A.J. GRIFFIN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Athletics' Jarrod Parker sees Dr. Andrews Monday, A.J. Griffin out three weeks

On Saturday, our own Kerry Kauffman reported that Oakland Athletics starting pitchers Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin developed arm troubles that could put them out of action for a significant time. The Athletics have some word on Griffin, and they will await the results of Parker's visit with Dr. James Andrews on Monday. Here are the latest updates on both pitchers, courtesy...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Griffin, Parker injuries will test A’s pitching depth

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images One of the traits the Oakland A’s pride themselves on is the depth of their starting rotation.  The A’s now have five quality pitchers to make the Opening Day roster and then there are usually a few extras who bide their time in Triple-A who can make the jump down the road if need be. Over the last couple of years it has been guys like Dan Straily, A.J...
Via TopSportsReport
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

No structural damage in A.J. Griffin's elbow

Friday, it was revealed that A's starters Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin each had an arm issue that needed medical attention. Parker's meeting with Dr. James Andrews for his forearm stiffness is Monday, but Griffin has already met with his doctor and gotten some good news. WATCH NOW: Big Ten Tournament Semifinals streaming LIVE online for FREE at CBSSports.com. EyeOn Baseball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s lose Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin to injuries

The Oakland A’s entered Spring Training counting on their depth to give them a leg up in the AL West. Now the aching right arms of starting pitchers Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin will put that theory to the test. The San Francisco Chronicle’s Susan Slusser reported on Friday that injuries will force likely Opening Day starter Parker and No. 4 starter Griffin to miss the beginning...
Via Players View
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Pitching Depth Provides Options To Replace Injured Parker & Griffin

There’s no getting around it, elbow and forearm injuries are no good thing for a starting pitcher. Add into the fact that the injuries are to the likely opening day starter, Jarrod Parker, and rotation mate A.J. Griffin, and you have some cause for panic around the A’s rotation these days. With regards to Parker, widely considered to be the A’s ace headed into the season, the...
Via BaySportsNet
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Lose A.J. Griffin & Jarrod Parker

The Oakland Athletics were all set to start the 2014 MLB season with a starting rotation of Jarrod Parker, Scott Kazmir, Sonny Gray, Dan Straily and A.J. Griffin.  It looks like Griffin and Parker will start the season on the DL now.  A.J. has some elbow issues, while Jarrod is experiencing forearm tightness.  They combined for 397 innings pitched last year, and without Bartolo...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Griffin was ‘pretty fat,’ now he’s not fat

Whether or not you want to hear about Major League Baseball players’ weight and fitness this time of year, most of them will insist that it is important to how well they hold up over the length of a long 162 game season. Take Oakland A’s pitcher A.J. Griffin. He feels that he was running out of gas in the second half of 2013, which is reflected somewhat in his statistics: in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Griffin looks to pile up innings for A's staff

Despite getting hurt late last season, A.J. Griffin has already shown he can handle a heavy workload for the Oakland Athletics. Now, he wants to keep pitching deep into October. The 26-year-old right-hander threw 200 innings in 2013, his first full season in the majors. He went 14-10 with a 3.83 ERA and 1.13 WHIP in 32 starts as Oakland won its second straight AL West title. Griffin...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Griffin Controls the Angels

There is no hitting A.J. Griffin this season. The 24-year-old rookie continued his remarkable run through the American League Wednesday night as he stifled the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to the tune of eight shutout innings. The swiftly rising righty struck out six Angles against six hits and no walks. The dominant outing lowered Griffin’s ERA to 1.94 to go with an splendid...
Via Fangraphs
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

A's RHP Griffin leaves early with tight shoulder

Athletics rookie right-hander A.J. Griffin left Saturday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays with tightness in his pitching shoulder. Griffin left with two outs in the second inning. Although nothing appeared out of the ordinary, the A's trainer bolted from the dugout after Yan Gomes flied out. Griffin was immediately pulled from the game and replaced by Jordan Norberto...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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