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March 31, 2019 Texas Rangers lineup: Pence, Forsythe start

Hunter Pence and Logan Forsythe are both in the lineup today against the Chicago Cubs and Cole Hamels

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March 31, 2019 Texas Rangers lineup against the Chicago Cubs: Lance Lynn and Cole Hamels are the starting pitchers today for the rubber match in Arlington for the season opening series, and the left handed Hamels has prompted manager Chris Woodward to give Logan Forsythe his first start of the year at first base, as well as slotting Hunter Pence at DH in place of Shin-Soo Choo, who had 4 Ks yesterday before having a key 7th inning two RBI single that was instrumental in the Rangers win.

The lineup:

DeShields — CF

Odor — 2B

Elvis — SS

Gallo — LF

Pence — DH

Mazara — RF

Cabrera — 3B

Forsythe — 1B

Mathis — C