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Oakland A's right fielder Josh Reddick exits game with 'lower back tightness'

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There was nothing apparently wrong with the Athletics right fielder after the top of the fifth inning.

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Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick exited Sunday's contest against the Cleveland Indians in the fifth inning with what the A's announced as "lower back tightness." After the game, manager Bob Melvin said Reddick was doubtful for tomorrow:

There was no indication of any trouble with Reddick until Mark Canha pinch hit for Reddick in the bottom of the fifth inning. In the previous half-inning, Reddick made an excellent catch near the visiting bullpen (link to video), but did not appear to collide with anything in the process as he navigated between relievers and the ball boy:

After the game, Reddick thought he might have tweaked his back right then:

Sam Fuld moved from left field to right field in the top of the sixth and Mark Canha remained in the game in left field.