Parker, Griffin nursing arm injuries

Updated: March 14, 2014, 5:55 PM ET
Associated Press

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin will probably start the season on the disabled list instead of in the Oakland Athletics' rotation.

A's manager Bob Melvin said Friday that Parker has right forearm tightness and soreness and would be examined Monday by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala.

Melvin said Griffin has a sore elbow and would be examined by team physician Dr. Douglas Freedberg and have an MRI Friday in Scottsdale, Ariz.

"They're both in jeopardy of ...

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