Programming note: A’s-Astros coverage begins on Comcast SportsNet California at 6:30 p.m. with A’s Pregame Live. Stick around after the game for A’s Postgame Live.
OAKLAND -- The A's get Josh Reddick's bat in the starting lineup for the first time since he sprained his right wrist last Sunday. He will be batting third and playing right field.
ANAHEIM -- Josh Reddick says there's no doubt he will be able to return to the starting lineup on Friday against the Detroit Tigers.
ANAHEIM -- The Oakland Athletics have won seven games in a row. With a 7-2 record they are off to their best start since 2003.
ANAHEIM -- A's right fielder Josh Reddick picked up a bat for the first time since spraining his right wrist on Sunday in Houston.