Oakland Athletics left-hander Jesus Lucardo was injured while playing a video game before the start of Saturday, manager Bob Melvin told reporters on Sunday.
Lucardo, who was defeated in an 8-4 defeat to Baltimore Orioles, hit the table while playing a game, said Melvin. Athletics officials said Luzardo was able to pitch, but X-ray showed a hairline crack in his little finger after the game.
Athletics put Luzardo on the injured list and recalled left-hander Adam Kolarek from another training facility.
Oakland will get first baseman Matt Olson back for Sunday’s starting lineup. Olson missed three games in a row after having a ball in his left eye ricocheted off the L screen during ball practice on Thursday.
Luzardo, 23, gave up six runs in five hits, two walks and throwing two of the three innings against the Orioles, although only getting three.He was 1-3 with a 5.79 ERA in Six matches this season
The Associated Press contributed to this report.