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Rajai Davis

35-Year-Old Outfielder – Cleveland Indians

2016 Stats

AVG

.263

HR

9

RBI

35

R

48

SB

24

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Davis hit the free agent market over the winter after two solid seasons with the Tigers. But at 35, he is slowing down, so his most valuable fantasy asset -- stolen bases -- are in decline. Davis stol...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   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 one-year, $5.25M deal with the Indians in December 2015.

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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 134 494 461 64 130 37 27 2 8 51 36 11 22 75 3 3 5 .282 .320 .401 .721
2015 34 MAJ DET 112 370 341 55 88 35 16 11 8 30 18 8 22 76 1 3 3 .258 .306 .440 .746
2016 35 MAJ CLE 83 323 293 48 77 26 15 2 9 35 24 3 23 71 1 2 4 .263 .323 .420 .743
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3-Year Averages     118 405 377 56 101 31 19 5 7 35 33 8 21 72 1 2 4 .268 .312 .401 .712
Career  (View All)     1150 3,827 3,526 518 947 283 191 40 52 340 346 90 218 673 17 26 40 .269 .316 .390 .706

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Rajai Davis Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 26 Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .324 .418 .742
Jul. 24 @Bal Did not play.
Jul. 23 @Bal 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .323 .420 .743
Jul. 22 @Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .323 .421 .744
Jul. 20 @KC 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .324 .422 .746
Jul. 19 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .322 .421 .743
Jul. 18 @KC Did not play.
Jul. 17 @Min Did not play.
Jul. 16 @Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .320 .423 .743
Jul. 15 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .322 .427 .749
Jul. 10 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .265 .327 .433 .760
Jul. 9 NYY 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 .266 .326 .435 .761
Jul. 8 NYY Did not play.
Jul. 7 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .329 .444 .773
Jul. 6 Det Did not play.
Jul. 5 Det 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .275 .333 .450 .783
Jul. 4 Det 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .332 .446 .778
Jul. 3 @Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .330 .447 .777
Jul. 2 @Tor 5 2 4 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .275 .335 .454 .789
Jul. 1 @Tor 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .326 .423 .749
Jun. 30 @Tor 4 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .333 .433 .766
Jun. 29 @Atl 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .331 .415 .746
Jun. 28 @Atl 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .328 .409 .737
Jun. 27 @Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .328 .409 .737
Jun. 26 @Det Did not play.
Jun. 25 @Det 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .333 .417 .750
Jun. 24 @Det 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .335 .420 .755
Jun. 22 TB Did not play.
Jun. 21 TB Did not play.
Jun. 20 TB 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .264 .332 .418 .750
Last 7 Days 16 3 5 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .389 .313 .702
Last 14 Days 35 5 6 0 0 0 2 3 8 2 0 1 2 0 .171 .244 .171 .415
Last 30 Days 80 14 21 4 1 2 9 4 13 4 0 1 2 0 .263 .299 .413 .712

Rajai Davis: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 83 47 49 1
2015 91 39 46 10 8
2014 125 99 48 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
20169517397.253.400.721
2015139265148.245.460.758
2014149244189.356.557.939

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20161983162617.268.429.753
20152022931610.267.426.738
20143124043327.247.327.617

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20161221911511.295.369.717
20151763461812.284.506.823
20142053143218.312.444.785

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20161712982013.240.456.761
2015165212126.230.370.665
20142563341918.258.367.670
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 494 461 4.5% 15.2% 0.29 84% .323 .119
2015 34 MAJ DET 370 341 5.9% 20.5% 0.29 78% .311 .182
2016 35 MAJ CLE 323 293 7.1% 22% 0.32 76% .319 .157
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3-Year Averages     405 377 5.2% 17.8% 0.29 81% .315 .133
Career     3,827 3,526 5.7% 17.6% 0.32 81% .320 .121

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2016 Stat Review for Rajai Davis    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.263 AVG
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76% Contact Rate
POOR
.319 BABIP
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Power

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.420 SLG
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.157 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.32 BB/K
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7.1% BB Rate
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22.0% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.743 OPS
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.323 OBP
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Rajai Davis: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Davis is out of the lineup Sunday against the Twins.

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Davis is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Tigers, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

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Davis hit for the cycle against the Blue Jays on Saturday, going 4-for-5 with a two RBI, two runs and a stolen base.

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Davis went 2-for-4 with a home run and scored twice in Thursday's 4-1 victory over the Blue Jays.

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Davis isn't in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Braves.

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Davis is out of the lineup Sunday against the Tigers.

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Davis is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Rays.

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Davis went 4-for-5 with two doubles, two runs scored and two steals in Sunday's win over the White Sox.

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Davis went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, his sixth, in Monday’s win over Seattle.

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Davis is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Royals.

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Davis homered and knocked in two runs in a 1-for-3 game Monday against the White Sox.

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Davis is not in the lineup for Game 1 of the Indians' doubleheader against the White Sox on Monday.

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Davis put the finishing touches on a destructive four-game series against the Reds on Thursday, going 2-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, a steal, two RBI and a run.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Other than receiving more playing time than expected due to the season-long absence of Andy Dirks, Davis’ 2014 campaign went pretty much went as expected. The speedy veteran outfielder provided the Tigers with a much-needed threat on the basepaths, going 36-for-47 on stolen-base attempts while splitting time almost evenly between the top and bottom of the order. Davis performed better than usual at the plate, slashing .282/.320/.401, which marked just the second time he finished with a slugging percentage above .400. His 37 extra-base hits marked a career best. He also chipped in with 130 hits, 64 runs and 51 RBI, which was just one short of his career high. Despite the somewhat improved performance at the dish, Davis proved once again that he’s best utilized in a platoon role. He slashed an impressive .356/.382/.557 in 149 at-bats against left-handed pitching. In 312 at-bats against righties, Davis hit .247/.290/.327. The Tigers are well aware of Davis’ deficiencies against right-handed pitching, and while Davis is unlikely to see as many at-bats as he did last season, he’ll still receive plenty of opportunities to rack up enough steals to warrant consideration in many formats.

2014

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 (.260/.312/.375) was a near-perfect match for his career line, but he swiped 45 bags in 51 tries despite tallying just 360 plate appearances. The Tigers are expected to platoon him in left field and use him off the bench, where he should provide a nice speed boost over the next two seasons as a semi-regular contributor.

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.