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Athletics Vs. Red Sox: Sept. 1 Starting Lineups

The Oakland Athletics look to reprise an offensive explosion tonight in game two of their series with the Boston Red Sox. The A's destroyed the Red Sox by the tune of 20-2 on Friday night in the series opener.

A.J. Griffin (3-0, 2.42 ERA) takes the hill for Oakland tonight. The right-hander makes his first start since August 4 as he comes off the disabled list. He faces the lefty Felix Doubront (10-6, 4.79 ERA) for Boston.

Here are the rest of the starting lineups for tonight.

BOSTON (62-71)

1. Jacoby Ellsbury CF
2. Dustin Pedroia 2B
3. Scott Podsednik LF
4. Cody Ross RF
5. James Loney 1B
6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia C
7. Mike Aviles SS
8. Ryan Lavarnway DH
9. Pedro Ciriaco 3B

OAKLAND (74-57)

1. Coco Crisp CF
2. Jonny Gomes DH
3. Josh Reddick RF
4. Yoenis Cespedes LF
5. Chris Carter 1B
6. Brandon Inge 3B
7. Derek Norris C
8. Brandon Hicks SS
9. Adam Rosales 2B

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