If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.
Former Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was suspended for 50 games on Wednesday after testing positive for testosterone.
R.A. Dickey nearly went the distance as the Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 3-1 on Sunday.
The New York Yankees got the best of Trevor Cahill last month, as Alex Rodriguez hit a pair of homers in a win over the Oakland Athletics’ budding ace. Beating Cahill again might prove to be much more difficult.