Angels Vs. Athletics Starting Lineups: Mark Trumbo Gets Day Off

Mark Trumbo will get a day off as the Angels look to gain some crucial ground in the AL West and AL Wild Card races with another victory over the Oakland Athletics.

Angels Lineup:
1. Mike Trout CF
2. Torii Hunter RF
3. Albert Pujols DH
4. Kendrys Morales 1B
5. Howard Kendrick 2B
6. Erick Aybar SS
7. Alberto Callaspo 3B
8. Vernon Wells LF
9. Chris Iannetta C

Zack Greinke takes the mound and looks to win his third straight start. After faltering a bit since coming to the Angels, Greinke has thrown two straight quality starts, totaling 14.2 innings pitched, 10 hits, three earned runs and 12 strikeouts in his past two starts

Athletics Lineup:
1. Coco Crisp CF
2. Seth Smith DH
3. Josh Reddick RF
4. Yoenis Cespedes LF
5. Brandon Moss 1B
6. Josh Donaldson 3B
7. Stephen Drew SS
8. George Kottaras C
9. Cliff Pennington 2B

Jarrod Parker (9-7, 3.72 ERA) takes the hill for the Athletics and is also riding a hot streak of his own. After opening August with three straight losses, Parker has picked up two wins in his past three starts, including eight shutout innings against the Cleveland Indians on Aug. 19.

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