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For starters, Rays at A's, the day after



UPDATE, 9:13: Maddon said they feel lefties can do better against Oakland LHP Milone which is why Fuld and Joyce are both in the lineup, and he wanted to Joyce the chance to get off his feet as the DH with Fuld in RF.

UPDATE, 7:49: Rays lineup has Joyce at DH and Keppinger at 3B:
Jennings lf,
Upton cf,
Zobrist 2b,
Keppinger 3b,
Pena 1b,
S-Rod ss,
Joyce dh,
Lobaton c,
Fuld rf,
Shields p

BREAKING: The Rays and A's will be back at it tonight, after playing for five hours and 15 innings on Monday night, with the A's winning 4-3.

The Rays will send James Shields - who obviously was not dealt before the 4 p.m. deadline for nonwaiver deals - to the mound against Oakland's Tommy Milone.

The Rays pushed back their bus times to the stadium today and canceled batting practice.

Here is the A's lineup:

Weeks 2B,
Smith LF,
Reddick RF,
Cespedes CF,
Carter DH,
Moss 1B,
Kottaras C,
Hicks SS,
Sogard 3B
Milone p



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