Tonight’s Rangers-Orioles lineups: Moreland remains No. 3 batter

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Ron Washington doesn’t have many options to put in the three-hole and said he’ll stick with the struggling Mitch Moreland in that spot for now.

Moreland is batting .182 over his last eight games and has only one home run over his last 41 games.

“We know he’s capable of it, just not getting it done,” Washington said.

As a whole, the Rangers haven’t gotten it done at home, going 4-12 in their last 16 games at Globe Life Park. Washington said he’s surprised by those numbers, but doesn’t know the reasoning behind the home struggles.

The Rangers will try to get it back on track tonight against the Orioles and avoid a three-game home sweep.

Texas -- 1. Shin-Soo Choo, lf; 2. Elvis Andrus, ss; 3. Mitch Moreland, 1b; 4. Adrian Beltre, 3b; 5. Alex Rios, dh; 6. Chris Gimenez, c; 7. Leonys Martin, cf; 8. Michael Choice, rf; 9. Rougned Odor, 2b.

RHP Colby Lewis (4-4, 5.44 ERA)

Baltimore -- 1. Nick Markakis, rf; 2. Manny Machado, 3b; 3. Nelson Cruz, dh; 4. Adam Jones, cf; 5. Chris Davis, 1b; 6. J.J. Hardy, ss; 7. Jonathan Schoop, 2b; 8. David Lough, lf; 9. Caleb Joseph, c.

RHP Chris Tillman (3-4, 4.17)

Drew Davison, 817-390-7760 Twitter: @drewdavison

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