A's lineup: Melvin lines up lefties against Lackey

Parker, Lackey kick off series in battle of AL titans

A's lineup: Melvin lines up lefties against Lackey
July 12, 2013, 1:15 pm
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John Lackey has a 2.79 ERA since May 11, sixth best in the AL over that span. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

Programming note: A’s-Red Sox coverage gets underway tonight at 6:30 p.m. with A’s Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet California.

The lineups are set for the series opener between the A's and Red Sox:

Oakland A's (54-38, 28-14 Home)

1. Coco Crisp (S) CF
2. John Jaso (L) C
3. Josh Donaldson (R) 3B
4. Jed Lowrie (S) SS
5. Yoenis Cespedes (R) LF
6. Brandon Moss (L) 1B
7. Josh Reddick (L) RF
8. Seth Smith (L) DH
9. Eric Sogard (L) 2B
RHP -- Jarrod Parker (6-6, 4.04 ERA)

[RELATED: A's-Red Sox stat pack]

Boston Red Sox (57-37, 26-21 Road)

1. Jacoby Ellsbury (L) CF
2. Shane Victorino (S) RF
3. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
4. David Ortiz (L) DH
5. Mike Napoli (R) 1B
6. Daniel Nava (S) LF
7. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
8. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
9. Brock Holt (L) 3B
RHP -- John Lackey (6-6, 2.80 ERA)


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