Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/3/13
Ben Whitehead Contributing Writer It’s a battle of power at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington as the Boston Red Sox take on the Texas Rangers in what is sure to be a great weekend of baseball in the Lone Star State. The Red Sox come in with the best record in baseball, 20-8, and look to continue their dominance on the road (9-3 road record). Texas, meanwhile, just lost its first series of the season. The other Sox, the Chicago White Sox, took 2-of-3 from the Rangers, who have the third-best record in the AL at 17-11. Here’s tonight’s Red Sox lineup, which sees Big Papi back in the clean-up spot after a day off in Toronto and Shane Victorino return after a 7-game hiatus with a back injury (first pitch - 8:05 pm EDT): 1. Ellsbury, CF  2. Victorino, RF 3. Pedroia, 2B 4. Ortiz, DH 5. Napoli, 1B 6. Gomes, LF 7. Middlebrooks, 3B 8. Saltalamacchia, C 9. Ciriaco, SS Doubront, P Texas has LHP Derek Holland opening up the series on the mound. Holland is 1-2 with a 3.38 ERA, but has had t...
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