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Lineups: Derek Lowe starts in place of Yu Darvish

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers (11-11-2) look to get back above .500 when they face the Kansas City Royals (17-4-1) on Monday at Surprise Stadium at 8:05 p.m. CT. The Rangers were 1-1 in their Sunday split-squad games losing, 4-3, to the Seattle Mariners in Surprise and beating the Chicago Cubs, 8-5, at Cashman Field in Las Vegas. Derek Lowe is starting in place of Yu Darvish, who was scratched because of a stiff neck.

The Rangers' lineup for today's game:

2B Ian Kinsler

SS Elvis Andrus

1B Lance Berkman

3B Adrian Beltre

LF David Murphy

C Geovany Soto

DH Mitch Moreland

CF Craig Gentry

RF Julio Borbon

Pitchers:

RHP Derek Lowe

LHP Joe Ortiz

LHP Nate Robertson

RHP Josh Lindblom

RHP Cory Burns

RHP Ben Rowen

RHP Yoshinori Tateyama

ROYALS:

LF Alex Gordon

SS Alcides Escobar

1B Eric Hosmer

DH Billy Butler

3B Mike Moustakas

C Salvador Perez

CF Lorenzo Cain

RF Jeff Francoeur

2B Johnny Giavotella

Pitchers:

RHP Ervin Santana

RHP Luke Hochevar

RHP Louis Coleman

LHP Donnie Joseph

LHP Tim Collins