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Jason Davis MLB Career Stats

22-26 4.82 461.0 269 1.52

Jason Davis Bio

  • Full Name: Jason Thomas Davis
  • Born: 5/8/1980 in Chattanooga, TN
  • Draft: 1999, Cleveland Indians, 21st rd. (647th overall)
  • College: Cleveland State Community College
  • Debut: September 9, 2002
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/20/2008
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MLB Career Stats 22 26 4.82 144 56 1 461.0 269 1.52


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Season WHIP Rank
2003 1.32 22nd in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2003 4.63 6th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2003 1.81 10th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2003 25 17th in AL

Jason Davis Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 9, 2009 RHP Jason Davis elected free agency.
September 11, 2009 Indianapolis Indians activated RHP Jason Davis from the 7-day disabled list.
August 21, 2009 Indianapolis Indians placed RHP Jason Davis on the 7-day disabled list.
April 9, 2009 RHP Jason Davis assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Pittsburgh Pirates.

Jason Thomas Davis Bio Info

Full name: Jason Thomas Davis...Married, wife's name is Sarah...The couple has one daughter, Lillian Mio (8/5/03)...Resides in Charleston, TN...Attended Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tennessee from 1999-2000 after graduating from Charleston High School (TN) where he played basketball and baseball...Is a regular visitor to area hospitals as part of the "Tribe Loving Care" program at the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland and is a very active member of the Cleveland community - participating in a free baseball clinic with Cleveland State University for kids from the RBI Program, Signature Sunday, the Grand Slam for Literacy, Dick's Sporting Goods "Shop with a Pro" and various Cleveland Baseball Federation events...Was also Co-Chairman for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in 2004. 2006 Davis spent the entire season in relief for the first time in his career...Allowed only 1HR in 55.1IP (6/11 @CWS, 0HR in last 18G/25.0IP)...From July 25 thru the end of the season he was 1-1 w/a 1.14 ERA in 17 outings (23.2IP, 24H, 3ER, 6BB, 16K) & from August 18 on he was 0-1 w/a 1.18 ERA in 12 outings (15.1IP, 16H, 2ER). u Was optioned to AAA Buffalo out of spring training but was recalled 2 days later after CC Sabathia was injured on opening night...Went 2-1 w/a 5.04ERA in 21 outings (30.1IP, 38H, 17ER, 7BB, 21K) before being optioned to Buffalo on June 13...Davis spent 5 weeks in AAA Buffalo where he was 0-2 w/4 saves and a 0.54 ERA in 11 relief appearances (16.2IP, 8H, 2R/1ER, 3BB, 15K), limiting Triple A hitters to a .138 (8-58) average against and did not allow an earned run over his last 5 outings (7.2IP)...With Buffalo was 4 for 5 in save chances and allowed just 1 extra base hit...Was recalled on July 21 after Bob Wickman was traded...Over his 2nd stint with Cleveland he was 1-1 w/a 2.16 ERA in 18 outings (25.0IP, 29H, 6ER, 7BB, 16K) and on the year 24 of his 39 outings were scoreless... Earned his first career save on August 3 @BOS (1.0IP, 0H, 0R) and earned first win of the season on April 28 vs. Texas, his first win since 7/4/05 vs. Detroit...Worked a season-high 3.1IP in the Tribe's 15-13 comeback win at KC on August 23...Allowed 15 of 21 inherited runners to score, including the first 11 of the season thru July 23...Did not allow a run over his last 5 appearances (5.2IP, 6H, 0R) and had a 0.82 ERA in 9 September outings (11.0IP, 10H, 1R/ER)...MLB hitters batted .302 (67-222) off him with 1HR all'd, which came on June 11 at Chicago (Brian Anderson)...Did not allow a homer over his last 18G and 25.0IP...ERA on the road was 2.45 (25.2IP, 34H, 7ER)...Batters hit .317 (33-104) off him with runners on and .383 (23-60) with RISP (.406; 13-32 w/RISP 2 outs)...Batters were 6 for 10 off him with bases loaded and 12-29 (.414) on the first pitch. 2005 Davis enjoyed 4 stints with the big league club in 2005 and spent the remainder of his time in the AAA Buffalo rotation...Made 4 starts with the Indians and was 3-1 w/a 4.18 ERA in those starts (23.2IP, 28H, 11ER) and was the only pitcher other than Westbrook, Lee, Millwood, Elarton & Sabathia to make a start for the Indians in 2005. u Jason started the season in the rotation as he won his first start of the season on April 10 at Detroit (6.0IP, 8H, 5R/4ER, BB, 7K)...Was moved to the bullpen on April 16 when LHP C.C. Sabathia was activated from the 15-day disabled list...Made his relief debut on April 19 at Kansas City (1.2IP, 2H, 0R, 3K)... Walked 5 straight batters on April 25 at Seattle, becoming the first Indians pitcher to walk 5 straight since Dan Spillner on June 25, 1980 vs. Detroit (season-high BB total by Tribe relievers)...Earned his 1st career win as a reliever on May 13 vs. Toronto (2.2 IP, 2H, 1 ER)...Allowed a run in 6 of his 7 relief appearances on the season, including his last 6 straight...Was 1-1 w/a 5.40 ERA in relief w/the Tribe (16.2IP, 16H, 10ER)... Was optioned to AAA Buffalo on May 20 in order to move into the rotation...Was recalled by Cleveland on June 3 in order to start the next day, June 4, in Chicago against the White Sox after Millwood went on the DL (L, 4.2IP, 7H, 4R/ER, 3BB, 3K)...Improved to 3-2 in start of June 11 at San Francisco (7.0IP, 9H, 3R/3ER, BB, 5K). u Was optioned to AAA Buffalo on June 16 to make room for Kevin Millwood's return from the disabled list... Recalled again from Buffalo on July 4 for a spot start vs. Detroit in the night game of a day/night DH (W#4, 6.0IP, 4H, 0R, 2BB, 5K)...Optioned the next day to Buffalo, where he spent the remainder of the minor league season. 2004 Spent the first half of the season in a starting role before a trip to Buffalo and successful transition to the bullpen turned around his 2004 season...Was converted to relief after his final start of Sept. 4 vs. Anaheim (5.0IP, 4H, 3R/1ER) and went 0-0 w/a 1.23 ERA in 7 outings (7.1IP, 4H, 4R/1ER, 3BB, 7K)...Limited hitters to a .233 (7-30, 0HR, .300 slg %) in relief and fanned 8.6 batters per 9.0IP out of the 'pen...Batters hit .316 (141-446, 13HR, .462 slg) off him as a starter... His 7 "blown wins" after leaving the game as the winning pitcher of record was tied for 1st among MLB pitchers Livan Hernandez & David Wells. Made his 2004 season debut on April 6 in Minnesota against the Twins (6.1 IP, 7 H, 4R/2 ER, 4 BB, 3 SO, HB), leaving the game in the 7th inning w/a 6-4 lead before the bullpen failed to hold it...Worked a then season-high 6.2IP in his start of April 23 at Chicago-AL, leaving the game with an 8-3 lead only to settle for a ND after Tribe 'pen blew the lead (6.2IP, 8H, 3R/2ER, 2BB, 0K)...He recorded his first win of the season and his first since 9/9/ 03 (6GS w/o a win) on May 4 vs. Boston in the Tribe's 7-6 victory (6.0IP, 6H, 2R, 2BB, 3SO)...Had his 4th potential win blown by the Tribe bullpen in start of May 14 vs. Tampa Bay (6.0IP, 8H, 5R/ER), leaving after 6.0IP with a 6-5 lead. Recorded the shortest start of his season (2nd shortest of career) in his start vs. Chicago-AL on May 19 (2.2IP, 8H, 5R/ER, 1BB, 2K) to fall to 1-3...Had his 5th potential win blown by the bullpen in his start on May 25 vs. Seattle (season-high 7.0IP, 6H, 2R/ER, 1BB, 4K), leaving after 7.0 strong IP with a 4-2 lead (Riske BS #4)...Over 4 starts from May 25 to June 10 he compiled an ERA of 3.51 (0-1, 25.2IP, 28H, 10ER) before allowing season-high 11 hits and 7 runs in start of June 15 at New York-NL...Went 8 starts w/o winning from May 9 to June 15... At the time of his demotion he was 5th in the AL in most hits allowed (137), 5th in most runs allowed (74), 9th in walks (45) and t3rd in earned runs allowed (68) in the AL...His 6.00 ERA was the 4th lowest mark in the league among qualifying pitchers at the time of his demotion. Won for the 2nd time all season on June 20 at Atlanta, equaling a season-high with 7.0IP while recording 2004- best 6 strikeouts in 5-2 win...In that start of June 20 @ATL he collected his first career hit/homer with a 2nd inning long ball off Russ Ortiz (1st Indian pitcher to homer since 6/11/99 @CIN-Gooden)...He collected a no-decision in the Tribe's 10-8 loss to Colorado on June 25 after leaving with a 5-3 lead in the 6th with one out and two runners on (5.1IP, 8H, 5R/ER, 1BB, season-high 7SO, 2HR)...Over his last 3 starts from June 25 to July 7 he was 0-1 w/ a 8.82 ERA (16.1IP, 27H, 16ER) before being optioned to AAA Buffalo on July 8. At Buffalo he went 3-2 w/a 3.00 ERA in 9 starts (54.0IP, 53H, 18ER, 18BB, 39K) and limited Triple A hitters to a .261 (53-203) average w/4HR...Over his last 4 starts he was 1-1 w/a 1.33 ERA (20.1IP, 17H, 3ER, 25K), including a 10 strikeout performance in his last start of August 30 vs. Syracuse (5.1IP)... Worked into to the 6th inning in 8 of 9 starts (rain-shortened 2.0IP start on August 20)...Batters were 11 for 50 (.220) off him w/RISP. Made his final start upon being recalled from Buffalo on Sept. 4 vs. Anaheim, falling to 2-7 in the tough-luck 6- 1 loss (5.0IP, 4H, 3R/1ER, 3BB, 3K)...In Sept/Oct he went 0-1 with a 1.46 ERA in 8 outings/1 start (12.1IP, 11H, 2ER, 6BB, 10K), including his relief stint...Over his last 10 big league starts he was 1-3 w/a 5.59 ERA (58.0IP, 74H, 36ER) and worked 7.0IP three times and into the 6th inning 8 times over the span...All'd 18 steals (3CS, 7th most all'd in AL)...Batters hit .273 (42-154) off him with RISP, .308 (24-78) with RISP-2outs and .301 (74-246) with runners on base... Was 0-3 w/an 8.15 ERA in 5 outings vs. Detroit (3GS, 17.2IP, 29H, 16ER). 2003 Was one of the Tribe's most consistent and durable starting pitchers, spending his first full season in the big leagues as he led all American League rookie pitchers with 165.1IP...Jason also finished 6th among AL rookie pitchers in strikeouts (85), 3rd in starts (27), 2nd in ERA (4.68) and T4th in wins (8)...Picked up his 2nd career win and 1st of 2003 in his start vs. Baltimore on 4/15 (7.0IP, 8H, 3R), working a then career-high 7.0 innings...Fanned a career-high 7 in 7.0IP in posting his 3rd win of the season on 5/14 against Seattle...Allowed 2nd grand slam of the season in start on 5/19 to Detroit's Carlos Pena (ND, 6.0IP, 7H, 7R/2ER)...Evened his record at 4-4 in start at Boston on 5/25 in a 6-4 win, retiring 17 straight Red Sox at one point in 7.2IP...Won his career-high 3rd straight decision in start at Arizona on 6/ 6 (7.0IP, 6H, 3R/1ER), working at least 6.0IP in his 5th straight GS...Tossed the first CG game of his ML career in start at Detroit on 6/18 (W#6, 9.0IP, 7H, 1R/ER, 0BB, 3K), taking a shutout into the 9th inning...Was the first CG by an Indians pitcher in 2003...Was ejected from start of 7/4 in the 3rd inning at Minnesota after Torii Hunter overreacted to a thigh-high cut fastball ...The 2.1IP represented a season and careerlow start...Equaled a career/season-high w/9.0IP in start of 7/27 vs. Minnesota (, ND, 9.0IP, 10H, 2R/ER)...Did not win over a span of 9 starts from 7/4-8/19, going 0-4 w/a 4.68 ERA (9GS, 57.2IP, 58H, 30ER, 11HR, 15BB, 30K) over the span...He was scratched from start of 8/27 vs. Detroit due to shoulder fatigue/tendonitis and did not start from 8/20-9/8... Made just 2 starts after 8/20 thru the end of the season...Over his last 20 starts after 5/13 he was 6-7 w/a 4.01 ERA (130.1IP, 124H, 58ER)...Was tied for 1st among AL pitchers in errors (6), which also equaled the franchise single-season mark with Otto Hess (1906)...Was T6th among AL hurlers in wild pitches (9). 2002 Had a breakout season, beginning the year in A Kinston of the Carolina League before compiling an impressive ERA of 1.84 in 3 outings with Cleveland to end the season...Davis began the season at A Kinston, losing 5 of his first 6 decisions thru 6/3, starting out the season 1-5 w/a 4.68 ERA thru his first 12 starts (65.1 IP, 80 H, 34 ER)...Tossed a 4-hit, complete game 9.0 inning shutout on 6/8 vs. Myrtle Beach in his 13th start of the season and never looked back (9.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 SO)...Over his last 5 starts at Kinston he was 2-1 w/a 3.15 ERA (34.1 IP, 27 H, 12 ER) and was promoted to AA Akron for the second half on 7/10...Got off to a shaky start in July with Akron, going 1-2 w/a 5.40 ERA in 4 starts (23.1 IP, 29 H, 14 ER) before turning it on in August (5-0, 2.27 ERA, 6 GS, 35.2 IP, 34 H, 8 ER)...Over his first six starts in Akron he was 1-2 w/a 6.04 ERA (28.1 IP, 36 H, 19 ER) and over his last five Akron starts from 8/8-30, Davis was 5-0 with a 1.17 ERA (30.2 IP, 27 H, 4 R/ER, 9 BB, 28 SO), not including a no-decision in Akron's game one 3-2 victory in the Eastern League playoffs vs. Harrisburg (7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 7 SO, HR)...Worked at least 5.0 IP in all 10 of his Double A starts... Batters were 2 for 24 (.083) off him w/RISP and 2 outs...Was promoted to the big leagues on 9/9 when his contract was purchased from AA Akron after the Aeros were eliminated from the AA playoffs...Made his Major League debut that night in relief of Jaret Wright vs. Toronto (4.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R/ER, 0 BB, 4 SO), yielding a run on a solo HR to Eric Hinske...Made his first major league start on 9/14 vs. Minnesota and did not get a decision in the 3-2 Twins win (5.2 IP, 6 H, 1 R/ER, 2 BB, 3 SO)...Picked up his first major league win on 9/20 at Kansas City (5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R/ER, 2 BB, 4 SO) in a 6-2 Tribe win...Allowed only 1 run in all three of his major league outings and just 12 hits in 14.2 IP...Batters were 1 for 15 off him with RISP at the big league level and 4 for 25 (.160) w/runners on base. 2001 Elevated himself to prospect status, going 14-6 with a 2.70 ERA (160.0 IP, 147 H, 48 ER, 51 BB, 115 SO) in 27 starts at A Columbus of the South Atlantic League ...He led the club in wins, which finished T3rd in the SAL (14)...His 2.70 ERA was also the 7th lowest mark in the league as he also finished T-4th with 27 starts. 2000 Davis was the Tribe's 21st round selection in the 1999 First-year Player Draft and was signed on 5/18/2000 as a draft and follow...Was the 647th overall selection in the 1999 amateur draft...Spent his first season as a professional in 2000 at rookie Burlington, making 10 starts (4-4, 4.40 ERA).