Martin Perez

Davis hits 3 HRs, beats Rangers with slam in A's 8-5 victory

Khris Davis surprised himself with his first career grand slam, putting the finishing touches on his sensational performance at the plate and a wild ninth inning against Texas.

Davis hit a game-ending slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth for his third homer of the night, giving the Oakland Athletics an 8-5 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday.

"The adrenaline was pumping so fast; it was an amazing feeling," Davis said. "It was pretty extraordinary to see the fans go off the way they did. It was a rush."

Ian Desmond hit a two-run homer off Ryan Madson (2-0) in the top of the ninth to put Texas ahead 5-4, but Davis and the A's weren't...