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Vlad Out, Murphy in for Game 2



    Vlad Out, Murphy in for Game 2
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    Vladimir Guerrero smiles while sittting in the dugout during a workout session at AT&T Park.

    The Texas Rangers are making a lineup change for Game 2 against the San Francisco Giants.

    In is OF David Murphy and out is Vlad Guerrero who played RF in the Game 1 loss.

    Guerrero, who was the team's designated hitter during the regular season, played in only 18 contests during the regular season.  In Wednesday night's 11-7 loss, Guerrero was charged with two errors.  He was 1-4 at the plate with 2 RBIs and 1 strike out.

    Murphy, who had an RBI as a pinch hitter in his one plate appearance in Game 1, is moving to left field.  That will leave Josh Hamilton in center and Nelson Cruz will slide over to right.

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    Look for Vladdy to be back in the lineup in the DH slot with the series returns to Texas on Saturday.

    Game 2 is scheduled to begin shortly before 7 p.m.