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2014 Avg.
.295
 
Career Avg.
.271
Name  Rajai Davis
Born  10/19/1980
Height  5-10
Weight  195
Number  20
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/29/2014 9:33:00 AM
Description: Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis is a career .400 hitter with a 1.079 OPS versus White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana.
Insight: And if Davis gets on base he's been successful in 4-of-4 stolen base attempts against Quintana. Davis is putting together his best season since 2009 in Oakland. He's batting .297 with a .766 OPS over 81 games and is worth a flier Tuesday.
 
7/23/2014 8:49:00 PM
Description: Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis went 3-for-5 with one RBI and one steal Wednesday against Arizona.
Insight: Davis has raised his average from .274 to .301 since July 6. He has six home runs, 33 RBI, 38 runs and 25 steals in 269 at-bats this season.
 
6/30/2014 10:47:00 PM
Description: Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis hit a walk-off grand slam off Athletics closer Sean Doolittle Monday night to end a poor month on a high note.
Insight: Davis has been very good against lefties throughout his career and this year has been no different. Overall, he's batting .276 with six homers, 27 RBI, 31 runs and 22 steals.
 
6/30/2014 9:49:00 AM
Description: Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis is 9-for-18 (.500) with five extra-base hits and a 1.444 OPS against Oakland left-hander Scott Kazmir.
Insight: Davis (.273, 5 HR, 23 RBI, 21 SB) has been solid in a part-time role and should get a strating assignment on Monday.
 
6/16/2014 10:54:00 PM
Description: Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis exploded for three hits Monday in a loss to Kansas City.
Insight: That's good to see after Davis (.285, 4 HR, 21 RBI) went the entire weekend without drawing a start. Only Dee Gordon, Billy Hamilton and Jose Altuve have more steals than Davis this season.
 
6/15/2014 12:55:00 PM
Description: Detroit left fielder Rajai Davis is not in the lineup for the third straight game Sunday against the Twins.
Insight: He's hit just .172 in 29 at-bats this month and Detroit has been starting J.D. Martinez in left field.
 
6/13/2014 6:55:00 PM
Description: Detroit left fielder Rajai Davis won't start Friday's game against Minnesota.
Insight: His absence does not appear to be injury-related. Utility man Don Kelly (.257, 0 HR, 3 RBI) is filling in at left field.
 
6/8/2014 10:58:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis has hit .387 with three doubles and a triple against Boston's John Lackey.
Insight: Davis is perenially underrated by fantasy owners. He averaged 43 steals in his past five seasons and is hitting .280 with four homers, 18 RBI, 26 runs and 16 steals this year.
 
5/30/2014 6:49:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis (shoulder) is in the lineup Friday, according to Jason Beck of mlb.com.
Insight: Davis left Wednesday's game in the seventh inning and didn't play Thursday due to a bruised shoulder. He's hitting .295 with three homers, 16 RBI, 25 runs and 16 steals this season.
 
5/29/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis is doubtful for Thursday's game against Oakland due to a bruised left shoulder.
Insight: Davis left Wednesday's game in the seventh inning. He's been a nice addition for fantasy owners with a .295 batting average, .757 OPS, 25 runs scored and 16 stolen bases.
 
5/28/2014 10:35:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis has batted .467 in 15 at-bats against A's starter Scott Kazmir.
Insight: Davis has two doubles, a triple and a homer against Kazmir. He has hit just .239 in May but went 7-for-17 in his last five games and is batting .287 with 25 runs and 16 steals this year.
 
5/16/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis is a career .306 hitter with five extra base hits and six stolen bases versus Boston starter Jon Lester.
Insight: Davis has struggled lately, but has a favorable matchup and if he gets on should add to his stolen base total.
 
Cold5/13/2014 6:26:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis will take a seat Tuesday against the Orioles.
Insight: J.D. Martinez is starting in left field. Davis has gone 1-for-16 over his last five games.
 
Hot5/4/2014 6:45:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis had three hits, three runs and two steals Sunday at Kansas City.
Insight: Davis has put up great numbers this season -- .337, 2 HR, 9 RBI, 11 SB, 17 R -- and is currently batting leadoff for Detroit. He should be owned in most leagues.
 
Hot4/29/2014 10:42:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis is a career .471 hitter (8-for-17) against White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana.
Insight: Davis is hitting .476 over his last five games with a homer, four RBI and a couple of stolen bases. If he gets on, he could certainly add to his stolen base total as he's been successful all four times he's tried agains Quintana.
 
Hot4/24/2014 5:58:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis had three hits, including a double and a solo homer, and two RBI Thursday against the White Sox.
Insight: Davis has been leading off for Detroit and is hitting .328 with two home runs, eight RBI, 12 runs and seven steals. He should be owned in most leagues.
 
Hot4/24/2014 12:05:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis is a career .500 hitter (7-for-14) against White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana.
Insight: Davis is hitting .304 with one homer, 11 runs and seven steals in 15 games this season. He's also 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts against Quintana. Just called up J.D. Martinez has played the last two games, but Davis is in the starting lineup and leading off.
 
4/24/2014 9:36:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis is a career .500 hitter (7-for-14) against White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana.
Insight: Davis is hitting .304 with one homer, 11 runs and seven steals in 15 games this season. He's also 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts against Quintana. Just called up J.D. Martinez has played the last two games.
 
4/23/2014 5:52:00 PM
Description: Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis is not in the starting lineup Wednesday against the White Sox.
Insight: Davis is hitting .304 with one homer, 11 runs and seven steals in 15 games this season, but he'll take a seat to give J.D. Martinez a second straight start. He has been leading off for the Tigers and should be added in deep leagues.
 
4/5/2014 7:35:00 PM
Description: Tigers left fielder Rajai Davis is 3-for-9 with one homer, four RBI, three runs and one steal in three games this season.
Insight: Davis took over the everyday left field job when Andy Dirks had to undergo back surgery. Davis' average season over the past five years has included a .271 average, five home runs, 58 runs, 39 RBI and 43 steals.
 

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