As anticipated, Chad Pinder’s keep on the DL was a brief as potential after he incurred a lacerated elbow in a automotive accident on July 28 in Denver.

The A’s activated the utility participant earlier than the sport towards Los Angeles on Tuesday, and optioned infielder Franklin Barreto again to Triple-A Nashville.

To make room for newly required reliever Shawn Kelley and starter Mike Fiers, the A’s additionally optioned out relievers Ryan Uninteresting and J.B. Wendelken.

Pinder is batting .259 with 10 homers and 23 RBIs in 71 video games and he’s performed all three outfield spots, second base, shortstop and third this season. Within the 14 video games earlier than the damage, he was hitting .342 with three homers.

Neither Pinder nor his fiancee, Taylor Jackson, was driving on the time of the noontime accident and no main accidents had been incurred by anybody concerned.

Susan Slusser is a San Francisco Chronicle employees author. E-mail: [email protected]


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