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A.J. Griffin

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Oakland Athletics

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Griffin was very solid for the A's in 2013 with 14 wins and a 3.83 ERA, but he struggled mightily with the long ball, leading the league with 36 big flies allowed. He raised his K/9 from 7.0 to 7.7, b...

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  5/31/2014
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 230   DOB: 1/28/1988
BORN: El Cajon, CA   COLLEGE: San Diego  DRAFTED: 13th Rd   

April 6, 2014  –  A.J. Griffin News

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Griffin is set to begin strengthening exercises soon and should begin throwing in 1-2 weeks, Joe Stiglich of CSNBayArea.com reports.

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A.J. Griffin Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 22 R Pho 20 0 0 5.0 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.20
2010 22 A Van 20 0 0 21.1 14 7 0 27 7 1 1 15 0 0 2.95 1.00
2011 23 A+ Sto 6 12 0 70.2 64 28 8 82 14 5 3 0 0 0 3.57 1.11
2011 23 A Bur 6 8 0 52.0 36 9 2 46 5 4 0 0 0 0 1.56 0.79
2011 23 AA Mid 6 6 0 32.0 39 23 6 20 11 2 3 0 0 0 6.47 1.56
2011 23 AAA Sac 6 1 0 6.0 6 2 1 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.00 1.33
2012 24 AA Mid 10 7 0 43.1 31 12 4 44 7 3 1 0 0 0 2.49 0.88
2012 24 AAA Sac 10 10 0 58.2 48 20 3 47 11 4 2 0 0 0 3.07 1.01
2012 24 MAJ OAK 15 15 0 82.3 74 28 10 64 19 7 1 0 0 0 3.06 1.13
2013 25 MAJ OAK 32 32 1 200.0 171 85 36 171 54 14 10 0 0 0 3.83 1.13
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3-Year Averages MAJ   23 23 0 141.2 122 56 23 117 36 10 5 0 0 0 3.57 1.12

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A.J. Griffin Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

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A.J. Griffin Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201345284369318015.226
201217237740205.245

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201337187187812021.226
2012164271234405.225

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2013104.37409433153.541.14
201242.030026943.211.02

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201395.77607721214.141.11
201240.3410381062.901.24
A.J. Griffin Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 22 R Pho 20 0 5.0 10.80 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 .80 .110
2010 22 A Van 20 0 21.1 11.52 2.99 3.86 0.00 66.7% 2.95 2.06 .301
2011 23 A+ Sto 6 12 70.2 10.51 1.79 5.86 1.03 71.4% 3.57 3.03 .326
2011 23 A Bur 6 8 52.0 7.96 0.87 9.20 0.35 82.1% 1.56 2.33 .253
2011 23 AA Mid 6 6 32.0 5.63 3.09 1.82 1.69 61.4% 6.47 5.61 .320
2011 23 AAA Sac 6 1 6.0 12.00 3.00 4.00 1.50 85.7% 3.00 3.70 .359
2012 24 AA Mid 10 7 43.1 9.19 1.46 6.29 0.84 76.5% 2.49 2.92 .258
2012 24 AAA Sac 10 10 58.2 7.27 1.70 4.27 0.46 69.6% 3.07 3.03 .278
2012 24 MAJ OAK 15 15 82.3 7.00 2.08 3.37 1.09 0.94 78.3% 89.8 MPH 3.06 3.95 .276
2013 25 MAJ OAK 32 32 200.0 7.70 2.43 3.17 1.62 0.70 74.1% 88.9 MPH 3.83 4.70 .256
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for A.J. Griffin
3-Year Averages MAJ   23 23 141.2 7.46 2.30 3.25 1.47 75.6% 3.57 4.43 .260

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Worst Matchups for A.J. Griffin (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Alex Gordon KC 5 5 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.600 2.600
Miguel Cabrera DET 5 3 2 4 0 1 0 .600 2.000 2.500
Mike Morse SF 9 6 2 2 0 3 0 .667 1.556 2.222
Josh Willingham MIN 5 2 2 3 0 3 0 .400 1.600 2.000
Carlos Santana CLE 4 2 1 1 2 0 0 .500 1.250 1.917
Mitch Moreland TEX 6 2 2 3 0 2 0 .333 1.333 1.667
Nick Swisher CLE 9 4 2 4 2 3 0 .444 1.111 1.657
Geovany Soto TEX 6 3 1 2 0 2 0 .500 1.000 1.500
George Kottaras CLE 4 1 1 1 1 2 0 .250 1.000 1.400
David Ortiz BOS 8 3 1 1 2 2 0 .375 .875 1.375

Best Matchups for A.J. Griffin (by OPS against, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Eduardo Nunez MIN 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Cody Ross AZ 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Jose Iglesias DET 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Mike Moustakas KC 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Mike Aviles CLE 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jay Bruce CIN 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 .000 .000 .000
Alexei Ramirez CHI-A 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Brandon Belt SF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Kole Calhoun ANA 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
David Lough BAL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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A.J. Griffin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Griffin (elbow) will open the season on the disabled list.

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Griffin (elbow) is expected to miss the first two months of the season, the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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Griffin was diagnosed with elbow tendinitis Saturday and will be shut down for at least three weeks, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.

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Griffin is dealing with a potential elbow issue and will be examined Saturday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Griffin struggled again in Thursday's exhibition game against the Rockies, surrendering nine hits and five earned runs over 3.2 innings.

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Griffin struggled in Saturday's exhibition game against the Rockies, allowing six hits and three earned runs over three innings.

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Griffin expects to throw more changeups this season, while likely dropping the cut fastball from his repertoire, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Griffin (elbow) was left off the A's ALDS roster, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.

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Griffin gave up three runs and five hits over five innings Tuesday against the Angels. He struck out seven and walked just one, but suffered his 10th loss of the season.

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2013

Griffin parlayed an excellent half-season in the minors (2.82 ERA in 17 starts across two levels) into a callup when the A's rotation suffered injuries. Once in the majors, Griffin did nothing but keep up the excellent production. In 15 starts with the A's, he had a 3.06 ERA and earned seven wins. Griffin does not throw especially hard (his average fastball was under 90 mph), but uses excellent control and a great changeup to find a way to strike guys out. He struck out 7.0 K/9 in the majors and averaged nearly a strikeout per inning over his minor league career. Griffin should have a spot in the starting rotation unless the A's sign a veteran starter, and he will likely be a nice under the radar pick pitching in the spacious Oakland Coliseum.