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Davis brings World Series experience to A's

New A's center fielder Rajai Davis couldn't put back on the uniform soon enough, reaching for the green and gold the moment he found his locker upon joining camp Thursday morning.
6 days ago

Rajai Davis eager to get started in second stint with A's

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Rajai Davis pulled on his Athletics cap straight away when he walked into Hohokam Stadium, then grabbed his sparkling new white cleats specked with green and took an admiring glance at the shoes before reaching for his green No. 11 jersey and putting it on right over his long-sleeve shirt with black slacks. ''I got to get this green and gold back on,'' Davis said...
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A’s reportedly sign former Giants closer Santiago Casilla

Santiago Casilla will not return to the San Francisco Giants in 2017. But the relief pitcher is reportedly close to a deal that would keep in the the Bay Area with the Oakland Athletics. Sources: #Athletics close to two-year deal with RHP Santiago Casilla. — Robert Murray (@RobertMurrayFRS) January 11, 2017 Casilla pitched with the A’s from 2004-09. He struggled in Oakland...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Rajai Davis eager to help Athletics turn fortunes around

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) David Forst remembers the exact moment when Rajai Davis hit his World Series-tying home run in Game 7 for Cleveland. The son of Oakland's general manager, 6-year-old Judah, would not go to sleep: The boy wanted to stay up and watch the game until the end. ''It's one of those moments in World Series history I think everyone will remember,'' said Forst, who was...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Rajai Davis signs with A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- After a World Series trip with Cleveland, runnin' Rajai Davis is returning to the Bay Area with the Oakland Athletics on a $6 million, one-year contract to fill a void in center field.The A's announced on Tuesday night that the outfielder and 2016 AL stolen bases leader had reached agreement on a deal to play again for the A's after spending parts of the 2008...
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January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Draymond Green sends 3-1 tweet after Indians blow series

It was coming. We could all see it a mile away. Once the Chicago Cubs recorded the third out in the bottom of the 10th of Game 7, the sports world was going to lose its mind. For the first time since 1908, the Cubs can call themselves World Series champs. It’s an amazing accomplishment for the long downtrodden franchise. On the other end of the spectrum, the Cleveland Indians...
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November 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians OF Rajai Davis had a priceless reaction to a terrible BP pitch

Throwing pitches in batting practice seems like an easy job, but it's not as simple as it sounds. With the best hitters in the world ready to lace one back up the middle at any moment, hiding behind the screen quickly is a must. That can lead to some botched pitches, which you most certainly don't want to throw Rajai Davis' way. His Cleveland Indians teammate Jason Kipnis stumbled...
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July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rajai Davis loses two fly balls in the sun in one inning

You want to see a bad individual inning? This might be the worst of the young season so far. Cleveland Indians center fielder Rajai Davis had to deal with a rather imposing sun on Sunday against the Mets, but not even he could have imagined the trouble he’d have trying to catch fly balls. Two times in the span of four batters, Davis was faced with fly balls that should have been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Rajai Davis loses two fly balls in the sun during the same inning

It’s a beautiful spring Sunday afternoon in Cleveland. There isn’t a cloud in the sky. That proved disastrous for Indians center fielder Rajai Davis. In the top of the second, a pair of catchable fly balls off the bats of the New York Mets got lost in Davis’ sight — despite having the proper eye wear. Neither the sunglasses, nor his attempt to shade the brightness above...
Via The Sports Daily
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Rajai Davis defeat the Chicago snow for this web gem

The Cleveland Indians outfield is in a state of flux to begin the 2016 season, but Rajai Davis may have earned himself an extra few innings on Friday afternoon when he made a diving catch in deep center field. With two out in the fifth inning, and the powerful White Sox lineup threatening to close the Tribe’s 7-1 lead, Davis initially lost a sharply hit fly ball thanks to a combination...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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