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Rajai Davis

33-Year-Old Outfielder – Detroit Tigers

2014 Stats

AVG

.281

HR

8

RBI

48

R

59

SB

33

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The book on Davis remains the same as ever. He's one of the best basestealers in the game, and is just competent enough with the bat to justify a role as a fourth or fifth outfielder. His 2013 line (....

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 195   DOB: 10/19/1980   BORN: Norwich, CT   COLLEGE: UConn-Avery Point   DRAFTED: 38th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Rajai Davis Contract Information:

Signed a two-year deal with the Tigers in December of 2013.

September 16, 2014  –  Rajai Davis News

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Rajai Davis Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 23 A LYN 127 574 509 91 160 39 27 7 5 38 57 15 59 60 4 0 2 .314 .388 .424 .812
2005 24 AA ALT 124 565 503 82 143 32 23 5 4 36 44 9 43 76 6 1 12 .284 .354 .374 .728
2006 25 AAA IND 100 417 385 53 109 20 17 1 2 21 45 13 27 59 2 0 3 .283 .335 .348 .683
2006 25 MAJ PIT 20 17 14 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 2 3 1 0 0 .143 .250 .214 .464
2007 26 AAA IND 53 239 211 31 67 20 12 4 4 30 27 9 21 25 2 2 3 .318 .384 .469 .853
2007 26 MAJ PIT 24 57 48 6 13 3 2 1 0 2 5 2 7 3 1 1 0 .271 .357 .354 .711
2007 26 MAJ SFO 51 162 142 26 40 11 9 1 1 7 17 4 14 25 2 0 4 .282 .363 .380 .743
2007  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ PIT/SFO 75 219 190 32 53 14 11 2 1 9 22 6 21 28 3 1 4 .279 .361 .374 .735
2008 27 MAJ SFO 12 19 18 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 6 0 0 0 .056 .105 .056 .161
2008 27 MAJ OAK 101 207 196 28 51 12 5 4 3 19 25 6 7 34 2 1 1 .260 .288 .372 .660
2008  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ SFO/OAK 113 226 214 30 52 12 5 4 3 19 29 6 8 40 2 1 1 .243 .272 .346 .618
2009 28 MAJ OAK 125 432 390 65 119 35 27 5 3 48 41 12 29 70 2 4 7 .305 .360 .423 .784
2010 29 MAJ OAK 143 561 525 66 149 36 28 3 5 52 50 11 26 78 1 5 4 .284 .320 .377 .697
2011 30 A+ DUN 2 5 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .400 .400 1.000 1.400
2011 30 AA NEW 4 14 10 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 .300 .500 .400 .900
2011 30 MAJ TOR 95 338 320 44 76 28 21 6 1 29 34 11 15 63 1 1 1 .238 .273 .350 .623
2012 31 MAJ TOR 142 487 447 64 115 35 24 3 8 43 46 13 29 102 1 4 6 .257 .309 .378 .687
2013 32 A+ DUN 3 10 10 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .300 .500 .800
2013 32 MAJ TOR 108 360 331 49 86 24 16 2 6 24 45 6 21 67 1 2 5 .260 .312 .375 .687
2014 33 MAJ DET 126 467 434 59 122 36 26 2 8 48 33 10 22 73 3 3 5 .281 .321 .406 .727
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3-Year Averages     115 394 366 52 92 28 20 3 5 32 41 10 21 77 1 2 4 .251 .298 .363 .661
Career  (View All)     947 3,107 2,865 410 774 221 159 27 35 272 301 78 173 524 15 21 33 .270 .317 .381 .698

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Rajai Davis Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 17 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .321 .406 .727
Sep. 16 @Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .324 .409 .733
Sep. 15 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .326 .412 .738
Sep. 14 Cle 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .288 .329 .416 .745
Sep. 13 Cle 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .329 .417 .746
Sep. 12 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .326 .414 .740
Sep. 10 KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .327 .415 .742
Sep. 9 KC 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .327 .416 .743
Sep. 8 KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .328 .411 .739
Sep. 7 SF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .328 .411 .739
Sep. 6 SF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .328 .411 .739
Sep. 5 SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .326 .410 .736
Sep. 4 @Cle 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .329 .413 .742
Sep. 3 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .329 .416 .745
Sep. 2 @Cle 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .289 .331 .419 .750
Sep. 1 @Cle Did not play.
Aug. 31 @CWS 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .327 .413 .740
Aug. 30 @CWS 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .285 .328 .412 .740
Aug. 30 @CWS 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .327 .414 .741
Aug. 29 @CWS Did not play.
Aug. 28 NYY 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .323 .412 .735
Aug. 27 NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .280 .321 .411 .732
Aug. 26 NYY 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .321 .413 .734
Aug. 24 @Min 6 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .318 .410 .728
Aug. 23 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .318 .403 .721
Aug. 23 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 22 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .321 .407 .728
Aug. 21 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .325 .412 .737
Aug. 20 @TB 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .327 .415 .742
Aug. 19 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .289 .328 .414 .742
Last 7 Days 21 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .190 .190 .190 .380
Last 14 Days 40 4 8 0 0 1 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .220 .275 .495
Last 30 Days 88 11 22 4 0 2 10 5 8 3 2 1 0 0 .250 .298 .364 .662

Rajai Davis: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 117 99 40 1
2013 97 57 16 35 8
2012 135 114 6 24 5
2011 91 4 79 8 1
2010 140 47 83 27 2
2009 116 113 5 2

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Rajai Davis Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014144234189.354.563.944
2013116222916.319.474.857
20121513041423.285.437.783

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142903643024.245.328.619
20132152741529.228.321.594
20122963442923.243.348.638

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20141902743015.305.442.779
20131562831121.250.410.726
20122293252724.258.397.701

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142443241818.262.377.686
20131752131324.269.343.651
20122183231622.257.358.672
Rajai Davis Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 23 A LYN 574 509 10.3% 10.5% 0.98 88% .349 .110
2005 24 AA ALT 565 503 7.6% 13.5% 0.57 85% .329 .090
2006 25 AAA IND 417 385 6.5% 14.1% 0.46 85% .330 .065
2006 25 MAJ PIT 17 14 11.8% 17.6% 0.67 79% .182 .071
2007 26 AAA IND 239 211 8.8% 10.5% 0.84 88% .346 .151
2007 26 MAJ PIT 57 48 12.3% 5.3% 2.33 94% .289 .083
2007 26 MAJ SFO 162 142 8.6% 15.4% 0.56 82% .336 .098
2007  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ PIT/SFO 219 190 9.6% 12.8% 0.75 85% .323 .095
2008 27 MAJ SFO 19 18 5.3% 31.6% 0.17 67% .083 .000
2008 27 MAJ OAK 207 196 3.4% 16.4% 0.21 83% .302 .112
2008  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ SFO/OAK 226 214 3.5% 17.7% 0.20 81% .287 .103
2009 28 MAJ OAK 432 390 6.7% 16.2% 0.41 82% .366 .118
2010 29 MAJ OAK 561 525 4.6% 13.9% 0.33 85% .326 .093
2011 30 A+ DUN 5 5 0% 20% 0.00 80% .333 .600
2011 30 AA NEW 14 10 14.3% 14.3% 1.00 80% .375 .100
2011 30 MAJ TOR 338 320 4.4% 18.6% 0.24 80% .293 .112
2012 31 MAJ TOR 487 447 6% 20.9% 0.28 77% .318 .121
2013 32 A+ DUN 10 10 0% 10% 0.00 90% .333 .200
2013 32 MAJ TOR 360 331 5.8% 18.6% 0.31 80% .310 .115
2014 33 MAJ DET 467 434 4.7% 15.6% 0.30 83% .323 .125
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3-Year Averages     394 366 5.3% 19.5% 0.27 79% .306 .112
Career     3,107 2,865 5.6% 16.9% 0.33 82% .320 .111

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2014 Stat Review for Rajai Davis    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.281 AVG
GOOD
83% Contact Rate
GOOD
.323 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.406 SLG
WEAK
.125 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.30 BB/K
POOR
4.7% BB Rate
POOR
15.6% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.727 OPS
WEAK
.321 OBP
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Rajai Davis: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Davis is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Twins, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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Davis is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Royals.

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Davis is out of the lineup again Monday against the Royals.

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Davis is out of the lineup Sunday against the Giants.

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Davis is out of the lineup Monday against the Indians.

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Davis is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the White Sox.

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Davis is out of the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Twins.

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Davis (thumb) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Rays, James Schmehl of MLive Media Group reports.

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Davis had X-rays on his thumb contusion that came back negative for any broken bones, MLive.com reports.

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Davis left Sunday's game due to a left thumb contusion.

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Davis is out of the lineup Wednesday vs. the Pirates, Matthew Mowery of The Oakland Press reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Once again Davis came into the season as a reserve outfielder only to end the season as the starter. The batting numbers (.257/.309/.378) are not impressive, but he did finish second in baseball with 46 steals. The Blue Jays re-signed Davis this offseason, and he's expected to handle the fourth outfielder role as Melky Cabrera was signed to take over the everyday job in left field. Even without a starting job, Davis should once again be a cheap source of speed for fantasy owners when called upon, and most of his playing time should come against left-handed pitching as he continues to show better splits against southpaws (career .290/.349/.417).

2012

Davis was slowed by an ankle injury in April and saw his season cut short with a torn hamstring in August but still managed to steal 34 bases in just 95 games. He was effective in stealing bases while in the lineup, but his .238 average and .273 on-base percentage simply weren't good enough to keep him in the lineup consistently. He's expected to make a full recovery this winter, but will enter the season with some competition for at-bats in left field with Eric Thames and Travis Snider, so he may be relegated to a reserve role.

2011

Davis cashed in on his stolen-base potential shown the year prior, stealing 50 bases on the season, but was slowed in early June and was limited on the basepaths thereafter (22 steals in his first 49 games; just 28 in his final 94 games). Traded to the Blue Jays, he's expected to be part of the everyday lineup on a team that finished the year last in the AL in stolen bases (just 58 on the year, and nearly 100 fewer than the A's). It remains to be seen if Davis will be given the green light as often in his new environs.

2010

Davis emerged as an everyday player following Matt Holliday's trade to St. Louis and responded with 26 steals over the final two months. He doesn't walk enough (just 29 walks in 390 at-bats) to be an asset as a pure leadoff hitter, but the A's fell in love with his speed atop the order as the season progressed and he seems destined to begin the year in the same role. He was one of just five players with 40-plus steals in the AL last year and did so in just 390 at-bats. The A's aren't allergic to the stolen base as they were years ago in the Moneyball heyday, and there's a real chance that Davis could swipe 60 bases if he gets 500 at-bats as expected.

2009

Davis swiped 25 bases in 100 games after being acquired from the Giants, though his time in the A's starting outfield figures to be limited with Matt Holliday's acquisition and a healthy (for now) Travis Buck to begin the year. Davis will still see ample opportunity to run with Jack Cust clogging the bases in the late innings, so don't forget about him when the endgame rolls around and you're looking for steals.

2008

Davis came over from Pittsburgh when the Giants traded Matt Morris. Since the Giants shed a terrible contract, San Francisco came away winners regardless of Davis' production. But his .363 OBP and terrific defense was icing on the cake. Blessed with blazing speed, Davis swiped 17 bags in just 142 at-bats while with the Giants. However, he offers very little power with the stick, so he's best utilized as a fourth outfielder. For 2008, expect Davis to start over Dave Roberts against left-handers and whenever the veteran succumbs to the inevitable injury.

2007

Davis has speed to kill and a first name that means "the king" in Sanskrit. The 26-year-old center fielder also got his first taste of major-league action in 2006, going 2-for-14 with one stolen base in four attempts. If the Pirates gave him a chance he could easily steal 20 bases -- Davis finished second in the International League with 45 steals in 58 attempts. Unless the Pirates face a series of injuries in the outfield, Davis is unlikely to see much time in the major leagues.

2006

The Pirates protected Davis on their 40-man roster because he possesses blazing speed. Considered old for Double-A, Davis batted .288 in 499 at-bats with Altoona in 2005, stealing 45 bases in 54 attempts. A fractured right hand ended his season prematurely in August. Prior to his injury, Davis was ticketed for a September call-up and headed to the Arizona Fall League. In five minor-league seasons, he's averaged 36 stolen bases to go along with a .308 batting average. The speedy center fielder has never played above Double-A, and will likely spend the most of the 2006 season at Triple-A.

2005

Davis, a speedy switch-hitting center fielder, who turned in a nifty 2004 with High Single-A Lynchburg, led the Carolina League in batting average (.314), hits (160), runs (91) and stolen bases (57). The Pirates thought enough of him to include him on the 40-man roster, but he still has a long way to go before he has a chance to become a new and improved version of Tike Redman.