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Giants' J.D. Davis: Wins arbitration hearing
Davis will make $6.9 million in 2024 after winning his arbitration case against the Giants on Thursday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Davis slashed .248/.325/.413 with 18 home runs and 69 RBI across 544 plate appearances in his first full season with San Francisco -- good enough to earn himself an extra $350,000 over what the Giants offered him. Davis appears in line to serve as the Giants' starting third baseman again in 2024 and is slated to enter free agency next winter.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Season ends with shoulder strain
Davis was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday, retroactive to Sept. 27, with a left shoulder strain.
Davis injured his shoulder on a slide during Tuesday's game against the Padres and it will prematurely end his 2023 campaign. The 30-year-old will finish having slashed .248/.325/.413 with 18 home runs and 69 RBI over 144 games. Davis will be arbitration-eligible for a final time this offseason.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Suffers shoulder strain
Davis exited Tuesday's game against San Diego with a strained left shoulder, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Davis' injury came on an awkward slide into third base after he hit a line drive into right field during the first inning. The Giants haven't provided any information that could help determine how long Davis' absence will be, but a trip to the injured list is possible and would put an early end to the 30-year-old's season. If Davis does end up missing an extended period of time, Tyler Fitzgerald would likely see an increase in reps at third base with Wilmer Flores (knee) also rehabbing an injury.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Exits with injury
Davis was removed from Tuesday's game against the Padres with an apparent shoulder injury, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Davis made an awkward slide into third base during the first inning of Tuesday's contest and seemingly injured his shoulder in the process. Luis Matos entered the game to replace Davis as Tyler Fitzgerald shifted to third base.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Heads to bench Sunday
Davis is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Dodgers, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Davis is 1-for-13 with two walks and four strikeouts over his past five games and will take a seat for Sunday's series finale in Los Angeles. Wilmer Flores is starting at the hot corner and batting third.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Not in Thursday's lineup
Davis isn't starting Thursday against the Dodgers, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
After going 2-for-11 with an RBI and three runs scored across his last four games, Davis will get a day to rest Thursday. His absence will allow Wilmer Flores to start at third base and bat second.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Sitting Tuesday
Davis isn't in the Giants' lineup Tuesday against the Diamondbacks, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
After going 2-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored Sunday against Colorado, Davis will get a breather for Tuesday's series opener with Arizona. Wilmer Flores will take over at third base and bat third while Davis rests.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Heads to bench
Davis will sit for the first half of Saturday's doubleheader against the Rockies, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Davis has swung a hot bat recently, homering three times in his last seven games while slashing .346/.433/.846. The veteran won't be asked to start twice in one day Saturday, but he'll likely return to the lineup for the nightcap and will be looking to tee off on lefty Kyle Freeland. In the afternoon game, Wilmer Flores starts at the hot corner.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Smacks game-tying homer
Davis went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run and a walk in Wednesday's 6-5 extra-inning win over the Guardians.
Davis' eighth-inning blast tied the game at 5-5. The infielder is batting .313 with three homers and eight RBI over 10 games in September. He's sat out against two of the last four right-handed pitchers the Giants have faced, but he's still in the lineup more often than not between third base, first base and designated hitter. For the season, Davis is slashing .251/.327/.421 with 18 homers, 68 RBI, 57 runs scored, one stolen base, 21 doubles and one triple through 133 games.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Gets breather Tuesday
Davis is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Guardians.
Wilmer Flores will cover third base and bat third as Joc Pederson fills the DH role. This appears to be a routine day of rest for Davis, who is slashing .321/.406/.643 in 32 plate appearances since the calendar flipped to September.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Not starting Sunday
Davis isn't in the lineup for Sunday's game against Colorado, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Davis has been hot recently, going 7-for-17 with two homers, three doubles, five runs and four RBI over the last four matchups. However, he'll get a breather Sunday with Wilmer Flores starting at third base.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Launches homer
Davis went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Friday's 9-8 win over the Rockies.
After going 24 contests without a homer in August, Davis has gone yard in two of his last three games. He's hitting .304 (7-for-23) in September since he shook off a hand injury. The corner infielder is at a .249/.323/.414 slash line with 17 homers, 63 RBI, 55 runs scored and a stolen base through 130 contests this season. His .737 OPS is his worst in five years, but he's still managed to be productive when it comes to counting stats.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Ends power drought
Davis went 3-for-5 with a double, a two-run home run and two additional runs scored in Tuesday's 11-8 loss to the Cubs.
The 30-year-old led a four-homer barrage for the Giants, taking Hayden Wesneski deep in the sixth inning to give San Francisco a 6-4 lead, but Chicago quickly answered back and never trailed again. Davis snapped a 24-game power drought with the performance, a stretch in which he'd managed only three doubles and four RBI, but he's been showing signs of life lately -- including Tuesday's effort, he's batting .316 (12-for-28) over his last 12 contests.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Returns to lineup
Davis (hand) is serving as the Giants' designated hitter and batting sixth Saturday against the Padres, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Left hand soreness kept Davis out of Friday's lineup, but the issue seems to have subsided ahead of Saturday's contest. The 30-year-old is 4-for-16 with two RBI and four runs scored across his last five games.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Scratched from lineup
Davis (hand) was scratched from the lineup Friday versus the Padres, Steven Rissotto of GGX News reports.
Davis is dealing with left hand soreness and he will get the night off Friday. Casey Schmitt will take over at third base and bat ninth against San Diego.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Absent from lineup
Davis is out of the lineup for Wednesday's contest versus the Reds, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
He had started each of the last seven games but will get a break Wednesday as Casey Schmitt occupies the hot corner. Davis has managed just a .583 OPS since the All-Star break.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Sitting out Monday
Davis is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Phillies, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Davis will get a breather after he started in each of the last four games while going 5-for-14 with a double, an RBI and a run. With Davis on the bench, Wilmer Flores will pick up a start at third base in his stead and bat third in the series opener.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Sitting again Tuesday
Davis remains out of the lineup Tuesday versus the Rays.
Davis also started Monday's series opener on the bench, but he came on as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning and finished the game at first base. There wouldn't seem to be anything wrong with him physically. LaMonte Wade will cover first base Tuesday and Wilmer Flores (ear) is back in action at third.... See More ... See Less
Giants' J.D. Davis: Day off Monday
Davis is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Rays, according to Evan Webeck of The San Jose Mercury News.
Davis does not sit much, but he will get a day off after going hitless in 19 at-bats over his last five games. Wilmer Flores will man the hot corner for the Giants on Monday.... See More ... See Less
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