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K. Davis decides against playing in Classic

A's outfielder Khris Davis has bowed out of the World Baseball Classic, foregoing his invitation from Team Mexico to focus his energy on preparing for his second season in Oakland.
4 days ago

Rajai Davis eager to get started in second stint with A's

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Rajai Davis pulled on his Athletics cap straight away when he walked into Hohokam Stadium, then grabbed his sparkling new white cleats specked with green and took an admiring glance at the shoes before reaching for his green No. 11 jersey and putting it on right over his long-sleeve shirt with black slacks. ''I got to get this green and gold back on,'' Davis said...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Khris Davis beats A's in salary arbitration, gets $5M

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Khris Davis has defeated the Oakland Athletics in salary arbitration. The outfielder on Wednesday was awarded a $5 million salary this season by arbitrators Mark Irvings, Gil Vernon and Mark Burstein, who heard the case a day earlier. The A's had argued he should be paid $4.65 million. Davis, Oakland's regular left fielder, hit .247 for a second straight...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Outfielder Khris Davis, A's go to salary arbitration

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Khris Davis has asked an arbitration panel for a $5 million salary this season, and the Oakland Athletics argued the outfielder should be paid $4.65 million. The sides appeared Tuesday before arbitrators Mark Irvings, Gil Vernon, Mark Burstein, who are expected to issue their decision Wednesday. Davis, Oakland's regular left fielder, hit .247 for a second...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Khris Davis and Others Who Have Pressed Before

Khris Davis has maintained excellent exit velocity all year, and has 33 home runs to his name, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t pressed at times with his new team. His walk rate is less than half what it used to be, and his swinging-strike rate is up nearly 20%. The Oakland outfielder admitted that his decision on when to swing hasn’t been at its finest this year. “I was...
Via Fangraphs
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Khris Davis has great celebration after walk-off grand slam (VIDEO)

Khris Davis became the second Oakland A’s player to hit three home runs in a game on Tuesday, and the last dinger he hit against the Rangers lifted them to a 8-5 victory in exciting fashion. Oakland trailed Texas 5-4 heading into the bottom of the ninth inning, and with men on second and third, elected to intentionally walk Josh Reddick. This forced them to pitch to Davis, who...
Via The Sports Daily
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Khris Davis caps off 3-homer night with walkoff grand slam

With two outs in the top of the ninth, Ian Desmond hit a two-run homer to give the Texas Rangers a 5-4 lead over the Oakland Athletics. It looked like a heartbreaking loss was coming for the A’s. That was especially the case after the A’s popped up twice with the tying run at third base in the bottom half of the inning. But then Khris Davis came to the rescue, and crushed —...
Via The Comeback
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Projecting the Return for Khris Davis: Derby and Nottingham

The Brewers continued the rebuilding process on Friday dealing power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Athletics in exchange for prospects. Here’s what my fancy computer math thinks of the prospects who are now property of the Milwaukee Brewers. Jacob Nottingham, C, 6.8 WAR (Profile) Nottingham was a former sixth-round pick who broke out in a big way in A-Ball last year. After...
Via Fangraphs
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Khris Davis Has Four Assists

Khris Davis has four career outfield assists. Have you ever been curious about how he got them? Of course you haven’t. You’re a grown person, with responsibilities. A person trying to answer the big questions, a person who reads books, a person wondering what a gravitational wave is. This has never really crossed your mind, but, now you’re here. Now you’re curious. This is...
Via Fangraphs
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

68-Win A’s Get Khris Davis From 68-Win Brewers

With so much analysis and similar thinking taking over the game, it’s easy to imagine a reality where, down the road, every player in every organization is assigned a number that reflects his total value, and trades are made based on nothing more than balancing value numbers until they match. Even if that’s an exaggeration, you can see how things could come to feel that way,...
Via Fangraphs
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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