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SFGate Apr 12, 2018

From Khris Davis to Daniel Mengden, A’s outhit L.A. in romp

LOS ANGELES - After two games of minimal offensive contributions, the A’s switched their bats back on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium. Even starting pitcher Daniel Mengden got into the action, knocking an RBI single up the middle in the fourth inning. But it was Khris Davis, the team’s most important offensive cog, who really did the heavy lifting in Oakland’s16-6 win at Los Angeles. Davis blasted a two-run homer off Alex Wood in the first inning and finished with three of the A’s 21 hits, including a double leading off the A’s five-run fourth. Before...
SportsDay Apr 1, 2018
Five things to know about the Oakland Athletics, who tormented the Rangers last season

Five things to know about the Oakland Athletics, who tormented the Rangers last season

Five things to know about the Oakland Athletics, who open a four-game series against the Texas Rangers on Monday at The Coliseum: Oakland won the season series at 11-8 last season. The Athletics were 8-1 at home against the Rangers. Oakland held the Rangers to 19 runs at home. Designated hitter Khris Davis has 17 homers for 125 at-bats against the Rangers in the last two seasons. For his career, Davis has averaged a homer every 7.17 at-bats against the Rangers, the best ratio among players with at least 100 at-bats against the franchise. Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle is second at 8.83. Mantle...
SFGate Mar 30, 2018

Jose Canseco digs Khris Davis, Matt Olson as A’s new Bash Brothers

After Khris Davis and Matt Olson hit back-to-back homers on Opening Day on Thursday, Davis suggested the A’s No. 4 and 5 hitters might be the new Bash Brothers. One of the original Bash Brothers was on hand for that game, and Jose Canseco said on Friday that he’s fully supportive of Davis and Olson taking on the Bash Brothers mantle he and Mark McGwire shared in the late 1980s and early 90s. “That’s sweet!,” Canseco told The Chronicle. “I love it. I’m glad they can bring that back, that would be great. It’s an honor if people think of that...
SFGate Mar 29, 2018

Marcus Semien gives A’s walkoff win in 11th on Opening Day, Davis and Olson homer

On a spectacular day for an afternoon opener, the A’s provided a glimpse of exactly what to expect from them in 2018. Matt Chapman made a terrific play at third base, Khris Davis and Matt Olson smacked homers and Oakland’s starting pitching was so-so. Kendall Graveman was on the mound Thursday as the A’s opened their 50th anniversary season, and he gave up five runs in five-plus innings. Oakland’s power-happy lineup responded well enough to tie things up - four runs coming via home runs - before winning in the 11th inning. Boog Powell tripled with one out and, with...

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