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RAJAI DAVIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Detroit Tigers rumors: Yoenis Cespedes edition

With all the talks about possible trades and landing places for possible free agents, the Detroit Tigers have made headlines when it comes to the possibility of acquiring Boston Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. In order to get Cespedes, reports have said that the Tigers are looking to trade starting pitcher Rick Porcello. Porcello has been a valuable asset for the Tigers since...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Rajai Davis not starting Game 3

Detroit Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis came out of Game 2 with a recurrence of the pelvic sprain that he first suffered just before the regular season ended, and until approximately 11:00 a.m. Sunday, his stauts was questionable. Now, it is certain that Davis will not start Sunday's Game 3 with the Baltimore Orioles as the Tigers have announced their lineup.Lineup vs. BAL: Kinsler...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 05, 2014  |  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

Tigers' Davis solidifies center-field job

DETROIT -- It's not always easy to replace a popular player, even when you've been part of the team all season. But that's the situation Rajai Davis found himself in Friday night as he played center field at Comerica Park against the Colorado Rockies. When Austin Jackson was traded to the Seattle Mariners in the seventh inning of Thursday's game, it was Davis who ran out to play...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rajai Davis Hits Walk-Off Grand Slam To Hand A’s Stunning Loss (Video)

The Oakland Athletics seemed poised to earn their major league-best 52nd victory when they took a comfortable 4-1 lead into the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Rajai Davis changed all that with one swing of the bat. In one of the most dramatic plays possible on a baseball diamond, Davis came up with the bases loaded and one out and lifted a pitch from A...
Via NESN.com
July 01, 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

Rajai Davis displays exceptional baserunning skills on steal vs. A’s

Rajai Davis was acquired because he has the ability to create runs with his legs (and because they needed depth in the outfield), and he created the game-winning run against the A’s on Tuesday night. Davis witnessed A’s catcher Derek Norris lollygagging on his throws back to the pitcher, and perhaps the pitcher doing the same thing upon catching the return throw, so Davis exploited...
Via Detroit4lyfe
May 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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