Lineups: Gentry starts in LF, Murphy is DH

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Manager Ron Washington went with speed and outfield defense in Saturday night's starting lineup against the Kansas City Royals by starting Craig Gentry in left field.

David Murphy gets his third start of the season as the designated hitter. Here's the starting lineups for tonight's game:


2B Ian Kinsler

SS Elvis Andrus

RF Alex Rios

3B Adrian Beltre

C A.J. Pierzynski

1B Mitch Moreland

LF Craig Gentry

DH David Murphy

CF Leonys Martin

P Matt Garza


LF Alex Gordon

2B Emilio Bonifacio

1B Eric Hosmer

DH Billy Butler

C Salvador Perez

3B Mike Moustakas

RF Lorenzo Cain

CF Jarrod Dyson

SS Alcides Escobar

P Jeremy Guthrie