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Lineups -- Marlins/A's (Friday)

                OAKLAND -- Welcome back! The Marlins have the A's tonight at McAfee Coliseum, which was known in its glory years as the Oakland Coliseum. The A's won three straight World Series titles here in 1972, '73 and '74, with eccentric owner Charley Finley running the show.

          Mule      The place could use a facelift. Think Shea Stadium, only with a foul territory that is much more expansive. There are few signs visible signs remaining of those big years when Reggie Jackson, Vida Blue, Rollie Fingers and the gang were dominating the game. And "Charlie O" -- Finley's mascot mule -- is long gone, too.

             Here are the lineups:

             Marlins: SS Hanley Ramirez, RF Jeremy Hermida, 1B Jorge Cantu, DH Mike Jacobs, 2B Dan Uggla, LF Luis Gonzalez, 3B Wes Helms, CF Cody Ross, C Matt Treanor (Pitching: Mark Hendrickson).

             A's: 2B Mark Ellis, LF Ryan Sweeney, DH Jack Cust, SS Bobby Crosby, 3B Eric Chavez, C Kurt Suzuki, RF Carlos Gonzalez, 1B Daric Barton, CF Rajai Davis (Pitching: Rich Harden).

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