The Angels and Athletics play a traditional doubleheader on Saturday at Overstock.com Coliseum in Oakland. Jered Weaver makes his first post-All-Star Game start in Game 1, facing Trevor Cahill for Oakland. Here are the starting lineups for Game 1:
Mike Trout makes his fifth straight start for the Angels, all batting ninth. The 19-year old rookie center fielder has two hits in 13 at-bats so far in his big league career. Trout is the youngest Angel to make his debut since Andy Hassler in 1971, and he is the youngest player in the big leagues.
The first game of today's doubleheader is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. PDT and will be televised by Fox. The second game is tentatively scheduled for 4:35 p.m. PDT and will be televised by Fox Sports West. For more news and information on the Angels, or on today's games, be sure to read the SB Nation blog Halos Heaven.