Worth noting

Worth noting

• Chris Young hit his seventh home run of the season in Wednesday's 9-4 loss to the Rangers, a three-run shot in the fifth. Four of his seven homers have come with two runners on base.

• The A's used their 65th different lineup for Thursday's series finale against the Rangers.

• Yoenis Cespedes batted fourth and started at designated hitter for the seventh straight game, as he nurses a tight left hamstring. Melvin said he is still unsure when Cespedes will be able to play in the field again.

Christian Corona is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.