Leody Taveras not in Rangers' lineup Thursday

Texas Rangers outfielder Leody Taveras is sitting Thursday in the team's game against the Seattle Mariners.

What It Means:

Taveras is being replaced in center field by Bubba Thompson versus Mariners starter Marco Gonzales.

In 324 plate appearances this season, Taveras has a .262 batting average with a .669 OPS, 4 home runs, 36 runs, 32 RBI and 10 stolen bases.