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Davis hits 33rd home run in A's 9-1 win over Indians

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Khris Davis hit a three-run homer and scored three times, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Davis had struck out in six consecutive at-bats before hitting his 33rd home run of the season off starter Danny Salazar. That's the most by an Oakland player since Jack Cust hit 33 in 2008...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game #126: A’s 9, Indians 1

The A’s get a clean and easy win against the Indians. A Khris Davis three run home run in the first put the A’s up early, and an offense propelled by Ryon Healy and the other youngsters put nine total runs on the board. Meanwhile, Sean Manaea continued to show improvements the longer he remains in the big leagues, and pitched to a line of seven innings pitched, three hits, one...
Via Athletics Nation
18 hours ago

Davis backs Manaea gem as A's top Tribe

Khris Davis hit a three-run home run in the first inning and pitcher Sean Manaea allowed one run over seven innings with eight strikeouts as the A's topped the Indians. Chris Gimenez hit a home run for Cleveland, but pitcher Danny Salazar allowed six runs.
18 hours ago

The Three Silliest Andrew Miller Swings of the Year

Andrew Miller made a batter look silly last night. Andrew Miller makes batters look silly most nights, but last night, a batter looked particularly silly. One surefire way to identify a batter who just got done looking silly is to check whether he’s laying down in dirt right after he swung. Let’s see. Q: Was This Major Leaguer Laying Down in the Dirt Right After He Swung? A...
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Miller breaks a batter's ankles to finish game for Indians

Cleveland Indians closer Andrew Miller added "injury" to insult on Monday when he broke Oakland outfielder Khris Davis' ankles with a nasty slider for the final out of a 1-0 win. Here it is:That's a play typically reserved for basketball.The big lefty Miller, acquired from the Yankees in a deal before the Aug. 1 nonwaiver deadline, actually struck out the side in the ninth to pick...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Graveman tosses 2-hitter, Davis homers as A's rout White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) Kendall Graveman faced one batter over the minimum while throwing a two-hitter, Khris Davis hit his 31st home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the White Sox 8-0 on Friday night to hand James Shields his 15th loss. Graveman (9-8) allowed leadoff singles to Jose Abreu in the third and Adam Eaton in the seventh. Both were immediately doubled off first on line drives...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis, Alonso spark A's to 6-3 win over Mariners

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Yonder Alonso hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning off rookie Joe Wieland and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-3 on Friday night to end the Mariners' six-game winning streak. Khris Davis added his career-high 28th home run, Marcus Semien matched his career-high with four hits and Stephen Vogt had an RBI double and scored twice to help the...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  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

WATCH: Khris Davis trolls umps after controversial homer

By Liam McGuire A bizarre sight at Miller Park on Monday: Brewers outfielder Khris Davis hit a home run, only to be called out on the play for not touching home plate – a call which would be reversed. Here’s how it all went down. After hitting a juicy fastball off of Giants righty Tim Lincecum out of the park, Davis proceeded to do what any baseball player does when you...
Via The Outside Corner
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Death threat aimed at Brewers' Davis draws MLB investigation

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Khris Davis recently received a death threat on Twitter serious enough for Major League Baseball to investigate. Davis took a screengrab of the tweet, which was posted May 18 and included a racial slur and a threat to kill his family. Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said the team turned the matter over to Major League Baseball's department...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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