The Oakland A's activated right-handed pitcher A.J. Griffin and third baseman Brandon Inge from the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Collin Cowgill and infielder Brandon Hicks from Class AAA Sacramento, the club announced Saturday.
Griffin went 3-0 with a 2.42 ERA in eight starts before he was placed on the DL Aug. 5 with right shoulder tightness. Inge was batting .216 with 12 home runs and 52 RBI in 82 games before he was placed on the DL Aug. 12 with a sprained right shoulder.
Cowgill hit .271 in two previous stints with Oakland and Hicks batted .183 with three home runs and seven RBI during a previous 20-game stint with the A's.