Blue Jays outfielder Rajai Davis has one excellent tool and that is his speed. Coming into the 2010 season, Davis had 143 career stolen bases with a .277-.325-.377 triple slash line. He doesn't strike out too much, but he does not walk too much either. He had his best season overall in 2010 playing for the Oakland A's where he hit .284-.320-.377 with 5 HRs, 52 RBIs, 66 runs and 50 stolen bases. He struck out only 15% of the time, but only waked 4.6% of his plate appearances.
Davis was traded by the Athletics to the Blue Jays for two minor leaguers. This season, Davis has battled injury, as many 30 year old men do. Coming into last night's game, Davis was hitting just .197-.230-.268 with no homers, 2 RBIs,11 runs and 9 stolen bases.
Last night, against John Lackey and the Red Sox, Davis went 4-4 with 2 runs, 2 RBI and 2 SBs. In his last 10 games, Davis is 10-39 with 8 SBs, including 2 SBs in each of his last two games. What is interesting is that he has attempted to steal in 8 of the 12 times he has reached base in the last 10 games. Fantasy owners should take note, he will be running when he gets on base.