Found August 06, 2012 on
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When it comes to pies in the face...I'm not a big fan.
When it comes to Oakland A's outfielder Josh Reddick dressing up as Spiderman and delivering not one, but TWO pies in the face? Count. Me. In.
I mean, what else would you expect from the guy who proudly displays this hardware
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The Oakland Athletics placed right-hander A.J. Griffin on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tightness, CSN Bay Area reported Sunday. Griffin left Saturday night's game in the second inning when he started experiencing the tightness in his throwing shoulder. An MRI came back negative, but the A's reportedly want to be cautious with him. The A's recalled...
The Oakland Athletics activated shortstop Cliff Pennington from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. He had been out since July 20 because of left elbow tendinitis. Pennington was not in the starting lineup for the A's on Tuesday, however. He is hitting just .197 in 82 games, with three home runs and 16 RBIs. Plus, he was only 4-for-48 over his last 17 games. Pennington...
Athletics right-hander A.J. Griffin was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder and outfielder Michael Taylor was optioned to Triple-A before Sunday's game with the Toronto Blue Jays.
The A's recalled left-hander Pedro Figueroa and right-hander Evan Scribner from Sacramento.
Griffin complained of some tightness in Saturday's game against the...
This catch might not receive as much publicity as Roger Bernadina's fabulous one from earlier in the evening yesterday, but it was still just as good. In the ninth inning of a 10-2 game, Kendrys Morales of the Angels crushed a ball deep to center field. A's outfielder Coco Crisp immediately began tracking the ball, and at the last possible moment, made an effortless-looking...
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After the Oakland A's got a 5-4 walk-off victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night, A's outfielder Josh Reddick got dressed up as Spider-Man before giving teammate Coco Crisp two whip cream pies in the face as a reward for hitting a sacrifice fly that scored the winning run.
Crisp was also showered with orange Gatorade and cold water before getting pied.
OAKLAND -- The last-place Toronto Blue Jays were resilient this weekend, and they held their own against the surging Oakland Athletics. Edwin Encarnacion's two-run homer and Yunel Escobar's two-run single were instrumental Sunday in the 6-5 win that allowed the Blue Jays to split the four-game series against the A's. "The two-run homer by Eddie gets us back within...