2020 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Khris Davis
Greg Jewett takes an in-depth look at Khris Davis and lets fantasy baseball owners know what they can expect from the Oakland A's DH during the 2020 MLB season.
For three straight seasons, it felt like Groundhog’s Day for Khris Davis . Between 2016-to-2018 he hit .247 in each season appearing in at least 150 games with 40 or more home runs while driving in over 100 runs in each. Then, a myriad of early injuries hampered Davis last season. Davis appeared in only 133 games with 61 runs, 23 home runs, 73 RBI and a paltry .220/.293/.387 slash line. Less than optimal.
His injury issues started on May 5th when Davis suffered a left hip contusion playing outfield in Pittsburgh during an interleague contest. He landed on the disabled list on the 24th of May with an oblique injury still lingering from the crash. Davis also suffered a hit-by-pitch near his elbow in June which caused some missed time with soreness in his left hand. Before his initial injury, Davis launched 10 home runs in April in only 119 at-bats with a .220 average. His average never recovered during the season, and the power dissipated with only 13 home runs his last 362...