Lineup: Adrian Beltre at DH

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers will have Adrian Beltre as the designated hitter in Friday's series opener against the Colorado Rockies. Manager Ron Washington said he was going to rotate the DH to give guys rest over the next few days, and today that guy is Beltre with Michael Young taking over for him on the field.

Here are the lineups:


2B Ian Kinsler

SS Elvis Andrus

LF Josh Hamilton (L)

DH Adrian Beltre

3B Michael Young

RF Nelson Cruz

1B Mike Napoli

C Yorvit Torrealba

CF Craig Gentry


CF Dexter Fowler (S)

2B Marco Scutaro

LF Carlos Gonzalez

DH Jason Giambi (L)

RF Michael Cuddyer

1B Todd Helton (L)

3B Chris Nelson

C Wilin Rosario

SS Jonathan Herrera