A's lineup: Lowrie returns to bat third

Griffin looks to usher in another series victory

A's lineup: Lowrie returns to bat third
September 18, 2013, 9:30 am
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Jed Lowrie is batting .261 with five home runs in 60 games as the No. 3 hitter. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

Programming note: A's-Angels coverage begins with A's Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet California at 12 p.m. noon

The lineups are set for the rubber match and series finale between the A's and Angels:

Oakland A's (89-62, 48-28 Home)

1. Coco Crisp (S) CF
2. Josh Donaldson (R) 3B
3. Jed Lowrie (S) SS
4. Yoenis Cespedes (R) DH
5. Derek Norris (R) C
6. Chris Young (R) LF
7. Alberto Callaspo (S) 2B
8. Josh Reddick (L) RF
9. Daric Barton (L) 1B
RHP -- A.J. Griffin (14-9, 3.81 ERA)

Los Angeles Angels (73-78, 38-38 Road)

1. J.B. Shuck (L) LF
2. Erick Aybar (S) SS
3. Mike Trout (R) CF
4. Josh Hamilton (L) DH
5. Mark Trumbo (R) 1B
6. Kole Calhoun (L) RF
7. Chris Iannetta (R) C
8. Andrew Romine (S) 3B
9. Grant Green (R) 2B
LHP -- Jason Vargas (8-7, 4.20 ERA)