A's lineup: Cespedes starting in center field

A's lineup: Cespedes starting in center field
July 25, 2014, 2:30 pm
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Yoenis Cespedes is getting his first start of the season in center field on Friday. (AP)

Programming note: A’s-Rangers coverage starts today at 4:30 p.m. with A’s Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet California

With Coco Crisp and Craig Gentry out of the lineup, Yoenis Cespedes is getting a rare start in center field against the Rangers.

Oakland Athletics:
1. John Jaso (L) DH
2. Jed Lowrie (S) SS
3. Yoenis Cespedes (R) CF
4. Brandon Moss (L) LF
5. Josh Donaldson (R) 3B
6. Stephen Vogt (L) 1B
7. Derek Norris (R) C
8. Josh Reddick (L) RF
9. Eric Sogard (L) 2B
RHP Jason Hammel (0-2, 9.00 ERA)

Texas Rangers:
1. Shin-Soo Choo (L) DH
2. Elvis Andrus (R) SS
3. Alex Rios (R) RF
4. Adrian Beltre (R) 3B
5. Jim Adduci (L) LF
6. J.P. Arencibia (R) 1B
7. Leonys Martin (L) CF
8. Robinson Chirinos (R) C
9. Rougned Odor (L) 2B
RHP Jerome Williams (1-4, 6.04 ERA)

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