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Athletics | Akinori Iwamura plays Monday

Oakland Athletics 2B Akinori Iwamura was penciled in the starting lineup Monday, Sept. 13, filling in at third base, according to's Robert Falkoff. Manager Bob Geren put Iwamura in the seventh spot in the batting order. "That's where we'll start him now, and we'll see how he looks and how the rest of the team is swinging ," Geren said. "Our lineup has been very consistent with Coco (Crisp) No. 1 and (Daric) Barton No. 2. I'm going to leave that the way it is because they've been doing a good job in those spots."

2010-09-13 14:47:58 | Source: - Robert Falkoff

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