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Lineups and a look at the A’s 2012 schedule

The lineups for the A’s-Angels series finale:

A’s — Pennington SS, Suzuki C, Matsui DH, Willingham LF, DeJesus RF, Sizemore 3B, Sweeney CF, Allen 1B, Sogard 2B; Harden RHP.

Angels — Aybar SS, Kendrick 2B, Abreu DH, Hunter RF, Trumbo 1B, Callaspo 3B, Wells LF, Bourjos CF, Mathis C; Weaver RHP.

–It’s just a regular day off for Jemile Weeks. Manager Bob Melvin said he thought Weeks showed a bit of fatigue last night and wanted to give him a rest.

–In case you haven’t seen it, here’s the A’s 2012 schedule, just released this morning. There’s a significant change from earlier drafts of the schedule, pertaining to Oakland’s interleague opponents. The A’s will travel to Arizona and Colorado, and they’ll host the Dodgers and San Diego Padres. …

April

6 Seattle
7 Seattle
8 Seattle
9 Kansas City
10 Kansas City
11 Kansas City
12 Off Day
13 at Seattle
14 at Seattle
15 at Seattle
16 at Los Angeles AL
17 at Los Angeles AL
18 at Los Angeles AL
19 at Los Angeles AL
20 Cleveland
21 Cleveland
22 Cleveland
23 Chicago AL
24 Chicago AL
25 Chicago AL
26 Off Day
27 at Baltimore
28 at Baltimore
29 at Baltimore
30 at Boston

May

1 at Boston
2 at Boston
3 Off Day
4 at Tampa Bay
5 at Tampa Bay
6 at Tampa Bay
7 Off Day
8 Toronto
9 Toronto
10 Detroit
11 Detroit
12 Detroit
13 Detroit
14 at Los Angeles AL
15 at Los Angeles AL
16 at Texas
17 at Texas
18 at San Francisco
19 at San Francisco
20 at San Francisco
21 Los Angeles AL
22 Los Angeles AL
23 Los Angeles AL
24 Off Day
25 New York AL
26 New York AL
27 New York AL
28 at Minnesota
29 at Minnesota
30 at Minnesota
31 Off Day

June

1 at Kansas City
2 at Kansas City
3 at Kansas City
4 Off Day
5 Texas
6 Texas
7 Texas
8 at Arizona
9 at Arizona
10 at Arizona
11 Off Day
12 at Colorado
13 at Colorado
14 at Colorado
15 San Diego
16 San Diego
17 San Diego
18 Off Day
19 Los Angeles NL
20 Los Angeles NL
21 Los Angeles NL
22 San Francisco
23 San Francisco
24 San Francisco
25 at Seattle
26 at Seattle
27 at Seattle
28 at Texas
29 at Texas
30 at Texas

July

1 at Texas
2 Boston
3 Boston
4 Boston
5 Seattle
6 Seattle
7 Seattle
8 Seattle

9-12 All Star Game at Kansas City, MO

13 at Minnesota
14 at Minnesota
15 at Minnesota
16 Texas
17 Texas
18 Texas
19 New York AL
20 New York AL
21 New York AL
22 New York AL
23 Off Day
24 at Toronto
25 at Toronto
26 at Toronto
27 at Baltimore
28 at Baltimore
29 at Baltimore
30 Tampa Bay
31 Tampa Bay

August

1 Tampa Bay
2 Toronto
3 Toronto
4 Toronto
5 Toronto
6 Los Angeles AL
7 Los Angeles AL
8 Los Angeles AL
9 Off Day
10 at Chicago AL
11 at Chicago AL
12 at Chicago AL
13 Off Day
14 at Kansas City
15 at Kansas City
16 at Kansas City
17 Cleveland
18 Cleveland
19 Cleveland
20 Minnesota
21 Minnesota
22 Minnesota
23 at Tampa Bay
24 at Tampa Bay
25 at Tampa Bay
26 Off Day
27 at Cleveland
28 at Cleveland
29 at Cleveland
30 at Cleveland
31 Boston

September

1 Boston
2 Boston
3 Los Angeles AL
4 Los Angeles AL
5 Los Angeles AL
6 Off Day
7 at Seattle
8 at Seattle
9 at Seattle
10 at Los Angeles AL
11 at Los Angeles AL
12 at Los Angeles AL
13 at Los Angeles AL
14 Baltimore
15 Baltimore
16 Baltimore
17 Off Day
18 at Detroit
19 at Detroit
20 at Detroit
21 at New York AL
22 at New York AL
23 at New York AL
24 at Texas
25 at Texas
26 at Texas
27 at Texas
28 Seattle
29 Seattle
30 Seattle

October

1 Texas
2 Texas
3 Texas

Joe Stiglich