Khris Davis Homers Twice to Power A’s Past Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) — Khris Davis hit a go-ahead homer leading off the seventh after his tying solo shot in the fourth, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Friday night.

Kendall Graveman (4-4) struck out six and didn’t walk a batter in seven innings, improving to 3-0 at home in his fifth start back from a stint on the disabled list. He allowed one run and nine hits.

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Khris Davis is congratulated by third base coach Steve Scarsone after Davis hit a solo home run in the fourth inning Aug. 25, 2017 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Davis notched his 15th career multihomer game and fourth this season with Nos. 35 and 36 of the year, then Matt Chapman added an RBI single insurance run in the seventh.

Adrian Beltre hit an RBI single in the first before Davis’ one-out drive in the fourth tied it.

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