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Rodriguez shut down with rotator cuff strain

No timetable for reliever's return, Melvin says
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MINNEAPOLIS -- A's reliever Fernando Rodriguez has been shut down from throwing after an MRI revealed a rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder.

There's no timetable for his return, A's manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday.

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MINNEAPOLIS -- A's reliever Fernando Rodriguez has been shut down from throwing after an MRI revealed a rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder.

There's no timetable for his return, A's manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday.

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Rodriguez joined lefty Sean Doolittle on the disabled list Monday after departing his Sunday appearance against the Pirates with shoulder discomfort.

The right-hander had a 4.20 ERA across 40 2/3 innings in 34 games this season.

Jane Lee has covered the A's for MLB.com since 2010.

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