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Crisp gets trigger point injections, remains day to day

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OAKLAND -- Coco Crisp has received several trigger point injections in the last several days to help treat a neck issue that has kept him out of the A's lineup for five straight games. Manager Bob Melvin said Friday that Crisp remains on a day-to-day timetable.

The injections, designed to alleviate muscle pain, were a positive step, but Crisp did not participate in baseball activities Friday and is likely to rest again on Saturday.

Crisp had an MRI on his neck Monday that gave the A's reason to believe a disabled list stint would not be necessary.

"It's all about how he's feeling," said manager Bob Melvin. "It was an issue here, obviously, that he hasn't been able to play for a few days, enough of one to send him home and get him looked at."

Neck issues have been bothering Crisp for much of the season, but he has managed to appear in 80 games.

With Crisp out and Craig Gentry on the DL, the A's traded for outfielder Sam Fuld in advance of Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.

Aaron Leibowitz is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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