SAN DIEGO – Derek Norris enjoyed seeing his former teammates Monday, but the Padres catcher landed on his feet nicely after the A’s dealt him to San Diego in December.
ANAHEIM – The A’s activated right-hander A.J. Griffin from the 60-day disabled list Saturday and optioned him to Triple-A Nashville, and closer Sean Doolittle was transferred to the 60-day DL.
ANAHEIM –- Jesse Chavez did his job on the mound Friday night.
ANAHEIM –- For most of the night, a ball sailing over the fence meant good things for the A’s.