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SFGate Aug 13, 2018

Injured A’s starters Triggs, Blackburn and Cotton start throwing

After a devastating run of injuries to start the season, A’s could field a rotation entirely of starters on the DL. Two of them, though, might be able to pitch before the end of the season. Andrew Triggs and Paul Blackburn played catch before Monday’s game at the Coliseum, and Triggs - who has been out most of the season with nerve irritation in his right arm - said he’s been throwing for several days and everything feels good. Blackburn missed the first two months with a forearm strain, then made six starts before going on the DL with right elbow...

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