A's lineup: Donaldson returns, Lowrie DH

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A's lineup: Donaldson returns, Lowrie DH
September 10, 2013, 1:45 pm
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Josh Donaldson has had two days to rest his quad after sitting Sunday and a travel day Monday. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

Programming note: A’s-Twins coverage kicks off tonight at 4:30 p.m. with A’s Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet California

The lineups are set for the A's road trip-opener against the Twins in Minnesota:

Oakland A's (83-60, 36-33 Road)

1. Coco Crisp (S) CF
2. Josh Donaldson (R) 3B
3. Jed Lowrie (S) DH
4. Brandon Moss (L) RF
5. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
6. Alberto Callaspo (S) 2B
7. Daric Barton (L) 1B
8. Stephen Vogt (L) C
9. Eric Sogard (L) SS
RHP -- Jarrod Parker (11-6, 3.57 ERA)

Minnesota Twins (62-80, 29-39 Home)

1. Alex Presley (L) CF
2. Josmil Pinto (R) C
3. Brian Dozier (R) 2B
4. Oswaldo Arcia (L) RF
5. Ryan Doumit (S) DH
6. Josh Willingham (R) LF
7. Trevor Plouffe (R) 3B
8. Chris Parmelee (L) 1B
9. Pedro Florimon (S) SS
RHP -- Liam Hendriks (1-2, 5.28 ERA)

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