MLB capsules: Oakland’s Bruce Maxwell becomes first major league player to kneel

MLB capsules: Oakland's Bruce Maxwell becomes first major league player to kneel
Khris Davis does something no A's player has done in over 80 years
Bruce Maxwell became the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem, and Khris Davis hit his 40th home run to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers 1-0 on Saturday night in Oakland, California. Maxwell dropped to

Miguel Gonzalez allowed one earned run, four hits and no walks with five strikeouts over six innings in a loss in Oakland on Saturday. Gonzalez was on the short end of a 1-0 score, with his only mistake a solo home run to power hitter Khris Davis …

Davis hit his 40th home run of the season Saturday, a solo blast, during a 1-for-3 effort against the Rangers. He pelted a laser to right-center field off Texas' Miguel Gonzalez to provide the only run in this surprising pitcher's duel. Davis' .241 …

Khris Davis does something no A's player has done in over 80 years

The New York Yankees returned to the playoffs after a one-year absence, clinching no worse than a wild card as Greg Bird's three-run homer led them over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Saturday. Sonny Gray (10-11) allowed one run and four hits in six

Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) points to the sky after hitting a home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the sixth inning of their MLB game at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, April 3, 2017. (Josie Lepe/ Bay Area News Group).

Reggie Jackson never did it. Jose Canseco never did it. Nor did Mark McGwire or Jason Giambi, at least not with the A's. Not even Matt Stairs or Jack Cust. On Saturday, Khris Davis hit his 40th home run of the year, making him the first Oakland A's …

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell, left, kneels as teammate Mark Canha, right, looks on during the National Anthem before the start of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Bruce Maxwell of the

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