MLB Notebook: A’s Sign Davis Through 2021 | 4/11/2019 | Staff
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Oakland Athletics slugger Khris Davis signed a contract extension Thursday that covers the 2020 and ’21 seasons for a reported total of $33.5 million. Davis was scheduled to become a free agent in November.

Davis’ 143 home runs since the start of the start of the 2016 season are the most in baseball over that span — 19 more than second-place Giancarlo Stanton.

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Davis, acquired from the Milwaukee Brewers in a 2016 trade, has a league-leading 10 home runs in 77 at-bats this season. Home runs have become the 31-year-old’s niche, as Davis has produced three consecutive 40-plus homer seasons since joining the A’s.

–The Detroit Tigers placed left fielder Christin Stewart on the 10-day injured list due to a strained quadriceps muscle.

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Stewart, 25, sustained the injury Tuesday while running the bases in the ninth inning of the Tigers’ 5-3 loss to the...
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