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RAJAI DAVIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Outfielder Rajai Davis guaranteed $5.25 million by Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) Rajai Davis is guaranteed $5.25 million as part of his contract with the Cleveland Indians and can earn an additional $1,225,000 in performance bonuses. As part of the deal announced Dec. 17, Davis can made $175,000 apiece for 400 plate appearances and each additional 25 through 550. The 35-year-old spent the past two seasons with Detroit. He hit .258 with 11 triples...
Via Associated Press
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians address outfield need, agree to deal with free agent Davis

CLEVELAND -- Rajai Davis can play all three outfield positions, bat almost anywhere in the lineup and steal a base when needed.Just what the Indians were looking for.With star left fielder Michael Brantley expected to miss the start of next season following shoulder surgery, the Indians and Davis agreed to a one-year contract on Thursday.''He fits our team very well,'' general manager...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Outfielder Rajai Davis agrees to contract with Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) Free agent outfielder Rajai Davis has agreed to a contract with the Cleveland Indians. The versatile 35-year-old spent the past two seasons with Detroit. He is counted on to give the Indians outfield depth and added speed. To make roster room for Davis, the Indians designated infielder Chris Johnson for assignment Thursday. Johnson, acquired from Atlanta in August...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians in discussions with free agent Rajai Davis

Options for the Cleveland Indians are starting to slim down somewhat this offseason. Arizona is now unlikely to move A.J. Pollock after Tuesday’s big trade. Colby Rasmus took Houston’s qualifying offer. Some of the big free agent names are starting to come off the board. And that is perhaps what has led the Indians to be connected to very typical Cleveland outfielder signings...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: Rusney Castillo edition

The Detroit Tigers might finally dip their hand into the waters and pull a Cuban ballplayer to the Motor City. Recent and prolific successes gained by defectors Yoenis Cespedes, Yasiel Puig, and Jose Abreu have drawn attention to one man – Rusney Castillo. Castillo last played in Cuba in 2012. He’s a 27-year old, stocky outfielder, standing just 5’9’’ but weighing a shade...
Via isportsweb.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: numbers that matter

The Detroit Tigers are 41-32, and have for the time being restored order in the AL Central, leading the division by three full games over Kansas City. But those aren’t the numbers I find most intriguing. As we near the halfway point of the MLB season, here are some digits to chew on: From 2009 through Jim Leyland’s last season in ’14, the Tigers were a consistently dominant...
Via isportsweb.com
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

RoboCop throws weak first pitch before Tigers game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.RoboCop threw a disappointingly weak first pitch before Tuesday night's Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park.The man dressed as RoboCop did throw his pitch on target, but the ball bounced a few feet short, leaving Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis to play the ball on a short hop. RoboCop's mechanics would appear to need some fine-tuning, but at...
Via Holdout Sports
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Pleasant surprises early on

Despite many uncertainties heading into the season, along with a handful of disappointments thus far, the Detroit Tigers have experienced some pleasant surprises in the early stages of the season. Here are a few: Rajai Davis The Tigers brought in Rajai Davis for two reasons; he has great speed and he can hit left-handed pitching. It was assumed that Andy Dirks would occupy left...
Via isportsweb.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

With Dirks injury Rajai Davis in line for extra playing time, steals

With news that slated platoon partner Andy Dirks is going to miss the next three months, or more, Rajai Davis is due for an increase in playing time. He may not play every day, but certainly more than he would have as the platoon partner who hits well against left handed pitchers. With a handful of names that can fill in in Detroit’s outfield he may not see 25 at bats a week but...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers 2014 outfield preview

Despite the wholesale changes in the Detroit Tigers infield from 2013 to this year, the outfield returns relatively intact. The only change of note is that Matt Tuiasasopo is out and speedy Rajai Davis is in. As I did with the infield (click here) I will break down the five man outfield and outline what we should expect from this group in ’14. Austin Jackson Austin Jackson As much...
Via isportsweb.com
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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