The Texas Rangers face their AL West rival the Oakland Athletics. Rougned Odor was scratched from today's lineup due to a tight right oblique. Odor has hit in two of the three games played, along with a stolen base. Non-roster invitee Pedro Ciriaco will bat second in place of Odor.
Left-handed pitcher Derek Holland will start for Texas.
- Delino DeShields, CF
- Pedro Ciriaco, 2B
- Justin Ruggiano, LF
- Nomar Mazara, RF
- Patrick Kivlehan, DH
- Joey Gallo, 3B
- Ike Davis, 1B
- Elvis Andrus, SS
- Michael McKenry, C
Today's lineup will face A's lefty Eric Surkamp.
- Billy Burns, CF
- Coco Crisp, LF
- Jed Lowrie, 2B
- Khris Davis, DH
- Chris Coghlan, RF
- Marcus Semien, SS
- Yonder Alonso, 1B
- Matt Chapman, 3B
- Carson Blair, C
- Holland pitched 1.2 scoreless innings in his first outing of Spring.
- DeShields is batting .429 with hits in last three games.
- Ike Davis has hits in his three games.
- Gallo showing patience at the plate as he has reached safely in his four 'A' games by either a walk or a hit.
- Mazara leads the club with 6 RBI.
Hopefully, the Rangers can continue their winning ways this Spring. It may be early and only Spring Training games but, we know that a good camp tends to carry over to the beginning of the regular season.null