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Angels Vs. Rangers: Mitch Moreland (Tight Right Hamstring) Scratched From Lineup

The series finale between the Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers Thursday night in Anaheim has a slight twist. First baseman Mitch Moreland has been scratched with a tight right hamstring, which was injured Wednesday night, per Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas:

#Rangers change lineup. Mitch Moreland out of the lineup.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply


Endy Chavez is now in center field for the Angels, with Josh Hamilton moving from center to designated hitter, and Mike Napoli moving from DH to first base. Here is the update Rangers lineup:

Kinsler 2B
Andrus SS
Hamilton DH
Young 3B
Cruz LF
Napoli 1B
Murphy RF
Torrealba C
Chavez CF

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