There’s just a couple of items to update you on this morning …
–Andrew Bailey will make one rehab outing for Triple-A Sacramento before coming off the DL. We don’t know what day that will be, but the A’s might announce it after the game.
–Fellow reliever Craig Breslow’s bruised forearm doesn’t seem serious, but he said he’d have to play catch before the game before knowing if he’d be available today. If not, he said he should be ready for Thursday night’s series opener against Tampa Bay.
–That was quite a play by Cliff Pennington on his spin-and-throw from behind second base on Jose Molina’s grounder last night. Pennington was actually practicing such a throw during BP before that game, and he said the whole motion is still a work in progress as far as he’s concerned. …
–Steve Tolleson is getting a look all over the infield. He started at shortstop Saturday night against Minnesota and third base last night. He’s at second base this afternoon with Mark Ellis taking a turn at DH.
The full lineups:
A’s — Crisp CF, Barton 1B, Jackson LF, Suzuki C, Kouzmanoff 3B, Ellis DH, Davis RF, Tolleson 2B, Pennington SS; Gonzalez LHP.
Blue Jays — Lewis LF, Escobar SS, Bautista RF, Wells CF, Lind DH, Hill 2B, Overbay 1B, Encarnacion 3B, Arencibia C; Rzepczynski LHP.