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Game Thread #49: Oakland Athletics vs. Detroit Tigers

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Well after an uninspiring series loss to the Seattle Mariners, save for the gem that Rich Hill pitched, the A's open a series at home against the Detroit Tigers, who are playing just about .500 ball. The A's would be so lucky; they are missing most of their team, and almost all of their starting pitching, but we do get to see Sean Manaea face off against another rookie pitcher tonight.

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Happy Friday and welcome to an amazing fun-filled three-day weekend! Here's to hoping that the A's can start us off with a win to kick off the holiday weekend as Sean Manaea takes the mound against Michael Fulmer for the Tigers. I like the A's lineup tonight, and there's nothing like Manaea getting the starts to increase his big league experience.

Here we go...


Here are your lineups:

Today's Lineups

DETROIT TIGERS OAKLAND A'S
Ian Kinsler - 2B Coco Crisp - LF
J.D. Martinez - RF Billy Burns - CF
Miguel Cabrera - 1B Stephen Vogt - C
Victor Martinez - DH Danny Valencia - 3B
Nick Castellanos - 3B Jed Lowrie - 2B
Justin Upton - LF Khris Davis - DH
Cameron Maybin - CF Yonder Alonso - 1B
James McCann - C Marcus Semien - SS
Jose Iglesias - SS Chris Coghlan - RF
Michael Fulmer - RHP Sean Manaea - LHP

Rally Baby says, THREE DAY WEEKEND!

LET'S GO OAK-LAND