Update: Jed Lowrie is not in the Athletics starting lineup Thursday.
The hope was that Lowrie (finger) would make his return to the A's lineup Thursday, but manager Bob Melvin decided against it, at least for one more game. Lowrie has missed the team's last three games now, but could be back on Friday when they open a three-game weekend series at home against the Twins.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Michael Brantley (back) has returned to the Indians' lineup Sunday.
Brantley was out of the lineup as precaution and now seems to be 100 percent healthy. Brantley was one of the most improved players last season, which has greatly increased his fantasy value as some people are drafting him in the second or third round in fantasy drafts. He'll have to have another strong season in order to return value on that high of a draft pick. Analysis: Mark Kaplan