A.J. Griffin


OAKLAND -– Looking to get some of his key hitters back on track, A’s manager Bob Melvin shuffled up the top of his batting order Tuesday night against Texas.


OAKLAND -– Scott Kazmir underwent an MRI for the shoulder issue that forced him from Wednesday’s game, but the A’s didn’t know his exact status following a 3-2 loss to Detroit.


OAKLAND –- After pitching to hitters for the second time Monday, closer Sean Doolittle is ready to get in a game.


OAKLAND – The A’s are cautiously optimistic they will get injured starting pitchers A.J. Griffin and Jarrod Parker back sometime in June.


In the spirit of the season, let’s look at five things that Oakland A’s fans have to be thankful for these days.