Oakland's Griffin has Tommy John surgery

The Sports NetworkApril 30, 2014 

Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics announced Wednesday that pitcher A.J. Griffin underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.

Griffin, who has not pitched this season, was placed on the 15-day disabled list at the end of spring training.

The right-hander posted a 14-10 record with a 3.83 ERA in 32 starts last season. He missed the 2013 American League Division Series due to elbow tendinitis.

Griffin has a 21-11 record with a 3.60 ERA in 47 career starts with Oakland.

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