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Jarrod Parker

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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.

03/13/2013

Jarrod Parker of the Oakland A's. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s Shut Out By Padres In Cactus League

Tyson Ross gave up two hits and struck out three in three innings, and Yonder Alonso hit one of the San Diego Padres’ three homers in a 10-0 romp over the Oakland Athletics on Monday.

03/11/2013

Pitcher Jarrod Parker #21 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during spring training photo day. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s RHP Parker Sharp In Spring Debut, But Giants win

Jarrod Parker pitched two scoreless innings in his first spring start, a 13-9 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Friday.

03/01/2013

Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics takes out pitcher Jarrod Parker #11 in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers in Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 11, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Dream Season Ends In Game 5 Loss To Tigers

Justin Verlander struck out 11 in a four-hitter to send the Detroit Tigers back to the AL championship series, beating the Oakland Athletics 6-0 in the decisive Game 5 of their division series Thursday night.

10/11/2012

Jarrod Parker of the Oakland A's. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s Rookie Parker To Face Tigers In Game 1 Of ALDS

Jarrod Parker will start against Detroit ace Justin Verlander in Game 1 of the division series Saturday night.

10/05/2012

The Oakland Athletics celebrates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 . (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Return To Playoffs For 1st Time In Six Years

Coco Crisp’s latest clutch hit helped put Oakland back in the playoffs for the first time in six years, and the Athletics beat the first-place Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to remain in contention for a division crown.

10/01/2012

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Win, Reduce Rangers’ AL West Lead To 3

Yoenis Cespedes had one of Oakland’s two triples in the first inning and the Athletics jumped out to a quick lead in a 9-3 victory at Texas on Wednesday night to pull within three games of the AL West-leading Rangers.

09/26/2012

Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 21, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Yankees In 10th Inning Walk-Off

Russell Martin led off the bottom of the 10th inning with a homer off Sean Doolittle, and the AL East-leading New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Friday night for their sixth straight win.

09/21/2012

Cliff Pennington #2 of the Oakland Athletics is greeted by Coco Crisp #4 after hitting a solo home run in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 10, 2012 in Anaheim. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A’s Defeat Angels To Begin Crucial Series

Jarrod Parker pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Brandon Moss and Cliff Pennington homered, and the Oakland Athletics snapped the Los Angeles Angels’ six-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory Monday night.

09/10/2012

Torii Hunter #48 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim scores in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 4, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Struggle Against Greinke, Lose To Angels

Brandon Moss homered for the A’s, who have dropped two straight to the Angels following a nine-game winning streak. Oakland, tied for the wild-card lead, is four games behind first-place Texas in the AL West.

09/04/2012

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