Latest Khris Davis News

Davis hits 2 HRs, A's top Rangers 14-9, keep wild-card lead

Sep. 14, 2019 1:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis will probably miss the hitter-friendly home of the Texas Rangers more than most. The Oakland slugger might not quite be finished at Globe Life Park. Davis homered twice, Ramon Laureano connected on the game's fourth three-run shot to break a tie in the sixth inning and...

Murphy, Semien HR; Luzardo sharp in debut as A's beat Astros

Sep. 12, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two players key to Oakland's future helped lead the Athletics to an important win. Sean Murphy and Marcus Semien homered, hyped pitching prospect Jesús Luzardo looked sharp in his major league debut, and the Athletics beat the Houston Astros 5-3. "What we are seeing from (Luzardo) and...

A's bounce back to pound Astros, hit 6 HRs in 21-7 romp

Sep. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Oakland Athletics could think of no better way to erase the memory of a blowout loss to the Houston Astros than to turn things around on the AL West leaders on Tuesday night. Matt Olson and Sean Murphy each homered twice, and the Athletics tagged Wade Miley for seven runs in the first...

Manaea, Athletics win 3-1, send Tigers to 100th loss

Sep. 8, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Manaea realizes he will need time to regain arm strength. Until he does, he is comfortable relying on a deceptive delivery and sneaky fastball. Manaea matched his career high by striking out 10 in his second start following shoulder surgery, and the Oakland Athletics beat...

A's score 7 in 7th to beat Angels 10-6; Trout hits 45th

Sep. 6, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Manager Bob Melvin is fond of saying the Athletics are at their best when hitting home runs and showing patience in the batter's box. They've proved they're pretty good when pinch-hitting, too. Pinch-hitter Robbie Grossman delivered a two-run triple over center fielder Mike Trout as...

Seth Brown hits 2 triples as Athletics beat Angels 7-5

Sep. 4, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seth Brown's legs practically flew around the bases he had so much Adrenalin and energy. The Oakland rookie could see and hear his teammates going crazy. Brown hit his second RBI triple of the game to break a sixth-inning tie in a special home debut, Matt Chapman had a three-run...

Lifelong Yankee fan Mike Ford walks off NY to sink A's, 5-4

Sep. 1, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Through Little League and high school, three years in the Ivy League and six more in the minors, Mike Ford held onto his childhood dream. The local kid, a lifelong Yankee fan, hitting a winning homer in the Bronx. All these years, seemed too good to be true. "I don't think it's set in yet,"...

LeMahieu homers in 11th, Yanks hit 4 and finally top A's 4-3

Aug. 31, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It was only fitting the New York Yankees finished August with one last long ball. DJ LeMahieu homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning and the Yankees beat Oakland 4-3 Saturday for their first victory in five tries against the Athletics this season. "Finally got one...

LEADING OFF: Wild-card hopefuls set for key weekend series

Aug. 30, 2019 3:21 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: STILL FIGHTING The Rays got themselves off the ropes by rallying late to beat Houston on Thursday night, ending a four-game skid. Now the AL wild-card hopefuls open a pivotal three-game home series against Cleveland. The Indians are 2 1/2 games ahead of Tampa...

Profar homers, A's hold off Royals 9-8 to take 4-game series

Aug. 29, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bob Melvin had just burned through his bullpen to win a nip-and-tuck shootout against Kansas City on Thursday, and the Oakland A's manager leaned back in his chair and asked ruefully: "How many relievers did the Yankees use today?" He was joking, of course. Melvin knew full well...