Athletics RHP Treinen undergoes surgery on finger

Oct 9, 2017 - 8:47 PM Oakland Athletics right-hander Blake Treinen underwent successful surgery on his right middle finger, the team announced Monday.

Dr. McPherson Beall removed a cyst along Treinen's finger on Friday in Portland, Ore. Treinen is expected to be fully recovered in six weeks and have no restrictions for spring training, according to the Athletics.

Treinen, 29, was acquired from the Washington Nationals in a trade on July 16 and ended up saving 13 games with the A's. He went 3-4 with a 2.13 ERA in 35 appearances with Oakland. His ERA was third-lowest in the American League among pitchers with more than 35 innings from July 17 through the end of the season.

Treinen was 0-2 with three saves and a 5.73 ERA in 37 games with the Nationals and combined for a 3-6 record, a career-high 16 saves and a 3.93 ERA overall.

For his career, Treinen owns an 11-15 record with a 3.21 ERA and 17 saves in 220 games (seven starts) with the Nationals and A's.

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