Athletics Vs. Cleveland Game 3 Lineups: Jonny Gomes Sits As Oakland Tries To Avoid Sweep

The Oakland Athletics are attempting to avoid being swept at home on Sunday against the Cleveland Indians. If the A's drop the game, it would be their first time being swept in 2012. The team has only managed to plate one run in each of the first two games of the season, so Seth Smith and Kila Ka'aihue will get starts today as Oakland desperately searching for something in their lineup to click.

Here are the starting lineups for Sunday's game.

Cleveland Indians:

1. Michael Brantley - CF
2. Jason Kipnis - 2B
3. Shin-Soo Choo - RF
4. Travis Hafner - DH
5. Jose Lopez - 1B
6. Jack Hannahan - 3B
7. Jason Donald - SS
8. Aaron Cunningham - LF
9. Lou Marson - C

Oakland Athletics:

1. Jemile Weeks - 2B
2. Cliff Pennington - SS
3. Josh Reddick - RF
4. Yoenis Cespedes - CF
5. Kila Ka'aihue - DH
6. Seth Smith - LF
7. Kurt Suzuki - C
8. Daric Barton - 1B
9. Eric Sogard - 3B

For all news and information regarding the Oakland A's, please visit Athletics Nation. For updates and perspective regarding the Cleveland Indians, head on over to Let's Go Tribe or check out SB Nation Cleveland.

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