Khris Davis, Left Field, Oakland Athletics, #2


Date of Birth: 12/21/1987
Birthplace: Lakewood, California
College: California State University at Fullerton
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.

In 2017, Davis batted .247 in 153 games. He finished the season with career highs in hits (140), home runs (43), and RBIs (110). He had 28 doubles and 195 strikeouts to 73 walks. Defensively, as the Athletics' left fielder, he made 212 putouts and 1 error.

Career batting statistics for Davis through 2017 include:

  • 624 games played
  • 534 hits
  • 115 doubles
  • 145 home runs
  • 374 RBIs
  • 639 strikeouts to 202 walks
  • .248 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Davis as a left fielder through 2017 include:

  • 485 games played
  • 841 putouts
  • 15 errors
  • .983 fielding percentage

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Khris Davis
ESPN - Khris Davis