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A.J. Griffin

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

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)

A’s Fall To Brewers In 10 Innings

Carlos Gomez scored from first on Yuniesky Betancourt’s line drive in the gap between center and right in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

06/04/2013

Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on May 30, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Zito, Giants Avoid Sweep In Bay Bridge Series Finale

Pablo Sandoval hit a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth to help Barry Zito end a six-start winless stretch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Thursday to avoid a season sweep.

05/30/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by third base coach Mike Gallego #2 after Cespedes hit a solo home run against the Texas Rangers in the third inning at O.co Coliseum on May 13, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Cespedes, Moss Homer To Push A’s Past Rangers

Yoenis Cespedes and Brandon Moss hit consecutive home runs in the third inning, A.J. Griffin matched his season high with eight strikeouts and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 on Monday night.

05/13/2013

Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics yells after being ejected from the game by umpire Angel Hernandez #55 for arguing a call during the ninth inning at Progressive Field on May 8, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Indians defeated the Athletics 4-3. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Cleveland After Controversial Call

An apparent game-tying homer by Oakland’s Adam Rosales was ruled a double by umpires in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians held on to beat the Athletics 4-3 on Wednesday night.

05/08/2013

A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on May 3, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Griffin, A’s Shut Down Yankees

A.J. Griffin pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning Friday night and Adam Rosales homered on CC Sabathia’s first pitch, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees.

05/03/2013

David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a double against the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on April 22, 2013 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Red Sox, Lose 4th Straight

The Athletics dropped their season-high fourth straight after being swept in a three-game series at the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend.

04/22/2013

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics hits a triple that scored Josh Reddick #16 to give the Athletics a 4-3 lead in the eighth inning of their game against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum on April 16, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Donaldson’s Triple Lifts A’s Over Astros

Josh Donaldson’s eighth-inning triple drove in Josh Reddick for the winning run and Oakland Athletics overcame starter A.J. Griffin’s early struggles for a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

04/16/2013

Josh Donaldson (R) #20 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Derek Norris (L) #36 after hitting a two-run home run, as catcher Chris Iannetta #17 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim looks on in the sixth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 11, 2013 in Anaheim. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

A’s Complete Sweep Of Angels, Win 8th Straight

Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning, Yoenis Cespedes also went deep and A.J. Griffin pitched eight solid innings Thursday night, leading Oakland to an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.

04/11/2013

Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Sandoval Returns To Lineup, Giants Beat A’s In Exhibition

Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval is still a possibility for opening day at Dodger Stadium, and he returned to the lineup as designated hitter in a 3-1 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

03/29/2013

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