Lineups: Andrus returns, Cruz sits out

HOUSTON -- The finale of this three-game series between the Rangers and Astros at Minute Maid Park tonight features two major lineup changes: Elvis Andrus (wrist) returns to the lineup for the first time in the last four games, and Nelson Cruz gets the day off. We'll have more with Ron Washington on the moves.

For now, here's the lineups for the last game of the Lone Star Series:


2B Ian Kinsler

SS Elvis Andrus

LF Josh Hamilton

3B Adrian Beltre

1B Michael Young

RF David Murphy

C Yorvit Torrealba

CF Craig Gentry

P Matt Harrison


CF Michael Bourn

2B Jeff Keppinger

RF Hunter Pence

1B Carlos Lee

LF Jason Michaels

3B Chris Johnson

SS Clint Barmes

C J.R. Towles

P Wandy Rodriguez