Khris Davis

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Khris Davis has a chance at hitting 50 homers, gets MVP chants against Texas Rangers

OAKLAND -- When Khris Davis was growing up in the late 1990s…

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis warms up before the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis warms up before the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics starting dominance continues, as Brett Anderson tosses fourth straight gem

OAKLAND -- Between his 2009 debut in Oakland and the time he…

Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Ramon Laureano singles against the Detroit Tigers. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)

Ramon Laureano goes deep twice off Bartolo Colon in Oakland Athletics rout of Texas

 OAKLAND -- Ramón Laureano is still looking for a roommate. The…

Ramon Laureano singles against the Detroit Tigers. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)
Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty gestures to the dugout after hitting a double against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A’s move into tie for first place with 7-1 win over Astros

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- One of the…

Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty gestures to the dugout after hitting a double against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Ramon Laureano talks to the media after his first career big league hit -- a 13th-inning walk-off on August 3, 2018. (Dan Bernstein / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ramon Laureano’s absurd throw highlights Athletics win over Angels

The @Athletics are just a throw from the right-field scoreboard away from…

Ramon Laureano talks to the media after his first career big league hit -- a 13th-inning walk-off on August 3, 2018. (Dan Bernstein / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Mike Fiers impresses in debut vs. Kershaw, as Khris Davis comes up with the winner again

OAKLAND -- Khris Davis leads the major leagues in home runs since…

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea (55) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Sean Manaea has worst start of the season as Oakland A’s fall to Los Angeles Dodgers

OAKLAND -- Sean Manaea had only gone fewer than four innings in…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea (55) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin compares Khris Davis to Willie Mays … sort of

OAKLAND — After Oakland A’s designated hitter Khris Davis hit his 30th…

Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics sweep Detroit Tigers behind dominant Trevor Cahill

OAKLAND — Not too long ago, the Detroit Tigers haunted the Oakland…

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Pair of homers moves Oakland to 20 games over .500 as Athletics down Tigers

OAKLAND — Sitting in the clubhouse early Saturday afternoon, Oakland Athletics shortstop…

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha, left, celebrates with Marcus Semien after the Athletics defeated the New York Yankees 3-2 in 11 innings in a baseball game Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Oakland Athletics secure Bob Melvin’s 600th win in Oakland, Canha adds a bit of daring-do

OAKLAND — Mark Canha had made a difficult decision to forego his…

Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha, left, celebrates with Marcus Semien after the Athletics defeated the New York Yankees 3-2 in 11 innings in a baseball game Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics drop first series since mid-June, fall to Colorado Rockies

Maybe the Oakland Athletics left their bats in Texas. Maybe the Colorado…

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis warms up in the on-deck circle against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics swept by Colorado Rockies, Khris Davis and Matt Chapman homer

On Sunday, German Marquez was the latest in a line of three…

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis warms up in the on-deck circle against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea throws in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox in the first game of a doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Friday, June 22, 2018. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Oakland Athletics struggle with men in scoring position, win streak snapped

The Oakland Athletics saw their winning streak come to an end at…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea throws in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox in the first game of a doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Friday, June 22, 2018. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis warms up in the on-deck circle against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Khris Davis hits two more home runs as the Oakland A’s come back again to beat the Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers have no answer for Oakland A’s designated hitter Khris…

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis warms up in the on-deck circle against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Stephen Piscotty homer sends Oakland Athletics to extras, and Khris Davis’s three-run homer in the 10th beats Texas

Nothing is ever certain in Arlington, Texas, as leads quickly evaporate on…

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy looks to the dugout for a sign against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics batter Texas Rangers, sparked by Jonathan Lucroy grand slam

When the Oakland A’s signed catcher Jonathan Lucroy this past offseason, they…

Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy looks to the dugout for a sign against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Oakland Athletics swarm Matt Chapman (26) after his walk-off single in the 10th inning on July 22, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s get second walk-off win to take Bay Bridge Series

Updated 6:45 PM OAKLAND — This whole season, San Francisco Giants shortstop…

The Oakland Athletics swarm Matt Chapman (26) after his walk-off single in the 10th inning on July 22, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Michael Urakami / Courtesy Oakland Athletics)

Bay Bridge Series: Pregame Notebook as the San Francisco Giants take on the Oakland Athletics

AT&T PARK -- Both the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Michael Urakami / Courtesy Oakland Athletics)