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Friday Texas Rangers lineup: Martin active, Profar sits

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Chris Martin has been activated from the disabled list today, and Jurickson Profar is getting a day off

MLB: Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Texas Rangers start a three game set in Minnesota today, and do so with a fortified bullpen, as reliever Chris Martin has been activated from the disabled list. He had been put on the d.l. retroactive to last Tuesday after hurting himself banging into a gate coming out of the bullpen during the Robinson Chirinos/Matt Kemp scuffle. Ricky Rodriguez was optioned yesterday to open up a roster spot.

As for today’s lineup, Adrian Beltre is in the field at third base, and Jurickson Profar is getting the day off.

The lineup:

Choo — DH

Elvis — SS

Mazara —RF

Beltre — 3B

Odor — 2B

Gallo — LF

Chirinos — C

Guzman — 1B

DeShields — CF

Mike Minor starts on the mound for Texas.