Dan Straily to start Tuesday for Oakland A’s

Just a quick post here as I’m working on the follow-up from Brandon McCarthy’s brain surgery. …

The lineups for the A’s-Mariners series opener:

Oak — Crisp CF, Smith DH, Reddick RF, Cespedes LF, Moss 1B, Donaldson 3B, Drew SS, Kottaras C, Pennington 2B; Griffin RHP.

Sea — Ackley 2B, Gutierrez Cf, Seager 3B, Jaso C, Saunders LF, Smoak 1B, Thames RF, Jimenez DH, Ryan SS; Hernandez RHP.

–Dan Straily, called up earlier today from Triple-A Sacramento, will start Tuesday in McCarthy’s rotation spot.

More later at www.mercurynews.com, www.insidebayarea.com and www.contracostatimes.com …

Joe Stiglich