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.

Blue Jays could move Jaime Garcia to bullpen

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Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi reports that the Blue Jays are considering moving starter Jaime Garcia to the bullpen. If they go that route, Sam Gaviglio would start in Garcia’s place on Sunday against the Angels.

Garcia, 31, has struggled to a 6.16 ERA with a 56/31 K/BB ratio in 61 1/3 innings over 13 starts this season. Gaviglio, meanwhile, has a 3.75 ERA with 35 striekouts and 11 walks in 36 innings across six starts and two relief appearances for the Jays this year.

Garcia inked a one-year, $10 million contract with the Jays in February. The deal includes a club option for the 2019 season worth $10 million with a $2 million buyout.