A.J. Griffin RUMORS & NEWS

  • A.J. Griffin signs with the Rangers

    Hardball Talk "A.J. Griffin once looked like a long-term rotation building block for the A’s, but his career was derailed by Tommy John elbow surgery in 2014 and he’s yet to get back on track. Oakland cut Griffin loose following back-to-back missed seasons and now the 28-year-old right-hander has joined the..." December 21

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    Jane Lee @JaneMLB

    Melvin says A.J. Griffin is continuing to strengthen his shoulder. Sounds unlikely he pitches again this season.

  • A's pointing to June returns for Parker, Griffin

    MLB.com "The A's pitching depth undoubtedly figures to be one of their biggest strengths this season. As many as six pitchers will be in competition for just three rotation spots behind Sonny Gray and Scott Kazmir, and that group doesn't even include Tommy John patients Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin, who..." February 09

  • Athletics' Parker, Griffin doubtful for Opening Day

    The Score "When the Oakland Athletics host the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on Opening Day it's doubtful that either Jarrod Parker or A.J. Griffin will be in the starting rotation, according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. Both pitchers are still recovering from Tommy John surgery - Parker had the..." January 12

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    AJ Griffin will have tommy john surgery. It's like an epidemic among good young starters. #athletics

  • A's Griffin still feels discomfort in right forearm, elbow

    San Francisco Chronicle "After more than a month off, A.J. Griffin's right forearm and elbow discomfort continues, and Griffin will get a second opinion from Dr. Thomas Mehlhoff in Houston on Tuesday. Griffin resumed throwing in the past day or two, manager Bob Melvin said, and things still weren't feeling right...." April 25

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    AJ Griffin to get second opinion on elbow on Tuesday.

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    Griffin shut down for 3 weeks with flexor tendinitis.

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    Jason Martinez @mlbdepthcharts

    #Athletics RT @susanslusser Jarrod Parker (forearm) will see Dr. Andrews on Monday. A.J. Griffin (elbow) to see Dr. Freedberg in Scottsdale.

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    Melvin says Griffin has been dealing with elbow tendinitis that has been getting worse so he was not option for this round. #Athletics

  • Griffin goes the distance as A's sweep Reds

    CSN Bay Area "One year and two days after his major league debut, A.J. Griffin pitched his first career complete game. It was a gem, all right, the right-hander limiting the Cincinnati Reds to just two hits -- a Devin Mesoraco single that hit the heel of an onrushing Chris Young's glove in the fifth and a..." June 27