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And now, a second-half Mariners lineup

The Seattle Mariners open the traditional second half of the season tonight against Texas, with a slightly altered lineup that's certain to anger lots of folks - yes, Miguel Olivo is catching - and please others.

Dustin Ackley is leading off, Casper Wells is hitting third against lefty Derek Holland and Jesus Montero is at cleanup.

On the bench: John Jaso and Carlos Peguero. Here's the lineup:

Dustin Ackley    2BIchiro Suzuki     RFCasper Wells          LFJesus Montero         DHKyle Seager        3BJustin Smoak       1BMiguel Olivo          CMichael Saunders  CFBrendan Ryan          SSKevin Millwood        RHP