Rajai Davis Stats

Rajai Davis was born on Sunday, October 19, 1980, in Norwich, Connecticut. Davis was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 14, 2006, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Rajai Davis baseball stats page.

"Rajai Davis is a speedster, and he's not afraid to carry the label. He credits Major League stolen-base leader Rickey Henderson as a major influence on his career, likes Comerica Park for its extra outfield space, takes pride in his defense and plans to take advantage of the green light. And now, Davis is officially a Tiger. The team that had the reputation of plodding on the bases and in the field has now added arguably the fastest man on the free-agent market, continuing its stylistic makeover." - by Jason Beck on MLB.com (12/11/2013, 'Tigers finalize two-year deal with outfielder Davis', Source )
Rajai Davis

Rajai Davis Autograph on a 2003 Bowman Chrome Baseball Card (#349)
Rajai Davis Autograph on a 2003 Bowman Chrome Baseball Card (#349)

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Birth Name:
Rajai Lavae Davis ( Twitter : @rajai11davis )
Nickname:
Raj
Born On:
10-19-1980  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Norwich, Connecticut
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
New London High School (New London, CT)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
195
First Game:
08-14-2006 (Age 25)
Last Game:
Still Active
Draft:
2001 : 38th Round (1,134th)
Rajai Davis

Rajai Davis Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Rajai Davis

Rajai Davis Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
2006 26 Pirates 20 14 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 .143 .250 .214
2007 27 Pirates 24 48 6 13 2 1 0 0 2 7 0 3 1 1 0 1 .271 .357 .354
2007 27 Giants 51 142 26 40 9 1 1 0 7 14 1 25 2 0 4 0 .282 .363 .380
2008 28 Giants 12 18 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 .056 .105 .056
2008 28 Athletics 101 196 28 51 5 4 3 1 19 7 0 34 2 1 1 1 .260 .288 .372
2009 29 Athletics 125 390 65 119 27 5 3 0 48 29 0 70 2 4 7 12 .305 .360 .423
2010 30 Athletics 143 525 66 149 28 3 5 1 52 26 0 78 1 5 4 10 .284 .320 .377
2011 31 Blue Jays 95 320 44 76 21 6 1 0 29 15 0 63 1 1 1 4 .238 .273 .350
2012 32 Blue Jays 142 447 64 115 24 3 8 0 43 29 3 102 1 4 6 8 .257 .309 .378
2013 33 Blue Jays 108 331 49 86 16 2 6 0 24 21 0 67 1 2 5 8 .260 .312 .375
2014 34 Tigers 134 461 64 130 27 2 8 1 51 22 0 75 3 3 5 7 .282 .320 .401
2015 35 Tigers 112 341 55 88 16 11 8 0 30 22 0 76 1 3 3 5 .258 .306 .440
2016 36 Indians 134 454 74 113 23 2 12 0 48 33 0 106 1 2 5 9 .249 .306 .388
2017 37 Athletics 100 300 49 70 17 2 5 0 18 26 1 70 1 1 0 10 .233 .294 .353
2017 37 Red Sox 17 36 7 9 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 13 0 0 1 2 .250 .289 .306
2018 38 Indians 101 196 33 44 6 1 1 0 6 11 0 48 4 1 4 2 .224 .278 .281
2019 39 Mets 29 25 4 5 2 0 1 0 8 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 .200 .231 .400
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
14 Years 1,448 4,244 637 1,111 226 43 62 3 387 267 5 844 22 28 46 79 .262 .311 .379
Rajai Davis

Rajai Davis Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
2006 Pirates RF 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2007 Pirates CF 12 12 249 27 2.3 27 27 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.93
2007 Giants CF 46 31 888 100 2.2 100 97 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.04
2007 Giants LF 7 1 63 7 1.0 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
2007 Giants RF 1 1 24 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2008 Giants CF 4 2 69 6 1.5 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.35
2008 Giants LF 3 1 21 2 0.7 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
2008 Giants RF 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
2008 Athletics 2B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2008 Athletics CF 84 41 1,395 152 1.8 151 147 4 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .993 2.92
2009 Athletics CF 113 93 2,568 271 2.4 267 259 8 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.81
2009 Athletics RF 5 4 105 6 1.2 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.54
2010 Athletics CF 83 74 2,031 194 2.3 192 190 2 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.55
2010 Athletics LF 47 33 960 59 1.3 58 57 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .983 1.63
2010 Athletics RF 27 26 558 50 1.9 49 47 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.37
2011 Blue Jays CF 79 71 1,956 178 2.3 176 174 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .989 2.43
2011 Blue Jays LF 4 4 108 5 1.3 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.25
2011 Blue Jays RF 8 7 186 18 2.3 18 18 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.61
2012 Blue Jays CF 6 5 102 5 0.8 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.32
2012 Blue Jays LF 114 96 2,569 186 1.6 179 171 8 7 0 n/a n/a n/a .962 1.88
2012 Blue Jays RF 24 14 442 36 1.5 35 35 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .972 2.14
2013 Blue Jays CF 16 14 342 35 2.2 35 34 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.76
2013 Blue Jays LF 57 38 1,143 93 1.6 91 89 2 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .978 2.15
2013 Blue Jays RF 35 23 681 51 1.5 51 50 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.02
2014 Tigers CF 48 46 1,122 118 2.5 117 117 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .992 2.82
2014 Tigers LF 99 72 2,052 170 1.7 166 160 6 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.18
2015 Tigers CF 46 36 981 94 2.0 94 93 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.59
2015 Tigers LF 39 25 734 55 1.4 54 53 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .982 1.99
2015 Tigers RF 10 6 192 16 1.6 15 15 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.11
2016 Indians CF 80 66 1,786 159 2.0 156 151 5 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .981 2.36
2016 Indians LF 66 40 1,162 89 1.3 87 83 4 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .978 2.02
2016 Indians RF 1 1 18 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
2017 Athletics CF 79 62 1,716 154 1.9 152 147 5 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.39
2017 Athletics LF 19 9 266 11 0.6 11 11 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.12
2017 Athletics RF 3 2 57 2 0.7 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.95
2017 Red Sox CF 4 3 90 9 2.3 9 9 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.70
2017 Red Sox LF 6 4 108 7 1.2 6 6 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 1.50
2017 Red Sox RF 4 1 51 3 0.8 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.59
2018 Indians CF 47 33 903 83 1.8 83 81 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.48
2018 Indians LF 30 14 482 30 1.0 30 29 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.68
2018 Indians RF 2 0 27 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
2019 Mets LF 11 0 60 2 0.2 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.90
2019 Mets RF 3 1 36 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
CF Totals 747 589 16,198 1,585 2.1 1,570 1,537 33 15 9 n/a n/a n/a .991 2.62
LF Totals 502 337 9,728 716 1.4 698 675 23 18 2 n/a n/a n/a .975 1.94
RF Totals 125 86 2,392 190 1.5 187 184 3 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.11
2B Totals 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
14 Years 1,375 1,012 28,321 2,491 1.8 2,455 2,396 59 36 12 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.34
Rajai Davis

Rajai Davis Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
2006 Pirates 1 3 .250 16 3 0 0.0 4.7 0.0 - - -
2007 Pirates 5 2 .714 9 3 0 0.0 16.0 24.0 - - -
2007 Giants 17 4 .810 4 4 0 142.0 5.7 20.3 - - -
2008 Giants 4 0 1.000 4 1 0 0.0 3.0 0.0 - - -
2008 Athletics 25 6 .806 3 27 10 65.3 5.8 10.3 - - -
2009 Athletics 41 12 .774 8 9 3 130.0 5.6 8.1 - - -
2010 Athletics 50 11 .820 1 5 2 105.0 6.7 10.1 - - -
2011 Blue Jays 34 11 .756 4 5 1 320.0 5.1 11.0 - - -
2012 Blue Jays 46 13 .780 6 8 5 55.9 4.4 10.4 - - -
2013 Blue Jays 45 6 .882 5 11 9 55.2 4.9 13.8 - - -
2014 Tigers 36 11 .766 6 6 1 57.6 6.1 9.0 - - -
2015 Tigers 18 8 .692 24 6 9 42.6 4.5 11.4 - - -
2016 Indians 43 6 .878 17 6 1 37.8 4.3 9.5 - - -
2017 Athletics 26 6 .813 15 2 0 60.0 4.3 16.7 - - -
2017 Red Sox 3 1 .750 1 3 2 0.0 2.8 18.0 - - -
2018 Indians 21 7 .750 11 30 14 196.0 4.1 32.7 - - -
2019 Mets 0 1 .000 17 5 0 25.0 5.0 3.1 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
14 Years 415 108 .793 151 134 57 68.5 5.0 11.0 - - -
Rajai Davis

Rajai Davis Miscellaneous Items of Interest

2006 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 $327,000.00 - -
2007 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 $380,000.00 - -
2007 San Francisco Giants 28 "     " - -
2008 San Francisco Giants 28 $390,000.00 - -
2008 Oakland Athletics 38 "     " - -
2009 Oakland Athletics 11 $410,000.00 - -
2010 Oakland Athletics 11 $1,350,000.00 - -
2011 Toronto Blue Jays 11 $2,500,000.00 - -
2012 Toronto Blue Jays 11 $2,750,000.00 - -
2013 Toronto Blue Jays 11 $2,500,000.00 - -
2014 Detroit Tigers 20 $5,000,000.00 - -
2015 Detroit Tigers 20 $5,000,000.00 - -
2016 Cleveland Indians 20 $5,250,000.00 - Stats
2017 Oakland Athletics 11 $6,000,000.00 - -
2017 Boston Red Sox 25 "     " - -
2018 Cleveland Indians 26 $1,750,000.00 - -
2019 New York Mets 18 Undetermined - -


Did you know that Rajai Davis crushed a walk-off super slam on June 30, 2014 - one of the single rarest feats in baseball history? More than one hundred-seventy walk off grand slams have happened in Major League history (a relatively common feat), but a walk-off super slam occurs when the team is down by three runs when the grand slam is hit and Rajai was the eleventh American League player to accomplish the feat.

In 2009, Rajai Davis stole forty-one bases, fifth overall in the American League, his first top ten finish. Every year since then, Davis has been in the top five except 2011, where he was "only" seventh, and 2015, where he was dealing with injuries, that he clearly took care, finishing with his first stolen base championship in 2016! Detroit area sportswriter Blair Tatrault wrote:

Run, Rajai, Run! Detroit Tiger Davis Steals The Show

There are two venerable baseball sayings in play with regards to Rajai Davis.

Of course this is true. If you can't get on base often enough, all the speed and base-stealing instinct in the world is of little use.

Fortunately for the Tigers, though Davis is not a high OBP guy, he gets on base enough to justify his place in the lineup.

The second saying is "speed never slumps."

Once on base, Davis swaps his Clark Kent business suit for Superman's cape and automatically becomes a relentless force.

His approach to base running extends beyond mere opportunism to the realm of greed. Like teammate Ian Kinsler, he’s simply not satisfied with taking the extra base under typical conditions.

There are occasions, such as Tuesday night, when Rajai Davis bends the circumstances to his will, and claims a base he had no earthly right to pillage.

Now that, friends, is boundless greed.

And if we can invoke the words of fictional Wall Street icon Gordon Gekko, at least as they apply to the art of the base running, "Greed is good."

Source: SI.com. "Run, Rajai, Run! Detroit Tiger Davis Steals The Show." Blair Tatrault. Link .

The Toronto Blue Jays franchise record for stolen bases in a game is four: set first by Damaso Garcia on April 25, 1984 , tied by Dave Collins on August 5, 1984 , tied by Roberto Alomar on June 8, 1991 , tied by Otis Nixon on August 14, 1996 , and tied by Rajai Davis on July 28, 2013 .

Last-Modified: October 7, 2019 6:27 AM EST

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