2:19 PM EDT, Tue May 05, 2015

Opening Night for A’s: lineup, losing streak, first pitches

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the ColiseumMark Ellis and Eric Chavez on the field today. Susan Slusser/The Chronicle It’s a sellout here at the Coliseum tonight, with Sonny Gray matching up against the Rangers’ Yovani Gallardo. The new scoreboards will be “unveiled” – they’ve been programmed to look like the old ones until the A’s roster is announced during pregame ceremonies. And the first pitches will be thrown out by longtime A’s third baseman Eric Chavez and second baseman Mark Ellis, both recently retired. “We talked about it this morning – nothing good...

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