AL lineup: Hamilton, Beltre back-to-back

PHOENIX -- American League manager Ron Washington announced his lineup for Tuesday's All-Star Game and has coupled his Rangers starters together with Josh Hamilton hitting fifth and Adrian Beltre sixth.

This is the second straight year that the Rangers have had teammates hitting together in the lineup. Last year, Hamilton hit cleanup with Vladimir Guerrero at DH.


CF Curtis Granderson

SS Asdrubal Cabrera

1B Adrian Gonzalez

RF Jose Bautista

LF Josh Hamilton

3B Adrian Beltre

DH David Ortiz

2B Robinson Cano

C Alex Avila


2B Rickie Weeks

DH Carlos Beltran

CF Matt Kemp

1B Prince Fielder

C Brian McCann

RF Lance Berkman

LF Matt Holliday

SS Troy Tulowitzki

3B Scott Rolen

Jered Weaver (AL) vs. Roy Halladay (NL)