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Game Thread #7: A's at Rangers

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Lefties on the rubber for both teams in today's rubber game.

Shhh, the A's are secretly good.
Shhh, the A's are secretly good.
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I'll skip the floofy pre-game talk today. Both teams have lefties on the mound today. Sean Manaea and Martin Perez had pretty comparable first starts of the season, going 6 innings, getting 4 K's, and giving up 4 or 3 runs respectively. Kendall Graveman helped the A's bounce back after a crushing first game of the series, and now the A's have a shot at getting above .500 with their #2 on the mound. Can they seize the opportunity?

Today's Lineups

Marcus Semien - SS Carlos Gomez - CF
Rajai Davis - CF Elvis Andrus - SS
Ryon Healy - 1B Nomar Mazara - RF
Khris Davis - DH Mike Napoli - DH
Jed Lowrie - 2B Rougned Odor - 2B
Trevor Plouffe - 3B Ryan Rua - 1B
Mark Canha - RF Robinson Chirinos - C
Josh Phegley - C Joey Gallo - 3B
Adam Rosales - LF Delino DeShields Jr. - LF
Sean Manaea - LHP Martin Perez - LHP

Game starts at 12:05 PT. Go A's!