Well, hello and welcome to tonight's game thread! I'll be your host for all the twists and turns in tonight's ballgame, for as many threads as it takes (hey, it's Texas).
Tonight's game is brought to us by the letter "G", as it pits Gaudin against Gabbard. Gaudin has had some success against the Rangers, all except Michael Young, but Gabbard has only faced the A's once.
The Rangers send out the following lineup:
Saltalamacchia (did they make that up?!)
The A's counter with the following:
On a side note, I really hope Chavez goes and fixes himself, whatever it takes.