A's lineup: Crisp descends to eighth

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A's lineup: Crisp descends to eighth

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A's Lineup: Weeks 2B
Cowgill LF
Reddick RF
Smith DH
Inge 3B
Ka'aihue 1B
Suzuki C
Crisp CF -- PRATT: Crisp getting what he bargained for
Pennington SS
Top of the OrderCollin Cowgill has been moved up to the second spot in the lineup. This is a vote of confidence from manager Bob Melvin. Cowgill went 3 for 4 Monday and got three hits against C.C. Sabathia in his last start on Saturday. Now is Cowgill's time to prove he belongs in the big leagues. Yoenis Cespedes could be taking his roster spot when he returns.Middle of the OrderJosh Reddick has been the A's only consistent hitter this season. He hit his 14th homer Monday in Minnesota. He is tied for fifth in the American League in that category. His 10 home runs in May tie him with Frank Thomas (10 in September, 2006) for most homers in a single month in A's history. Bottom of the OrderRATTO: Crisp moves back to his happy place
Coco Crisp has moved down to eighth in the order. He is 2 for 29 (.068), in seven games since returning from the DL.

A's lineup: Only one lefty bat against Astros' Keuchel

A's lineup: Only one lefty bat against Astros' Keuchel

The A's go up against left-hander Dallas Keuchel for some day baseball and manager Bob Melvin is stacking the order with right-handed bats.

Oakland A's (11-13)

1. Adam Rosales (R) SS
2. Trevor Plouffe (R) 3B
3. Ryon Healy (R) 1B
4. Khris Davis (R) LF
5. Jed Lowrie (S) DH
6. Josh Phegley (R) C
7. Chad Pinder (R) 2B
8. Matt Joyce (L) RF
9. Ryan LaMarre (R) CF
Jesse Hahn -- RHP

Houston Astros (15-9)

1. George Springer (R) CF
2. Josh Reddick (L) RF
3. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
4. Carlos Correa (R) SS
5. Brian McCann (L) C
6. Yuli Gurriel (R) 1B
7. Evan Gattis (R) DH
8. Marwin Gonzalez (S) 3B
9. Norichika Aoki (L) LF
Dallas Keuchel -- LHP

A's place LHP Sean Manaea on 10-day DL

A's place LHP Sean Manaea on 10-day DL

HOUSTON – The Oakland A’s placed left-handed pitcher Sean Manaea on the 10-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain, retroactive to April 27, the club announced Sunday. 
 
Manaea was removed from his most recent start—April 26 at Los Angeles—after two innings. Overall in 2017, he has started five games for the A’s, allowing 14 earned runs and 16 hits in 24.1 innings pitched.

He has struck out 27 and walked 12, and opponents are hitting just .191 against him.

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