Rajai Davis

Oakland Athletics center fielder Rajai Davis (11) talks with fans before the MLB preseason game against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on March 30, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s outfielder Rajai Davis traded to Red Sox

Shortly after the game, the A’s announced they had traded veteran outfielder…

 

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin in August of 2017. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

A’s manager remains popular as ever despite another season of losing

OAKLAND — In the late 1980s, when Bob Brenly and Bob Melvin…

 

Jerry Jones accepts his place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (Paul Moseley/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Two-faced NFL picks its spots as judge, jury

Many NFL team owners are reluctant to sign free-agent activist Colin Kaepernick…

 

Rajai Davis has shown signs of improvement since the beginning of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rajai Davis’ second-half production gives the A’s a legitimate leadoff threat

OAKLAND — Center fielder Rajai Davis’ second stint with the Oakland Athletics…

Rajai Davis has shown signs of improvement since the beginning of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso, like teammates Sonny Gray and Jed Lowerie, is one of the most speculated-about members of the team on the trade front. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The human side of the deadline

Donning a white jersey, the name “Alonso” written across the shoulders, the…

Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso, like teammates Sonny Gray and Jed Lowerie, is one of the most speculated-about members of the team on the trade front. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A’s starter Sonny Gray notched 5 strikeouts

A’s close homestand with 2nd win in a row behind Gray’s strong start

OAKLAND — Sonny Gray delivered yet another start that will attract the attention…

A’s starter Sonny Gray notched 5 strikeouts
Ryon Healy and the Oakland A's disproportionately rely on power to win games. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kings of the longball: Rebuilding Athletics live, die by the home run

Bob Melvin couldn’t tell you why his Oakland Athletics have been such…

Ryon Healy and the Oakland A's disproportionately rely on power to win games. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jharel Cotton. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Donaldson spoils A’s hopes for a sweep

OAKLAND — Josh Donaldson skied a 10th-inning home run beyond the left-center field…

Jharel Cotton. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Khris Davis crosses the plate, ending the day of Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs, right. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s sluggers off to hot start, don’t want to talk 2016

OAKLAND — Last season, it took until April 15 for Oakland Athletics slugger…

Khris Davis crosses the plate, ending the day of Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs, right. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ryan Dull surrenders homer in Athletics’ late loss to Angels

OAKLAND — Before the Oakland Athletics’ 7-6 loss to the Los Angeles Angels…

Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Rajai Davis. (Kimberly N./Flickr)

A’s bring back speedy outfielder on one-year deal

The Athletics’ newest outfielder needs just 751 stolen bases in his second…

Rajai Davis. (Kimberly N./Flickr)
Mark Canha watches as a fan catches a two-run home run hit by the Cleveland Indians’ Tyler Naquin during the fifth inning of a spring training game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Jesse Hahn’s spring of struggle continues

MESA, Ariz. — Khris Davis tripled and doubled for the A’s and…

Mark Canha watches as a fan catches a two-run home run hit by the Cleveland Indians’ Tyler Naquin during the fifth inning of a spring training game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Now that Cole Hamels has been dealt to the Texas Rangers, the Giants must quickly find help for the starting rotation. (Kathy Willens/AP)

With Hamels off market, Giants on clock

On the day the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired acquired Mat Latos and…

Now that Cole Hamels has been dealt to the Texas Rangers, the Giants must quickly find help for the starting rotation. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Duane Burleson/APDetroit Tigers’ Rajai Davis hits a walk off grand slam in the ninth inning to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 Monday in Detroit.

A’s lose on grand slam by Tigers’ Rajai Davis

DETROIT — Rajai Davis hit his third career grand slam with one…

Duane Burleson/APDetroit Tigers’ Rajai Davis hits a walk off grand slam in the ninth inning to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 Monday in Detroit.