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Athletics vs. Yankees, Starting Lineups: Josh Willingham back at DH for Oakland

The Oakland Athletics are set for their second meeting with the New York Yankees this evening, with a few slight changes in tonight’s lineup. Andy LaRoche will be back at shortstop tonight, batting ninth, while Josh Willingham will be back in the DH spot giving Hideki Matsui the night off. Conor Jackson will be at first base to give Daric Barton a night off, batting third.

Your Oakland Athletics:

1. Coco Crisp CF
2. David DeJesus RF
3. Conor Jackson 1B
4. Josh Willingham DH
5. Ryan Sweeney LF
6. Kurt Suzuki C
7. Mark Ellis 2B
8. Kevin Kouzmanoff 3B
9. Andy LaRoche SS

New York Yankees Lineup:

1. Derek Jeter SS
2. Curtis Granderson CF
3. Mark Teixeira 1B
4. Alex Rodriguez 3B
5. Robinson Cano 2B
6. Russell Martin C
7. Nick Swisher RF
8. Andruw Jones DH
9. Brett Gardner LF

First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. PT this evening with coverage on CSN California and Sports Radio 95.7 FM.

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