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Toronto's Stroman Shuts Down A's OAKLAND - Marcus Stroman struck out six and pitched into the ninth, Brandon Drury homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Friday night to snap a seven-game losing streak in the series. Stroman allowed six hits and one run with two walks for his first victory of the season despite a 1.99 ERA coming into his fifth start.

A's, bats stay silent and Aaron Brooks struggles in loss to Blue Jays The A’s struggled at the plate and Aaron Brooks had one bad inning which made the difference in a series-opening loss to Toronto.

Game Thread #22: A's vs Blue Jays Original game thread; it didn't take. I tried to search the image archive for "dumpster fire" for this new thread, but I had to settle for a picture of Aaron Brooks, who basically gave up a grand slam in the second; a double, walk, single, single, double, single to score four runs for the Blue Jays.

Game Thread #22: A's vs. Blue Jays Happy Friday to everyone out there and I hope you're ready for a great weekend of A's baseball! The A's returned home after last Sunday's brutal loss; not as brutal as the Angels coming back from a 10-2 deficit last night and losing in the ninth, but painful nonetheless.

Athletics players hope Khris Davis contract signifies new philosophy Signing Khris Davis to a two-year, $33.5 million contract extension has teammates hoping A’s will begin locking up core players rather than trading them away.

Khris Davis' Loud Career Contrary to the expressed or implied opinions of players who have and have not played for the A's, Davis has said he enjoys Oakland and would like to play there long term. His two-year extension isn't the longest handed out by Oakland's front office, nor is it the most team-friendly.

Series #8: Athletics vs Blue Jays - Top Talent Still South for the Winter Vladimir Guerrero Jr has a chance to be one of the most exciting new ballplayers this season, possessing a baseball skill set that mirrors his father's. He has amazing contact and power capabilities at the plate, he holds a high baseball IQ, and he has nothing left to prove in the minor leagues.

Oakland Athletics and Khris Davis needed each other This was an extension both needed. A salute to Oakland. - Oakland Athletics April 18, 2019. Khris gets his jersey signed by his biggest fan. Khris hits a ️ a very, very long way.#RootedInOakland pic.twitter.com/flqdLq98Ov. - Oakland Athletics August 21, 2018.

A's troll the hell out of Kevin Durant, Warriors in newspaper The Oakland Athletics took out an ad promoting their franchise player at the same time the Golden State Warriors star is preparing to leave town A full-pag…

Buy your Khris Davis Oakhland T-shirt today! The best home run hitter in the sport signed a two-year contract extension to keep him in town through 2021, giving him the highest salary for any player in franchise history. A's fans are used to not getting attached to their favorite stars, but the team stepped up this time and Davis isn't going anywhere for a while.

That's Amaury's News and Commentary: Oakland A's - Alameda County supervisors vote this Tuesday Photo credit: @OTBaseballPhoto. By: Amaury Pi-Gonzalez. OAKLAND - Alameda County Supervisors will vote this Tuesday to negotiate a deal that would sell the Oakland Coliseum to the city of Oakland. This is the first time that Alameda County said they want to sell its share.

A's troll Warriors with ad celebrating KD's commitment to Oakland Trending News and Rumors for Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, Soccer and More.

Sorting out the Oakland A's bullpen But if the rest of the bullpen continues to struggle, Melvin may need to lean harder on his relief aces - and indeed, he got eight outs from them on Wednesday against the Astros. The A's largest free agent addition last offseason, Joakim Soria was expected to replace Jeurys Familia in a set-up role.

Elephant Rumblings: With Davis extension, A’s manage rare off day win A’s Coverage: Gallegos: Khris Davis, A’s agree to 2-year extension… Shea: A’s giving Khris Davis a contract extension… McWilliams: Loyalty rewarded — Khris Davis wanted to stay with the A’s…

A's lock in Khris Davis with contract extension: Here's what we know The Oakland A's confirmed Thursday that they have signed designated hitter Khris Davis to a contract extension. Here's what we know based on reporting from reporting from the Chronicle's Susan Slusser.

A's giving Khris Davis a contract extension He's making $16.5 million this year, which amounts to $50 million over the three seasons, the second-largest contract in A's history. The largest was Eric Chavez's six-year, $66 million deal, which he signed in 2004. "Oakland has been a special place for me since I arrived," Davis said, according to an A's news release.

Oakland Athletics lock up Khris Davis for two more years The Oakland Athletics are keeping Khris Davis in town. He will remain rooted in Oakland until at least the end of the 2021 campaign. Keep Khrushing. - Oakland Athletics April 18, 2019. Welcome!

Slugger Khris Davis Agrees to 2-Year Extension With Oakland The Oakland Athletics are keeping one of their core pieces around, as they've signed slugging outfielder Khris Davis to a two-year contract extension that will keep him in the Bay Area through the 2021 season. Davis will earn $16.75 million in each year of the deal, making it $33.5 million in total.

Kurtenbach: Extending Khris Davis was the move the A's needed to make Signing Davis doesn’t wash away the A’s prior sins, but it does help the front office’s argument that things have changed in the East Bay.

Extending Khris Davis was the move the A’s needed to make Signing a star slugger like Khris Davis to a two-year extension wouldn't be groundbreaking news for most teams. It'd be a big deal, of course, but it wouldn't stand so starkly in the face of organizational convention. That's because other teams do their best to not let their best players walk away as free agents.

Khris Davis, A's Agree To Deal Adding $33.75M For '20, '21 OAKLAND - Athletics slugger Khris Davis has gotten the long-term deal he wanted. The Athletics said Thursday they had agreed to a contract through the 2021 season. The new deal adds $33.75 million for 2020 and '21, which increased Davis' guarantee to $50.25 million over three years, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press.

MLB series preview: Toronto Blue Jays at Oakland Athletics Teoscar Hernandez was tied for fourth on that list, with three. Two home games against San Francisco, starting Tuesday. Laura Armstrong is a sports reporter based in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @lauraarmy.

"Moneyball" Oakland Athletics open wallet for Khris Davis Khris Davis, the reigning AL home run king, is staying in Oakland after signing a two-year contract extension on Thursday. The Oakland Athletics’ team sl…

Oakland A's agree to $33.5M extension with slugger Khris Davis The Oakland Athletics have signed slugger Khris Davis to a contract extension, keeping him with the franchise through the 2021 season. Oakland announced the extension Thursday. Sources told MLB Network and ESPN that the deal is for two years and $33 million.

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