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Texas Rangers lineup for April 9, 2023

Trying to avoid the sweep in Chicago

MLB: APR 08 Rangers at Cubs Photo by John Smolek/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Texas Rangers lineup for April 9, 2023 against the Chicago Cubs: starting pitchers are Jon Gray for the Rangers and Jameson Taillon for the Cubs.

Texas takes on the Cubs in the series finale, and will be trying to avoid a sweep after falling in the first two games of the series. The game also features the first starts of the season for Travis Jankowski and Bubba Thompson.

The lineup:

Semien — 2B

Seager — SS

Lowe — 1B

Garcia — DH

Jung — 3B

Smith — LF

Heim — C

Jankowski — RF

Thompson — CF

1:20 p.m. Central start time. Texas is a -110 favorite.