MILWAUKEE -- Sometimes all a young player needs is a chance to prove what he can do. If everything would have gone according to plan for the Milwaukee Brewers this season, Khris Davis wouldn't have found an opportunity.
But with Ryan Braun suspended for the remainder of the season, Davis has not only seized the majority of the playing time in left field, but he's also forced the Brewers to find a way to fit him into their future plans.
"He's doing a great job," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "He keeps showing he can hang in there against tough righties. He takes some great swings off lefties.
"He works the count well, which is what I really like. He's an aggressive swinger; he's not a hacker. He doesn't just go up there and swing at everything. He swings at the pitch he wants to swing at."
By hitting .348 with eight home runs and 18 RBI since Braun was suspended, Davis has shown he deserves a chance to earn playing time next season, but where? Braun will be back in left fiel...