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A's extend Davis for 2 years, $33.75M

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) At spring training, Khris Davis expressed his desire to stay with the Oakland Athletics on a long-term contract for the next several seasons. He wants to build something special in the East Bay, while keeping up his remarkable home run pace.

Davis now has the new deal he so wanted, after patiently waiting for it to get done.

Davis' contract, announced by the team Thursday, takes him through the 2021 season. The 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. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because contract terms had not been announced.

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AL Home Runs
Rank Name HR
1 K. Davis, Oak10
2 J. Bruce, Sea8
3 J. Altuve, Hou7
4t A. Cabrera, Tex6
4t M. Chapman, Oak6
4t J. Gallo, Tex6
4t T. Mancini, Bal6
4t A. Meadows, TB6
4t E. Rosario, Min6
4t G. Sánchez, NYY6
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AL Runs Batted In
Rank Name RBI
1 D. Santana, Sea24
2 K. Davis, Oak20
3t R. Healy, Sea17
3t A. Meadows, TB17
5t A. Gordon, KC16
5t Y. Moncada, CWS16
5t E. Rosario, Min16
8t J. Bruce, Sea15
8t J. Gallo, Tex15
8t M. Haniger, Sea15
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