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Angels Vs. Mariners: Garrett Richards Off DL, Labor Day Starting Lineups

The Los Angeles Angels can move to within two and a half games of first place with a win on Monday night against the Seattle Mariners in Anaheim. The Texas Rangers lost earlier Monday in St. Petersburg, 5-1 to the Tampa Bay Rays. Dan Haren gets the start for the Angels, facing Anthony Vasquez of the Mariners, making his third big league start. Here are the starting lineups for Labor Day:

Mariners (58-81)

Ichiro RF
Ryan SS
Ackley 2B
Carp LF
Smoak DH
Kennedy 1B
Seager 3B
Bard C
Robinson CF

Angels (76-64)

Izturis 3B
Bourjos CF
Kendrick 2B
Hunter RF
Trumbo 1B
Wells DH
Trout LF
Aybar SS
Mathis C

Before the game, the Angels activated pitcher Garrett Richards from the disabled list, per team broadcaster Victor Rojas. The Angels have won eight of their last nine home games, and are 25-9 in their last 34 games in Anaheim. They are 17-3 in their last 20 home games against the Mariners.

Monday night's 6:05 p.m. PDT game will be televised by Fox Sports West. For more news and information on the Angels, be sure to read Halos Heaven.