Khris Davis

Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Oakland Athletics: A’s finish sweep despite Khris Davis injury

It was one of those weekends where everything seemed to work out…

Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.

Oakland Athletics: Bullpen saves the day again in shortened Brett Anderson Start; Josh Lucas comes up big and Dustin Fowler homers

For the second consecutive night, the Oakland Athletics lost their starting pitcher…

Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.
Chad Pinder, center, awaits his turn to bat while Khris Davis, left, speaks with an assistant coach and manager Bob Melvin stands by. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Chad Pinder slugs grand slam as A’s clinch series in Toronto

Until the eighth inning of Saturday's matinee in Toronto, the Oakland Athletics…

Chad Pinder, center, awaits his turn to bat while Khris Davis, left, speaks with an assistant coach and manager Bob Melvin stands by. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Khris Davis and Matt Chapman celebrate after Davis hit his 27th home run of the season in 2017. Davis began hitting on the field on Sunday, as he rehabs a strained groin. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Bullpen holds the line after early Andrew Triggs exit as A’s take opener in Toronto

For a second straight night, the Oakland Athletics ran up the pitch…

Khris Davis and Matt Chapman celebrate after Davis hit his 27th home run of the season in 2017. Davis began hitting on the field on Sunday, as he rehabs a strained groin. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Joyce, Olson, Davis go deep as A’s beat Red Sox

Sean Manaea didn’t hold the Boston Red Sox hitless again, but the…

Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) bats against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s lose lead late, replay review erases potential winning run in New York

For the second straight day, the Oakland Athletics allowed a comeback after…

Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) bats against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mark Canha, left, celebrates with Marcus Semien after the Athletics defeated the New York Yankees in 2016. The two Cal products combined to go 3-for-9 on Friday, with Semien driving in four. (Bill Kostroun/AP)

Oakland Athletics: Yusmeiro Petit saves A’s bacon as Oakland pulls away from Yankees with the longball

The Oakland Athletics have been a far stronger offensive team on the…

Mark Canha, left, celebrates with Marcus Semien after the Athletics defeated the New York Yankees in 2016. The two Cal products combined to go 3-for-9 on Friday, with Semien driving in four. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants and A’s: Grading out the Bay Area’s baseball teams after the first month of the season

A common thread connects both Bay Area ball clubs: The Oakland A’s…

Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Khris Davis should return by Thursday from a groin strain. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s end marathon with two-run walk-off blast from Khris Davis

OAKLAND -- Baltimore Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman was a rookie the last…

Khris Davis should return by Thursday from a groin strain. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Against the New York Yankees, Dustin Fowler will bolster an A's offense that has so far leaned heavily on Jed Lowrie, seen here April 7, was the offensive hero during Tuesday night’s victory over the Texas Rangers. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Against the New York Yankees, Dustin Fowler will bolster an A's offense that has so far leaned heavily on Jed Lowrie, seen here April 7, was the offensive hero during Tuesday night’s victory over the Texas Rangers. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
The Oakland Athletics watch as shortstop Marcus Semien (10) makes contact with a San Francisco Giants pitch at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mistakes pile up to stop A’s from finishing sweep

A mix of poor baserunning, shaky outfield defense and rotten luck combined…

The Oakland Athletics watch as shortstop Marcus Semien (10) makes contact with a San Francisco Giants pitch 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)

A’s avoid arbitration with Khris Davis

For months, the Oakland A’s have made it clear they wanted Khris…

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 left fielder Khris Davis (2) bats against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Davis hits No. 42 but ex-A’s sink hosts

OAKLAND — In the penultimate home game of 2017, Khris Davis tied…

Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) bats against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jharel Cotton, seen here in May, delivered five scoreless innings on Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s and Cotton sweep past Rangers, win 7th in a row

OAKLAND — Thanks to a five-run fifth inning and a sharp outing…

Jharel Cotton, seen here in May, delivered five scoreless innings on Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
The A's lost for the seventh time in a row on Monday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Matt Olson goes yard twice but A’s lose 7th in a row

OAKLAND — Four-hours-and-38-minutes after Chris Smith delivered the first pitch on a…

The A's lost for the seventh time in a row on Monday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics right fielder Matt Joyce (23) celebrates a two-run home run against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

After Casilla blows lead, A’s rally past Royals with six-run inning

OAKLAND — After an epic bullpen collapse, the Oakland Athletics scored six…

Oakland Athletics right fielder Matt Joyce (23) celebrates a two-run home run against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Joyce. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cruz crushes Cotton, M’s take down A’s

Oakland — Jharel Cotton surrendered 886 feet of home runs to Nelson…

Matt Joyce. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Khris Davis should return by Thursday from a groin strain. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Khris Davis connects on his 30th home run, but Mariners win in 10

OAKLAND — Leonys Martin’s 10th-inning blast sunk the Oakland A’s on Tuesday…

Khris Davis should return by Thursday from a groin strain. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto gave up five runs on 10 hits in five innings on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Cueto relives injury scare; Parker set for return

AT&T PARK — Johnny Cueto left his Monday night rehab start after…

Johnny Cueto gave up five runs on 10 hits in five innings on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Khris Davis hit his 30th home run on Tuesday night. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Homers do in Gossett again in loss to Rays

OAKLAND — Khris Davis crushed yet another home run, but the Oakland…

Khris Davis hit his 30th home run on Tuesday night. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)