ALDS Game 2 lineups: Rays vs. Rangers

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Here are the lineups for Game 2 of the ALDS between the Rays and Rangers. First pitch is scheduled for just after 7 p.m. ET.

   TAMPA BAY RAYS                TEXAS RANGERS
1. Desmond Jennings, LF       1. Ian Kinsler, 2B
2. B.J. Upton, CF             2. Elvis Andrus, SS
3. Evan Longoria, 3B          3. Josh Hamilton, CF
4. Ben Zobrist, 2B            4. Michael Young, DH
5. Johnny Damon, DH           5. Adrian Beltre, 3B
6. Kelly Shoppach, C          6. Mike Napoli, C
7. Sean Rodriguez, SS         7. Nelson Cruz, RF
8. Casey Kotchman, 1B         8. David Murphy, LF
9. Matt Joyce, RF             9. Mitch Moreland, 1B

SP James Shields, RHP         SP Derek Holland, LHP

Rangers manager Ron Washington is going with left-handed batters Murphy and Moreland against the right-handed Shields. Napoli, who served as the DH in Game 1, will start behind the plate in Game 2.

Tampa Bay’s Game 1 leadoff man, Rodriguez, is batting seventh in Game 2. Jennings will start things off.

The Rays hold a 1-0 series lead courtesy of rookie Matt Moore’s fine performance on Friday afternoon.

Corey Seager will be included on Dodgers’ World Series roster

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Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager will be on the team’s World Series roster.

Seager, 23, played in the NLDS but was left off the NLCS roster due to a lower back injury suffered in Game 3 against the Diamondbacks. He had three hits, including a triple, in 15 plate appearances in that series. During the regular season, Seager hit .295/.375/.479 with 22 home runs, 77 RBI, and 85 runs scored across 613 PA.

Charlie Culberson and Chris Taylor handled shortstop while Seager was absent. Both players were among the Dodgers’ best performers in the NLCS. With Seager back in the fold, Taylor will play mostly center field and Culberson will return to his bench role.