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World Series: Game 1 lineups

October 27, 2010 |  2:09 pm

For most of the season, Aubrey Huff batted third or fourth for the San Francisco Giants. He has not batted in a lower position since June 5.

However, Huff is batting .256 with no extra-base hits in postseason play, and he has not homered in his past 65 at-bats. With left-hander Cliff Lee starting for the Texas Rangers, the Giants dropped Huff to sixth for Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday.

The starting lineups:

Elvis Andrus, ss
Michael Young, 3b
Josh Hamilton, cf
Vladimir Guerrero, rf
Nelson Cruz, lf
Ian Kinsler, 2b
Bengie Molina, c
Mitch Moreland, 1b
Cliff Lee, p

Andres Torres, cf
Freddy Sanchez, 2b
Buster Posey, c
Pat Burrell, lf
Cody Ross, rf
Aubrey Huff, 1b
Juan Uribe, 3b
Edgar Renteria, ss
Tim Lincecum, p

-- Bill Shaikin in San Francisco

Related: World Series Game 1: Texas Rangers vs. San Francisco Giants, inning by inning