Lineups: Moreland back at first; Berkman rests

MESA, Ariz.--The Texas Rangers (12-11-2) seek their third consecutive victory when they hit the road to take on the Chicago Cubs (11-14) on Tuesday at HoHoKam Stadium at 3:05 p.m. CT. The Rangers are coming off an 8-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday at Surprise Stadium. Alexi Ogando is getting the start for Texas. Lance Berkman, who made his first start of spring at first base last night, has the day off. Mitch Moreland is playing first.

The Rangers' lineup for today's game:

2B Ian Kinsler

CF Craig Gentry

LF David Murphy

3B Adrian Beltre

C A.J. Pierzynski

1B Mitch Moreland

RF Jim Adduci

DH Jeff Baker

SS Luis Sardinas


RHP Alexi Ogando

RHP Johan Yan

RHP Coty Woods

RHP Tanner Scheppers

RHP Josh Lindblom

RHP Cory Burns

RHP Randy Wells


CF David DeJesus

SS Starlin Castro

1B Anthony Rizzo

LF Alfonso Soriano

RF Nate Schierholtz

C Welington Castillo

3B Luis Valbuena

2B Darwin Barney

DH Dioner Navarro


LHP Chris Rusin

RHP Carlos Marmol

RHP Blake Parker

LHP James Russell