Kendall Graveman

Khris Davis should return by Thursday from a groin strain. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Khris Davis connects on his 30th home run, but Mariners win in 10

OAKLAND — Leonys Martin’s 10th-inning blast sunk the Oakland A’s on Tuesday…

Khris Davis should return by Thursday from a groin strain. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman (49) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants crush Graveman, secure Bay Bridge split

AT&T Park — Kendall Graveman's first start in 76 games lasted all…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman (49) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kendall Graveman. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

A’s activate Kendall Graveman, option Daniel Gossett

The Oakland Athletics activated Kendall Graveman from the disabled list on Thursday…

Kendall Graveman. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August

Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics have used the disabled list 20 times…

Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August
Jesse Hahn.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Hahn sent to Triple-A, Blackburn sticking around for another start

OAKLAND — In advance of Sunday's matinee with the Atlanta Braves, the…

Jesse Hahn.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
(Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Sonny digs big hole in A’s loss to Astros

OAKLAND — On a night Sonny Gray was facing a potential future…

(Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Bob Melvin discussed Kendall Graveman's recovery on Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Melvin talks Father’s Day, offers Graveman update

OAKLAND — Asked about his favorite Father's Day memory before Sunday's matinee…

Bob Melvin discussed Kendall Graveman's recovery on Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) chases down a ground ball against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on March 30, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Melvin on sidelined Semien: ‘He’s already got a target in his mind’

OAKLAND — Out since the second week of the season with a fractured…

Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) chases down a ground ball against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on March 30, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics center fielder Jeff Decker can't make the catch on an RBI single by the Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Cron in the first inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Calif., on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The Angels won, 2-1. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Kendall Graveman shines, but A’s swept in Anaheim

With the exception of a first-inning hiccup, Kendall Graveman’s return from the…

Oakland Athletics center fielder Jeff Decker can't make the catch on an RBI single by the Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Cron in the first inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Calif., on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The Angels won, 2-1. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Melvin says Graveman on ‘good path’ to return from DL when eligible

OAKLAND — Bob Melvin remains optimistic that de facto No. 1 Kendall…

(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A's outfielder Khris Davis (2) rounds second base after hitting a home run off the Angels' Ricky Nolasco in the sixth inning on Opening Night, 2017, at the Oakland Coliseum. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Khris Davis powers A’s past Angels on Opening Night

OAKLAND — Some 15 minutes after Rickey Henderson's opening night press conference…

A's outfielder Khris Davis (2) rounds second base after hitting a home run off the Angels' Ricky Nolasco in the sixth inning on Opening Night, 2017, at the Oakland Coliseum. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Sonny Gray. (Terry Dobbins/Flickr)

Sonny Gray shut down, possibly extending this young pitcher’s stay with A’s

The Oakland Athletics announced on Thursday that Sonny Gray would be shut…

Sonny Gray. (Terry Dobbins/Flickr)
(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

After two last-place finishes, A’s hope crop of young starters can deliver wins

OAKLAND — Before grabbing his seat in the East Side club —…

(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Graveman perfect through six, but Rangers win

Graveman perfect through six, but Rangers win

Before Kendall Graveman took the Coliseum mound on Friday night, the right-hander…

Graveman perfect through six, but Rangers win
Kendall Graveman, seen here earlier this season, struggled on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kendall Graveman slips up in big loss to King Felix

OAKLAND — By the time Ryon Healy’s two-run homer cleared the left-field wall…

Kendall Graveman, seen here earlier this season, struggled on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kendall Graveman, seen here earlier this season, struggled on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kendall Graveman strong in A’s 1-0 win

OAKLAND — It only took 19 seconds to figure out that the Oakland…

Kendall Graveman, seen here earlier this season, struggled on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Marcus Semien, seen here on Aug. 28, was a lone bright spot for the Oakland Athletics' lineup on Tuesday. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Kendall Graveman pitches well, A’s fall to Astros

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman scattered a few mistakes, received no…

Marcus Semien, seen here on Aug. 28, was a lone bright spot for the Oakland Athletics' lineup on Tuesday. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)
Stephen Vogt celebrates after hitting a home run in the bottom of the fourth inning of the Oakland A's victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Graveman pitches A’s past O’s

OAKLAND — In 13 seasons as a major league manager, Bob Melvin…

Stephen Vogt celebrates after hitting a home run in the bottom of the fourth inning of the Oakland A's victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman throws to the Houston Astros during the second inning of a baseball game Monday, July 18, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Graveman wins 5th straight to pace Athletics past Astros

OAKLAND — The Houston Astros issued so many free passes in the…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman throws to the Houston Astros during the second inning of a baseball game Monday, July 18, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Seattle Mariners' Leonys Martin, left, rounds the bases past Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso after hitting a two-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Seattle. The Mariners won 6-5. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

A’s cough up lead in the bottom of the ninth

SEATTLE — Leonys Martin hit a game-ending, two-run homer in the ninth…

Seattle Mariners' Leonys Martin, left, rounds the bases past Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso after hitting a two-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Seattle. The Mariners won 6-5. (Ted S. Warren/AP)