Khris Davis, Left Field, Oakland Athletics, #2


Date of Birth: 12/21/1987
Birthplace: Lakewood, California
College: California State University at Fullerton
Current Salary: $5,000,000
Nickname: Khrush

Khris Davis, left fielder for the Oakland Athletics, was first drafted by the Washington Nationals but he opted instead for college. In 2009, the Milwaukee Brewers drafted him. He played in the minor leagues from 2009 through most of 2013, finishing with a .288 batting average.

In 2013, Davis played in 56 games with the Brewers. He batted .279 with 38 hits, 10 doubles, 11 home runs, and 27 RBIs. As a left fielder in 34 games, he made 47 putouts and 1 error. He finished the 2014 season with 122 hits, 37 doubles, 22 home runs, 69 RBIs, 122 strikeouts to 32 walks, and a .244 batting average in 144 games. Defensively, he made 252 putouts with 3 errors and a .988 fielding percentage in 134 games in left field.

Davis played in 121 games with the Brewers in 2015. He finished the season with 97 hits, 16 doubles, 27 home runs, 66 RBIs, and a .247 batting average. As a left fielder, he made 171 putouts and 5 errors in 108 games.

Davis was traded to the Athletics on February 12, 2016. He had a good first season with Oakland, batting .247 with 137 hits, 24 doubles, 42 home runs, and 102 RBIs in 150 games. Defensively, as the Athletics' left fielder in 93 games, he made 159 putouts and 5 errors.

Career batting statistics for Davis through 2016 include:

  • 471 games played
  • 394 hits
  • 87 doubles
  • 102 home runs
  • 264 RBIs
  • 444 strikeouts to 129 walks
  • .249 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Davis as a left fielder through 2016 include:

  • 369 games played
  • 629 putouts
  • 14 errors
  • .978 fielding percentage

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Khris Davis
ESPN - Khris Davis