ARLINGTON, Texas -- Geovany Soto will catch Yu Darvish on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the ace right-hander's first start since he and catcher A.J. Pierzynski exchanged words in a start against Oakland.
Pierzynski is in Monday night's lineup as the designated hitter. Pierzynski had caught Darvish's last seven starts.
2B Ian Kinsler
SS Elvis Andrus
RF Alex Rios
LF Jim Adduci