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Mariners lineup vs. KC has an Olivo at DH

No, that's not likely to please fans who have voiced weariness with Miguel Olivo, but facing left-handed pithing tonight, that's the way manager Eric Wedge has gone.

Jesus Montero is catching, Dustin Ackley is back behind the plate and Brendan Ryan is hitting ninth, not first. Here''s tonight's lineup:

 Dustin Ackley (L)    2BIchiro Suzuki (L)    RFCasper Wells         LFJesus Montero        CJustin Smoak      1BKyle Seager       3BMiguel Olivo         DHMichael Saunders CFBrendan Ryan         SSJason Vargas         LHP