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Lou Trivino allowed three runs on one hit in 2/3 of an inning with one walk in a relief appearance on Saturday against Toronto.
Trivino has now allowed seven runs in the span of two games after sitting out a week due to back spasms. He is going to have to work his way back into the Athletics closer role with the regular season coming to an end.
A's manager Bob Melvin said that Lou Trivino was unavailable on Wednesday due to back spasms.
Trivino hasn't pitched since Thursday because of the issue. The 29-year-old has struggled badly as of late. Andrew Chafin and Sergio Romo could see save opportunities in the short-term.
Lou Trivino took the loss on Thursday against the Yankees, allowing one run on one hit over 0.2 innings with one walk.
After picking up two quick outs, Trivino walked Anthony Rizzo before Tyler Wade pinch-ran for him, stole a base and scored on a single hit by Aaron Judge.
Lou Trivino blew the save and took the loss on Monday against Seattle, allowing three runs on four hits over 0.2 innings with two strikeouts.
Trivino blew his second straight save opportunity, now having pitched in four of the last five days. He allowed a solo home run to Ty France to tie the game before a single and double put two runners in scoring position. Trivino was nearly able to get out of the inning with the game tied, picking up two straight huge strikeouts before a two-out single scored two more runs to give the Mariners the lead.
Lou Trivino blew the save on Saturday against San Francisco and took the loss, allowing two runs on one hit over one inning with one strikeout and one walk.
It was the third straight day Trivino made an appearance, allowing a two-run long ball to LaMonte Wade Jr. that gave the Giants a one-run lead.