 8. Joey Butler, lf; 9. Craig Gentry, cf.
Oakland vs. LHP Martin Perez -- 1. Coco Crisp, cf; 2. Chris Young, lf; 3. Jed Lowrie, ss; 4. Josh Donaldson, 3b; 5. Derek Norris, c; 6. Alberto Callaspo, 2b; 7. Nate Freiman, dh; 8. Josh Reddick, rf; 9. Daric Barton, 1b.