Jonny Gomes went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and a run scored in Tuesday's loss to the Astros.
Jason Hammel went seven strong innings against the Astros on Tuesday, allowing just one run, but he ended up with a no-decision.
Led Lowrie (finger) will play catch on Tuesday.
Josh Reddick is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Astros.
Jeff Samardzija yielded two runs over eight innings and struck out 10 in defeating the Astros on Monday.
After warming up to come in for the save, Eric O'Flaherty ended up finishing an 8-2 game against the Astros on Monday.
Josh Donaldson went 3-for-4 with two doubles, three RBI and a stolen base Monday in his return to the starting lineup.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin confirmed Monday that Drew Pomeranz will be recalled to start on Wednesday versus the Astros.
Nick Punto (hamstring) is scheduled to take batting practice Monday for the first time since being placed on the disabled list.
Jed Lowrie (finger) hopes to start throwing in the next few days.
Sam Fuld (knee) is not in Monday's lineup against the Astros.
Josh Donaldson (knee) is back in Monday's lineup against the Astros.
Athletics placed C John Jaso on the 7-day concussion disabled list.
Drew Pomeranz is likely to start for the A's on Wednesday night against the Astros.
Eric O'Flaherty is expected to serve as the A's closer while Sean Doolittle (intercostal) is sidelined.