Khris Davis, Oakland Athletics agree to $10.5 million, one-year contract

MLB


OAKLAND, Calif. — Slugger Khris Davis and the Oakland Athletics agreed to a one-year, $10.5 million contract, more than doubling Davis’ salary after he beat the team in arbitration last winter.

Davis won a $5 million salary during a hearing last February, when the club offered $4.65 million. The agreement announced Wednesday avoided another hearing next month.

Davis is Oakland’s slugging centerpiece. He hit a career-best 43 home runs, connecting on the season’s final day to surpass the season high he set the previous year for Oakland. The 30-year-old is the only A’s player aside from Jimmie Foxx (1932-34) with consecutive 40-homer seasons.

Davis’ 85 homers the past two seasons are second in the majors to Giancarlo Stanton‘s 86.

Davis batted .247 with a career-high 110 RBIs in 153 games last season.



Source link

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Jose Mourinho says Sanchez deal ‘so close’ Wenger waits on Mkhitaryan
SL in trouble, Mathews under injury cloud
Simona Halep cruises, Maria Sharapova advances to third round at Australian Open
Will Alexis Sanchez be eligible for Manchester United in Champions League?
Pittsburgh Pirates fans urge MLB to force owner Bob Nutting to sell team

Leave a Reply