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Open Game Thread - Game 33: A's vs. Rangers





Lineup



Texas Rangers @ Oakland Athletics



05/04/08 1:05 PM PDT

















































































































Texas Rangers Oakland Athletics

Ramon Vazquez - 3B

Kurt Suzuki - C

Michael Young - SS

Mark Ellis - 2B

Josh Hamilton - CF

Daric Barton - 1B

Milton Bradley - DH

Frank Thomas - DH

David Murphy - RF

Jack Cust - LF

Brandon Boggs - LF

Emil Brown - RF

Gerald Laird - C

Bobby Crosby - SS

Chris Shelton - 1B

Jack Hannahan - 3B

German Duran - 2B

Ryan Sweeney - CF





Greg Smith takes the mound to see if he can keep the Rangers to 2 runs or fewer, as the A's try to prevent a sweep of the weekend home series.


Starting for the Rangers is ... Feldman?

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And their five starting second basemen:
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Well, since the on-field and giveaway unis are flashback to the late '60s and the Rangers starter and second baseman are flashbacks to the mid '80s, I'm going to venture a guess that the A's may once again have trouble scoring runs today.


On the other hand, the Rangers starter is a mediocre double-A pitcher who none of the A's have ever seen, so ... uh-oh.