Open Thread: Game 103 - A's vs. Tigers

The A's and Barry Zito with a 9-8 record and a 3.59 ERA take on the Tigers and Nate Robertson with a 5-8 record and a 3.52 ERA.

The Tigers are a great hitting ballclub, especially with Ordonez in that lineup.  At one point last night, I looked at Gameday and the top six hitters in the Tigers lineup were all above a .300 batting average.  So Zito will have his hands full for sure.

I have to run out for a while, but I'm going to be listening to the game on the radio.  I'll open a couple of extra threads for your use.

By the way, here is this week's series look-alike...Chris Shelton and Sloth from Goonies.  Either that or Alfred E. Newman.  I bet his teammates have already figured that one out.

LET'S GO A'S!!!!!!! Starting lineups:

Polanco
Guillen
Shelton
Ordonez
White
Rodriguez
Young
Inge
Logan

Kendall
Ellis
Crosby
Chavez
Payton
Johnson
Swisher
Hatteberg (DH)
M. Scutaro (LF)

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