Lineups: David Murphy gets try at DH

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers will try another bat at designated hitter, this time David Murphy, who will take a .221 batting average into Friday's game against first-place Oakland.

Here are Friday's lineups for Game 1 of this important series against the A's:


2B Ian Kinsler

SS Elvis Andrus

RF Alex Rios

3B Adrian Beltre

C A.J. Pierzynski

1B Mitch Moreland

LF Jim Adduci

DH David Murphy

CF Leonys Martin

P Derek Holland


CF Coco Crisp

3B Josh Donaldson

SS Jed Lowrie

LF Yoenis Cespedes

1B Nate Freiman

2B Alberto Callaspo

RF Chris Young

DH Derek Norris

C Kurt Suzuki

P Dan Straily