With apologies to Dennis Green and his oft-repeated declaration, the A’s are not at all who we thought they were.
OAKLAND – A’s first-round draft pick Richie Martin was a civil engineering major at Florida and took his studies as serious as his baseball.
OAKLAND -- Sonny Gray took the field for warm-ups Friday in uniform – just not the uniform he would have preferred.
OAKLAND -– The A’s held their first Pride Night on Wednesday, and the organization received a thumbs-up for its efforts to recognize and support the LGBT community.
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.