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Angels Vs. Rays Starting Lineup: Vernon Wells Makes First Start Since May 20

The Los Angeles Angels look for their third straight victory on Saturday night, hosting the Tampa Bay Rays, and they have a new face in their starting lineup. Vernon Wells, who hasn't played since May 20 after suffering a right thumb injury, is back in the starting lineup, hitting seventh and playing left field on Saturday.

Wells, who missed 55 games, was activated before Friday's game. He is hitting just .244/.282/.424 with six home runs in 38 games this season, and is due $21 million per season through 2014.

The Angels also made a roster move on Saturday, activating catcher Chris Iannetta from the disabled list, though he is not in the lineup. Iannetta hasn't played since May 8, after undergoing wrist surgery. Here are Saturday's starting lineups, facing pitchers C.J. Wilson for the Angels and Matt Moore for the Rays.

Rays (51-49)

Jennings LF
Upton CF
Zobrist DH
Keppinger 1B
Roberts 3B
Rodriguez SS
Joyce RF
Conrad 2B
Molina C

Angels (55-45)

Trout CF
Hunter RF
Pujols 1B
Trumbo DH
Kendrick 2B
Callaspo 3B
Wells LF
Izturis SS
Wilson C

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