Athletics place Sean Doolittle on the disabled list with a strained left shoulder

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The Athletics have placed reliever Sean Doolittle on the disabled list, the club announced on Thursday afternoon. The A’s recalled pitchers Daniel Coulombe and Andrew Triggs from Triple-A Nashville and optioned pitcher Zach Neal to Nashville.

Doolittle, 29, has had a solid year setting up for closer Ryan Madson. The lefty has a 2.93 ERA with a 35/8 K/BB ratio.

The A’s reportedly were receiving trade interest in Doolittle, but that will certainly cool off until he returns from the disabled list.