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Astros Vs. Rangers: Sunday's Starting Lineups Have Been Announced

The Houston Astros will try and prevent from being swept by the Texas Rangers on Sunday by sending Dallas Keuchel on the mound for his major league debut. The Rangers will counter with veteran right-handed hurler Colby Lewis as the Texas pitchers have given up just 5 runs in the first two games of the series.

Carlos Lee will start at DH for the Astros for J.D. Martinez, Matt Downs will start at first base for Brett Wallace, Jason Castro will start at catcher for Chris Snyder and Brian Bixler will man the hot corner at third for Chris Johnson. Here are the starting lineups for both teams.

Houston Astros Starting Lineup

1. Jordan Schafer (L) CF
2. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
3. Jed Lowrie (S) SS
4. Carlos Lee (R) DH
5. Brian Bogusevic (L) RF
6. Justin Maxwell (R) LF
7. Jason Castro (L) C
8. Matt Downs (R) 1B
9. Brian Bixler (R) 3B

Texas Rangers Starting Lineup

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Elvis Andrus (R) SS
3. Michael Young (R) 3B
4. Adrian Beltre (R) DH
5. Nelson Cruz (R) LF
6. Mike Napoli (R) 1B
7. Brandon Snyder (R) RF
8. Yorvit Torrealba (R) C
9. Craig Gentry (R) CF

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