Vimael Machin a late entry into Athletics' Wednesday lineup

Oakland Athletics infielder Vimael Machin is starting Wednesday in the team's game against the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

Machin is getting the nod at third base while batting ninth in the order against Rangers starter Kolby Allard. Matt Chapman was originally slated to start, but he's been scratched for an undisclosed reason.

In 17 plate appearances this season, Machin has a .125 batting average and a .301 OPS.