A's lineup: Weeks in two-spot

August 10, 2012, 9:08 pm
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PROGRAMMING NOTE: A's Pregame Live begins at 4:30 on Comcast SportsNet California, followed by A's-White Sox at 5:10, with A's Postgame Live immediately after the final out.

Today's lineups, as announced by managers Bob Melvin and Robin Ventura.

Jemile Weeks is back in the two-spot for just the third time in the A's last 18 games.

He is batting .231 in 27 games batting second, compared to .209 in 67 games leading off, and .267 in nine games when batting ninth.

1. Coco Crisp (S) CF
2. Jemile Weeks (S) 2B
3. Josh Reddick (L) RF
4. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
5. Chris Carter (R) 1B
6. Brandon Moss (L) DH
7. Brandon Inge (R) 3B
8. Derek Norris (R) C
9. Cliff Pennington (S) SS

Chicago White Sox
1. Alejandro De Aza (L) CF
2. Kevin Youkilis (R) 3B
3. Adam Dunn (L) 1B
4. Alex Rios (R) RF
5. A.J. Pierzynski (L) C
6. Alexei Ramirez (R) SS
7. Dayan Viciedo (R) DH
8. John Danks (L) LF
9. Gordon Beckham (R) 2B

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