OAKLAND — Khris Davis simply completed a feat even A’s energy-hitting legends similar to Reggie Jackson, Mark McGwire, Jason Giambi, Miguel Tejada and Eric Chavez have been unable to do with the group: again-to-again forty-house run seasons.
The A’s slugger’s fortieth bomb of the yr got here off a primary-pitch fastball from Miguel Gonzalez that was drilled over the suitable area wall to steer off the underside of the second in Saturday’s recreation towards the Texas Rangers.
You’d should go fairly far again in a time machine to seek out the final A’s participant to hit at the very least forty homers in consecutive seasons. It was Jimmie Foxx with fifty eight in 1932, forty eight in 1933 and forty four in 1934 when the A’s performed in Philadelphia.
Davis completed the 2016 season with forty two house runs. He’s received eight video games left to cross that mark.