Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:00:50 -0800
Oakland Athletics SPs A.J. Griffin and Dan Straily might win the final two spots in the team's rotation, but they will have competition. SP Drew Pomeranz will be stretched out during spring training, and he is hopeful of winning a rotation spot. SP Tommy Milone is also hopeful of pushing his way into the mix and re-gaining his spot in the rotation. P Josh Lindblom is also expected to be under consideration, although he is likely to begin the season at Triple-A Sacramento.
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:22:05 -0700
The Oakland Athletics will start SP Bartolo Colon in Game 1 of the American League Division Series, followed by SPs Sonny Gray, Jarrod Parker and Dan Straily. SP A.J. Griffin (elbow) has been dealing with elbow tendonitis and won't be available for the series.
Sun, 03 Mar 2013 21:57:03 -0800
Oakland Athletics SP A.J. Griffin allowed a second-inning home run in the Cactus League spring game Sunday, March 3, against the Colorado Rockies. "I don't like giving up home runs, but I probably hate walking people more than giving up home runs," Griffin said. He said he needs to work on his fastball command, especially down in the zone.
Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:21:09 -0800
Oakland Athletics SP A.J. Griffin (hips) said he came into camp with aching hips but is feeling 100 percent after working with trainers.
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:41:46 -0800
Oakland Athletics SPs Brett Anderson, Jarrod Parker, Tommy Milone, A.J. Griffin and Dan Straily are expected to round out the rotation to start the season with SP Bartolo Colon suspended. Colon will likely take Straily's spot when he returns. SPs Jesse Chavez will start the Cactus League opener Saturday, Feb. 23, followed by Ps Travis Blackley and Andrew Werner.
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:36:20 -0800
Oakland Athletics SP A.J. Griffin is in the mix to compete for the No. 5 rotation spot with SP Dan Straily this spring. Griffin started his throwing program a bit later this offseason in order to give himself a bit more rest.
Tue, 09 Oct 2012 21:14:07 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP A.J. Griffin is scheduled to start Game 4 of the American League Division Series Wednesday, Oct. 10, against the Detroit Tigers, and he'll be opposed by SP Max Scherzer.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 15:10:28 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Brett Anderson (oblique) will start Game 3 of the Divisional Series against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 9, with SP A.J. Griffin going in Game 4, if necessary.
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 23:54:53 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP A.J. Griffin may start Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers, but the team may also bring SP Jarrod Parker back on short rest.
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 12:03:48 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Brett Anderson is expected to start Game 3 of the ALDS. SP A.J. Griffin is likely to start Game 4.