Haren (9-10, 4.58) pitched seven shutout innings in his last start against the Mariners on Friday, his first win in his last five starts. Unfortunately he is 0-3 with a 4.85 ERA in his last four starts against Oakland.
The A's will counter with Brandon McCarthy (8-5, 3.10 ERA) who is 1-3 with a 5.30 ERA in his last six starts against Los Angeles. He has been solid since returning from a two-month DL stint for a strained shoulder, posting a 2-2 record with a 4.60 ERA in five starts.
First pitch is set for 12:35 p.m. PT with coverage on Fox Sports West.
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