1:41 AM EDT, Sat August 01, 2015

Melvin keeps juggling lineup in wake of Zobrist trade

As the A’s move forward without Ben Zobrist, shipped to Kansas City on Monday, their lineup remains in flux. One example: Ike Davis batted cleanup Thursday night against the Indians, a night after hitting No. 2 against the Dodgers. Davis has now made 199 career starts in the No. 4 spot in the order – and exactly three starts in the No. 2 spot. Ike Davis, after hitting in the No. 2 spot Wednesday night, is batting cleanup Thursday night. (AP photo) “I’m used to the 4-hole – that’s where I’ve hit the majority of my career,” Davis said. “I just play where they tell me to play....

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