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Gio Gonzalez

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A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics’ Young, High-Potential Starting Pitching

If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.


(L-R) Alex Rodriguez, Melky Cabrera, Bartolo Colon (Jonathan Daniel/Hunter Martin/Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

New Report Alleges A-Rod, Cabrera, Colon Among MLB Players Linked To PEDs

Major League Baseball said it is “extremely disappointed” about new allegations of performance-enhancing drug use against Alex Rodriguez and other players contained in a newspaper report.


Gio Gonzalez

A’s Trade Gonzalez To Nationals

Left-hander Gio Gonzalez says the Washington Nationals have agreed to acquire him in a trade with the Oakland Athletics, pending a physical and the deal being finalized.

CBS San Francisco–12/22/2011

Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 28, 2011 in Seattle. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Gonzalez, A’s Shut Down Mariners To End Season

Gio Gonzalez closed the season with a flourish as the Oakland lefty allowed just two hits in eight innings to help the Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Wednesday night.


Jemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics is greeted by third base coach Mike Gallego as he rounds third base after hitting a home run to lead off the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on September 23, 2011 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A’s Knock Angels Out Of AL West Race

Gio Gonzalez outdueled Jered Weaver and the Oakland Athletics scored the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning error, beating the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 Friday night and eliminating them from the AL West race.


Josh Willingham #16 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Ryan Sweeney #15 after hitting a three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the first inning during an MLB baseball game at Coliseum on September 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Willingham Hits 25th Homer Of Season, A’s Beat Angels

Josh Willingham hit his 25th home run and drove in four runs to help the Oakland Athletics chase starter Joel Pineiro early again in a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.


Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after giving up a homerun to Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on July 8, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Shelled As A’s Fall 7-4 To Kansas City

Eric Hosmer and Jeff Francoeur hit back-to-back home runs in the second inning, Danny Duffy won for the first time in more than a month and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 7-4 on Tuesday.


Jemile Weeks #19 and Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 7-0. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

A’s Avoid Sweep With 7-0 Win Over Indians

Gio Gonzalez pitched seven shutout innings and baffled Cleveland again, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a four-game sweep with a 7-0 win Thursday over the Indians.


Josh Willingham #16 of the Oakland Athletics rounds the bases after hitting a home run while Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox looks away at Fenway Park August 26, 2011 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A’s Bounce Back, Beat Red Sox In Rout

Scott Sizemore and Josh Willingham each hit two-run homers during a six-run fourth inning that carried the Oakland Athletics to a 15-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics takes the ball from pitcher Gio Gonzalez as catcher Kurt Suzuki #8 and the rest to the infield looks on against the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh inning during an MLB baseball game at the Coliseum August 15, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Give Up 4 Runs In 7th, Lose To Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles picked up a rare victory on the road with a 6-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.

CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011



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