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A.J. Griffin

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Lowrie’s Double Propels A’s Past Rockies In Cactus League

Jed Lowrie’s bases-loaded double in a four-run fourth inning propelled the Oakland A’s to a 10-5 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night.

03/13/2014

Josh Hamilton #32 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a single that scores two runs against the Oakland Athletics in the third inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 24, 2013 in Anaheim. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Angels In Shutout

The Athletics, who clinched their second straight division title Sunday, remain a game behind the Red Sox for the best record in the majors following Boston’s 8-3 loss at Colorado.

09/24/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a two-run homer during the third inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on September 18, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Hold On, Lose To Angels In 11 Innings

Josh Hamilton hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning then put the Angels ahead with a sacrifice fly in the 11th, leading Los Angeles over the Oakland Athletics 5-4 Wednesday.

09/18/2013

A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the third inning of the game on September 12, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Griffin Cruises, A’s Grow Division Lead With 8-2 Win Over Minnesota

A.J. Griffin allowed just two hits in seven innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Thursday afternoon to increase their division lead heading into a crucial weekend series.

09/12/2013

Josh Donaldson

Donaldson Powers A’s Back Into 1st Place In AL West

Josh Donaldson had three hits, including a two-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Friday night to move into first in the AL West.

09/06/2013

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits his 100th career home run and celebrates with teammate Jed Lowrie #8 in the third inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on August 26, 2013 in Detroit. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

A’s Hold On Late, Defeat Tigers

Coco Crisp and Daric Barton each drove in two runs, and the Oakland Athletics beat Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers 8-6 on Monday night.

08/26/2013

A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Chicago Cubs at O.co Coliseum on July 2, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Rally To Defeat Cubs, Regain AL West Lead

Derek Norris hit a three-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-7 on Tuesday night to regain the AL West lead.

07/02/2013

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Josh Reddick #16 after Donaldson hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at O.co Coliseum on June 26, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Blank Reds 5-0 To Sweep 2-Game Set

A.J. Griffin pitched a two-hitter for his first win in more than a month, Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 on Wednesday for a sweep of their two-game series.

06/26/2013

A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the bottom of the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers during the interleague game at Miller Park on June 04, 2013 in Milwaukee. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

GameDay: Did Hook Cost A’s In Milwaukee?

The reason you won’t see any more 300-game winners is because of the set-up man and the closer. And when you have Sean Doolittle, Ryan Cook and Grant Balfour, who could blame Bob Melvin for pulling A.J. Griffin after seven shutout innings of four-hit baseball?

06/05/2013

A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the bottom of the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers during the interleague game at Miller Park on June 04, 2013 in Milwaukee. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Analysis: Griffin Solid But A’s Pen Wasn’t In Extra Innings

A.J. Griffin pitched shutout baseball for the Athletics. But Oakland’s bullpen couldn’t seal the victory in extra innings.

06/05/2013

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