Lineups: Nelson Cruz draws first start in left field

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz, hero of Saturday's 8-3 win over Houston, draws his first start of the season in left field today, making way for Brandon Snyder in right. Josh Hamilton is sidelined for the third straight game as he recovers from an intestinal virus.

The lineups for today:


2B Ian Kinsler

SS Elvis Andrus

3B Michael Young

DH Adrian Beltre

LF Nelson Cruz

1B Mike Napoli

RF Brandon Snyder

C Yorvit Torrealba

CF Craig Gentry


CF Jordan Schafer

2B Jose Altuve

SS Jed Lowrie

DH Carlos Lee

RF Brian Bogusevic

LF Justin Maxwell

C Jason Castro

1B Matt Downs

3B Brian Bixler