A's lineup: Donaldson back, Callaspo batting second

A's lineup: Donaldson back, Callaspo batting second
August 25, 2014, 1:45 pm
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Josh Donaldson is batting .247 with 25 home runs and 84 RBI this season for the Athletics. (USATSI)

Programming note: A’s-Astros coverage starts tonight at 4:30 with A’s Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet 

Managers Bob Melvin and Bo Porter have released their lineups for first of a three-game series as the Oakland Athletics visit the Houston Astros.

Josh Donaldson is back in the lineup Monday after he underwent an MRI on Sunday after hurting his knee a day earlier:

Oakland Athletics (76-53)

1. Coco Crisp (S) CF
2. Alberto Callaspo (S) DH
3. Josh Donaldson (R) 3B
4. Stephen Vogt (L) 1B
5. Derek Norris (R) C
6. Brandon Moss (L) LF
7. Josh Reddick (L) RF
8. Andy Parrino (S) SS
9. Eric Sogard (L) 2B
RHP Jeff Samardzija (5-10, 3.27 ERA)

Houston Astros (55-76)

1. Robbie Grossman (S) LF
2. Jose Altuve (R) 2B
3. Chris Carter (R) DH
4. Dexter Fowler (S) CF
5. Jason Castro (L) C
6. Marwin Gonzalez (S) SS
7. Jon Singleton (L) 1B
8. Matt Dominguez (R) 3B
9. Jake Marisnick (R) RF
RHP Scott Feldman (7-9, 4.37 ERA)

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