Lawrie was out of the lineup for the second-straight game after getting the night off Monday, and Melvin said he'd have a better idea of Lawrie's status going forward after the game.
Reliever Sean Doolittle (shoulder) will pitch again for Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday and then potentially Friday as well. After the possible Friday outing, the A's could determine when he will rejoin the club.
Trevor Hass is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.