Game 2 of A’s-Giants on a sunny and breezy day at AT&T Park. Here’s your lineups:
A’s — Crisp CF, Barton 1B, Sweeney RF, Jackson LF, Ellis 2B, Kouzmanoff 3B, Powell C, Pennington SS, Anderson LHP.
Giants — Torres CF, Sanchez 2B, Posey C, Burrell LF, Ross RF, Huff 1B, Tejada 3B, Fontenot SS, Lincecum RHP.
–Bob Geren swapped out corner outfielders, plugging in Conor Jackson and Ryan Sweeney for Josh Willingham and David DeJesus. Jackson is 7 for 22 lifetime against Tim Lincecum. As for others in the lineup, Kevin Kouzmanoff has fared the best against the two-time Cy Young winner, going 13 for 34 (.382) for his career.
–Closer Andrew Bailey said he came out of Friday’s rehab appearance feeling good physically, but that his stuff needs to get sharper. The A’s haven’t decided when he’ll pitch next, but it will be with Triple-A Sacramento again. Bailey suggested Monday as a possible date.