It's tough to concentrate on the actual playing of baseball on days like today. But life goes on, and there are still seven games left this season.
Here are the lineups, as Jharel Cotton and the A's try to avoid the sweep, and ideally not get shut out for the series.
|TEXAS RANGERS||OAKLAND A'S|
|Carlos Gomez - LF||Joey Wendle - 2B|
|Ian Desmond - CF||Stephen Vogt - DH|
|Carlos Beltran - DH||Ryon Healy - 3B|
|Adrian Beltre - 3B||Khris Davis - LF|
|Rougned Odor - 2B||Yonder Alonso - 1B|
|Jonathan Lucroy - C||Marcus Semien - SS|
|Mitch Moreland - 1B||Bruce Maxwell - C|
|Jared Hoying - RF||Brett Eibner - CF|
|Hanser Alberto - SS||Matt Olson - RF|
|Colby Lewis - RHP||Jharel Cotton - RHP|