Davis might have something you need

Rajai Davis is on his third big league club in the last three seasons.
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - It's that time of year, when you have just enough time to make a move in a couple of fantasy categories and make the difference between finishing first or second.

If you still have a chance to move up a few spots in the stolen base category, the man you should be targeting is Oakland's Rajai Davis.

He's played on a more regular basis in August and it's shows in his statistics.

Davis has put together a solid past 30 days, batting 26-for-74 (.351) with 15 runs, 19 RBIs and 11 stolen bases. Despite a slow start in April and May due to lack of playing time, Davis has posted a .294 batting average this season with 34 runs, 2 HR, 25 RBI and 22 stolen bases.

Davis was a 38th-round, 2001 pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates, but is on his third big league club in the last three seasons. He's not an superstar, but 13 steals in July and half of August could be just the thing, as a fantasy owner could plug in and gain ground in the stolen base category without hurting himself elsewhere.

Davis, likely not drafted in your league on opening day (Average Draft Position - 495), is owned in less than 20% of all leagues. But he might just be the perfect solution for gaining a couple of points late in the fantasy season.

If you have an opening in your outfield, or need a part-time specialist, Davis is your man.

Rajai Davis Career Statistics
YearTeamABRHHRRBISBAVESLGOPS
2006PIT14120010.1430.2140.357
2007PIT/SF190325319220.2790.3740.653
2008SF/OAK2143052319290.2430.3460.589
2009OAK1873455225220.2940.4220.716


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