Domingo Santana starting on Thursday for Seattle

Seattle Mariners outfielder Domingo Santana is in the lineup on Thursday in the team's game against the Oakland Athletics.

What It Means:

Santana is getting the nod at designated hitter while batting seventh in the order against Athletics starter Sean Manaea. Mallex Smith is getting the nod in center field while batting ninth. Dylan Moore is getting the nod in left field while batting eighth. Austin Nola is getting the nod at first base while batting fifth.

In 501 plate appearances this season, Santana has a .253 batting average and a .773 OPS.