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Treinen 'a little sore' after hit by 105-mph liner

Reliever walks off field under own power, escapes with only right shin bruise
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ARLINGTON -- A's closer Blake Treinen was struck by a line drive and forced out of Tuesday's 3-2 win against the Rangers with one out in the eighth inning, suffering a right shin bruise.

"He's all right. A little sore, obviously," A's manager Bob Melvin said. "That got him pretty good. We'll see how he is tomorrow, but probably going to be a little sore."

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ARLINGTON -- A's closer Blake Treinen was struck by a line drive and forced out of Tuesday's 3-2 win against the Rangers with one out in the eighth inning, suffering a right shin bruise.

"He's all right. A little sore, obviously," A's manager Bob Melvin said. "That got him pretty good. We'll see how he is tomorrow, but probably going to be a little sore."

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Melvin hopes to have Treinen at the ready come Friday in Houston, following Thursday's off-day.

"It was a little disconcerting," A's starter Andrew Triggs said, "so hopefully it's just a bad bruise and he'll be fine."

The liner, hit off the bat of Shin-Soo Choo, had an exit velocity of 105 mph, per Statcast™. Choo reached first base for a single, and Treinen was quickly escorted off the field with a trainer, though he was walking under his own power.

Right-hander Lou Trivino, recalled from Triple-A ahead of the game, replaced Treinen, teaming up with Santiago Casilla to preserve the lead.

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

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