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Rays v Rangers: Myers cuts hair, also a big game

Posted Sep 19, 2013 by Roger Mooney

Updated Sep 19, 2013 at 05:55 PM

ROGER MOONEY
ST. PETERSBURG – Big news: Wil Myers cut his hair. Said he wanted to change things up. Said it’s no big deal.

This is a big deal: The Rays and Rangers play the finale of this four-game series at the Trop. The winner will have the tie-breaker based on head-to-head matchup this season should the finish in a tie for the Wild Card spot.

Also, a Rays win would extend their lead in the Wild Card to two games, while a loss drops them into a tie for first with the Rangers.

So … big game.

Matt Moore faces Yu Darvish.

Myers is not in the lineup because of the right-handed Darvish. Evan Longoria will serve as the DH and Kelly Johnson will be play third.

Here are the lineups:

RANGERS
Kinsler 2B
Andrus SS
Rios RF
Beltre 3B
Baker DH
Soto C
Gentry CF
Butler LF
Moreland 1B

Darvish RHP 12-9, 2.79

RAYS
DeJesus LF
Zobrist 2B
Joyce RF
Longoria 3B
Loney 1B
Johnson 3B
Jennings CF
Lobaton C
Escobar SS

Moore LHP (15-3, 3.11)

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