Khris Davis

Blackburn cruises to first career win

Facing the organization that traded him in the offseason, Paul Blackburn picked…

(Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Sonny digs big hole in A’s loss to Astros

OAKLAND — On a night Sonny Gray was facing a potential future…

(Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland A's pitcher Jharel Cotton, pictured June 13 against the Miami Marlins. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)

Cotton, Davis carry A’s to 4-game sweep of Yankees

OAKLAND — On a day when the temperature climbed to 99 degrees…

Oakland A's pitcher Jharel Cotton, pictured June 13 against the Miami Marlins. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jesse Hahn throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday, April 13, 2017. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Hahn delivers a win in return from DL

OAKLAND — Making his first start in two weeks, Jesse Hahn didn’t allow a…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jesse Hahn throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday, April 13, 2017. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Sonny Gray was sharp for the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A ‘healthy’ Sonny Gray delivers electric performance

Oakland — On a day Sonny Gray recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts…

Sonny Gray was sharp for the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Jed Lowrie, seen here on March 30, hit a key home run on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s walk fine line to snap losing streak

It came down to the wire, but the Oakland A’s snapped a…

Jed Lowrie, seen here on March 30, hit a key home run on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Khris Davis, seen here on April 6, has had himself quite a start to the season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Athletics beat up Rangers while Jesse Hahn shines

OAKLAND — By the time Khris Davis’ seventh home run of the…

Khris Davis, seen here on April 6, has had himself quite a start to the season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Khris Davis doesn't care too much for the numbers, even if some of them are in his favor. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s players, coaches balance numbers, eye test

OAKLAND — Tucked behind a short wall, which juts out into the…

Khris Davis doesn't care too much for the numbers, even if some of them are in his favor. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Khris Davis is the fifth player in the Oakland Athletics’ franchise history to his 40 home runs in a single season. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Khris Davis and the path to 40 home runs

OAKLAND — For Khris Davis, the road to 40 home runs began…

Khris Davis is the fifth player in the Oakland Athletics’ franchise history to his 40 home runs in a single season. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
The Oakland Athletics' Ryon Healy, seen here on Sept. 15, 2016, had a couple key hits on Thursday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Ryon Healy hits third for A’s for second time

OAKLAND — In what could be a preview of the 2017 season,…

The Oakland Athletics' Ryon Healy, seen here on Sept. 15, 2016, had a couple key hits on Thursday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Oakland A's starter Jharel Cotton allowed 1 run over six innings while striking out six in a loss to the Houston Astros on Monday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

A’s waste solid Cotton outing in loss to Astros

The Oakland Athletics allowed three runs over the last two innings and…

Oakland A's starter Jharel Cotton allowed 1 run over six innings while striking out six in a loss to the Houston Astros on Monday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
The Oakland Athletics, seen here on Saturday, have had plenty to celebrate lately. (Jim Cowsert/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

A’s continue winning ways, take series against Rangers

The Oakland Athletics won their second-straight series by beating the Texas Rangers…

The Oakland Athletics, seen here on Saturday, have had plenty to celebrate lately. (Jim Cowsert/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

A’s hit Cards early and often for 7-4 win

The Oakland A’s dinged Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia for five runs in…

Khris Davis, right, celebrates with Stephen Vogt after hitting a two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game against the Texas Rangers. (LM Otero/AP)

Pair of Davis homers pace Athletics past Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas — Khris Davis homered twice, Coco Crisp also went deep…

Khris Davis, right, celebrates with Stephen Vogt after hitting a two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game against the Texas Rangers. (LM Otero/AP)
Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis reacts after hitting a home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. (Gregory Bull/AP)

Semien, Davis lead A’s to 5-4 win over Angels

ANAHEIM — Marcus Semien and Khris Davis homered to help Kendall Graveman…

Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis reacts after hitting a home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. (Gregory Bull/AP)
The Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants appear to be on a crash course for the NLCS. (Jeff Chiu/2015 AP)

Giant killers? Cubs are still Cubs until further notice

The MLB regular season is sort of like what Yogi Berra once…

The Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants appear to be on a crash course for the NLCS. (Jeff Chiu/2015 AP)
Khris Davis has hit four home runs in the last two games. (Ben Margot/AP)

Davis, Valencia keep pounding, A’s keep winning

OAKLAND — Khris Davis and Danny Valencia have combined to hit 15…

Khris Davis has hit four home runs in the last two games. (Ben Margot/AP)
Khris Davis celebrates his walkoff grandslam by shooting his batting helmet like a jump shot. (Ben Margot/AP)

You can’t predict baseball: Davis delivers walkoff win for A’s

OAKLAND — After Khris Davis hammered three home runs — including a…

Khris Davis celebrates his walkoff grandslam by shooting his batting helmet like a jump shot. (Ben Margot/AP)
Nori Aoki slides into third base as Stephen Vogt’s throw gets past third baseman Mark Canha. Aoki then scampered home for the winning run. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s error allows Mariners to steal series opener

OAKLAND — The Athletics’ demons have not been exorcised after all. Despite…

Nori Aoki slides into third base as Stephen Vogt’s throw gets past third baseman Mark Canha. Aoki then scampered home for the winning run. (Ben Margot/AP)
The A’s will return home after going 5-5 on a 10-game road trip. They lost to the Tigers on Thursday 7-3. (Paul Sancya/AP)

A’s wrap up road trip with loss in Detroit

DETROIT — After Oakland opened a trip with a three-game sweep of…

The A’s will return home after going 5-5 on a 10-game road trip. They lost to the Tigers on Thursday 7-3. (Paul Sancya/AP)