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A's vs. Mariners lineups: Matt Chapman, Matt Olson sit for season finale

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A's vs. Mariners lineups: Matt Chapman, Matt Olson sit for season finale

The A's finish out their regular season against the Mariners with the first "meaningless" game of the season. Oakland clinched a spot in the AL Wild Card Game on Friday night, and secured home-field advantage Saturday for the do-or-die game against the Rays on Oct. 2.

With nothing to play for, manager Bob Melvin will give a rest to a bunch of the regulars, including stars Matt Chapman and Matt Olson. Youngsters Sheldon Neuse, Seth Brown and Skye Bolt all will get the start today behind Tanner Roark on the mound. 

Roark, who owns a 4.50 ERA in nine starts with the A's since coming over at the trade deadline, is in jeopardy of being left out of the A's playoff rotation and is in need of a good start to carry momentum into the postseason.

The Mariners will send righty Justin Dunn to the mound, who owns a 3.86 ERA in three starts this year.

Here are the full lineups for the A's-Mariners game, which will be broadcast on NBC Sports California and the MyTeams app. Coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. PT, with first pitch at Noon.

Oakland A's (97-64)
SS Marcus Semien
LF Jurickson Profar
RF Stephen Piscotty
DH Khris Davis
1B Seth Brown
C Josh Phegley
3B Sheldon Neuse
2B Franklin Barreto
CF Skye Bolt

RHP Tanner Roark (10-9, 4.32 ERA)

Seattle Mariners (67-94)
LF Shed Long
SS J.P. Crawford
1B Austin Nola
3B Kyle Seager
RF Kyle Lewis
C Omar Narvaez
DH Daniel Vogelbach
CF Mallex Smith
2B Dee Gordon

RHP Justin Dunn (0-0, 3.86 ERA)

A's clinch home-field advantage in 2019 AL Wild Card Game vs. Rays

A's clinch home-field advantage in 2019 AL Wild Card Game vs. Rays

A day after clinching their second straight playoff spot, the A's locked up home-field advantage in the AL Wild Card Game by beating the Mariners 1-0 on Saturday night.

Oakland will host the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday at 5:09 p.m. PT.

The A's won four of seven regular-season meetings against the Rays this year. The two teams split a four-game series at the Coliseum in June.

Oakland went 52-27 at the Coliseum this season, good for the fourth-best home record in all of baseball. Tampa Bay has the second-best road record at 48-32, with one game remaining at Toronto.

The Rays will start All-Star right-hander Charlie Morton in the Wild Card Game. Morton, 35, is 16-6 with a 3.05 ERA in 33 starts this season. In two outings against the A's, he allowed just one run in 13 1/3 innings.

[RELATED: Rays manager discusses challenges of Coliseum]

The A's have not yet announced their starting pitcher. The decision is between right-hander Mike Fiers and lefty Sean Manaea.

The winner of the AL Wild Card Game will move on to face the Houston Astros in the ALDS.

A's vs. Mariners lineups: Oakland seeks home-field advantage in wild-card game

A's vs. Mariners lineups: Oakland seeks home-field advantage in wild-card game

A day after clinching a playoff spot, the A's can lock up home-field advantage in the AL Wild Card Game with a win Saturday in Seattle.

Left-hander Brett Anderson will be on the hill for Oakland, making his 31st start of the season to match a career-high. The 31-year-old enters the game with a 12-8 record and 4.00 ERA. The 12 wins are already a career-best.

Anderson has enjoyed great success against the Mariners throughout his career, going 10-5 with a 2.36 ERA in 22 appearances, including 21 starts. In three outings this year, he is 2-1 with a 3.38 ERA.

Seattle counters with fellow southpaw Marco Gonzales. The 27-year-old is 16-12 with a 4.09 ERA in 33 starts this year. The 16 wins are tied for fifth in the AL.

Gonzales has already faced the A's four times this season, going 3-1 with a 4.00 ERA. In eight career appearances against Oakland, he is 4-2 with a 3.88 ERA.

The A's will load their lineup with right-handed hitters against the left-handed Gonzales. First baseman Matt Olson is the only lefty in the lineup, batting fourth. Chad Pinder will start in left field again, despite taking a scary spill late in Friday's game. He will hit seventh.

Here are the full lineups for the A's-Mariners game, which will be broadcast on NBC Sports California and the MyTeams app. Coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. PT, with first pitch at 6:10.

Oakland A's (96-64)
SS Marcus Semien
RF Ramón Laureano
3B Matt Chapman
1B Matt Olson
CF Mark Canha
DH Khris Davis
LF Chad Pinder
C Sean Murphy
2B Sheldon Neuse

LHP Brett Anderson (12-9, 4.00 ERA)

Seattle Mariners (67-93)
2B Shed Long
SS J.P. Crawford
1B Austin Nola 
3B Kyle Seager
RF Kyle Lewis
C Tom Murphy
DH Domingo Santana
LF Tim Lopes
CF Mallex Smith

LHP Marco Gonzales (16-12, 4.09 ERA)