Kendall Graveman is quickly turning into one of the better pitchers for the Oakland Athletics and is proving his worth at baseball's highest level of competition. Last night he had his first complete game victory of his career, his second complete game overall.
Another note on Kendall Graveman’s 2nd career CG, tonight is his first in a win. The first was eight innings and 111 pitches in a 1-0 loss.— Athletics Nation (@athleticsnation) July 24, 2016
Kendall Graveman’s gem is the 1st CG by an @Athletics starter in 2016.— manolo hernandez d. (@beisbolporgotas) July 24, 2016
Kendall Graveman pitches his 1st MLB 9 inning complete game & Oakland hits 2 HR's in the bottom of 9th as A's beat the Ray's 4-3 tonight.— Jim Ellis (@jimellismsu) July 24, 2016
In his outing last night, Graveman hurled 71 strikes out of 102 total pitches. He struck out 4 batters while only allowing a single walk and he held the Rays to 3 earned runs.
Two home runs in the ninth to win it?— Oakland A's (@Athletics) July 24, 2016
What a way to cap off Graveman's complete game! pic.twitter.com/DyxalGuRK4
Graveman is now 7-6 on the year and the Athletics are 44-54 for the season. The Athletics will finish their four game series with the Rays this afternoon before they head to Arlington to take on the Rangers tomorrow.