Greetings from the Coliseum … Here’s a brief story on the three-year contract extension that Bob Melvin signed as A’s manager.
A bigger story with quotes will be posted later tonight.
Here are the lineups as the A’s try to break their bad mojo against the Rangers.
A’s — Weeks 2B, Crisp CF, Matsui DH, Willingham LF, Sizemore 3B, Pennington SS, Suzuki C, Allen 1B, Taylor RF; McCarthy RHP.
Rangers — Kinsler 2B, Andrus SS, Hamilton LF, Young 1B, Beltre 3B, Napoli C, Murphy RF, Cruz DH, Chavez CF; Wilson LHP.