Andrew Miller is unfair, made Khris Davis fall down on game-ending strikeout
Khris Davis is a good hitter. He has a career high 32 home runs and 79 RBIs already this season. He hits walk-off home runs and finishes them off with silky smooth jump shots.
But at the end of the A's 1-0 loss to the Indians on Monday, Davis had to face Cleveland reliever/hitter's walking nightmare Andrew Miller. After having already struck out Jake Smolinski and Danny Valencia, Davis came up and then, well, Davis went down:
I mean, you try facing a guy who has a 1.97 ERA and 14.6 K/9 ratio over the last four seasons. Miller talked to MLB.com's Jordan Bastian postgame about striking out the side in the ninth and played it off like it was just business as usual (which, yup):
It did, indeed.