The Rangers plan to continue starting right-handed players against left-handed starters, which means that Jorge Cantu and Jeff Francoeur (photo, right) will be appearing in Texas' lineup against the Rays in Game 1 as ESPN Dallas reports .
The Rays have Cy Young candidate David Price lined up to pitch, so Cantu (photo, left) will draw the start at first and Francoeur likely will appear in right field. Cantu has lost playing time against right-handed starters thanks to his poor performance after being acquired from the Marlins but historically destroys lefties.
Francoeur, unlike Cantu, has impressed since joining Texas and also has his own established track record against lefties.
When righty James Shields takes the mound for Game 2, expect Mitch Moreland and either Julio Borbon or hobbled David Murphy to step into the lineup.
-- Evan Brunell
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