On the afternoon of this Tuesday, June 8, it was announced that Texas Rangers has appointed Khris Davis for assignment, who was just in his first MLB season with the team. The reason for this move would have been that the outfielder and designated hitter has had a low production on offense, in addition to suffering from an injury that left him out of action for several days.
Dallas Morning News reporter Evan Grant reported this day that the Texas Rangers have designated outfielder Khris Davis for assignment, a situation that was not in the offing at this time.
Davis, who can ‘boast’ having hit 40 home runs in three MLB seasons, came to the Texas team for the 2021 season in a trade with the Oakland Athletics, who hosted Elvis Andrus.
The outfielder and designated hitter hasn’t had a good season this year, missing a little more than the first month of the season due to a quadriceps injury in his left leg.
Khris Davis, who is making $ 16.7 million this year, has hit just .157 / .262 / .333 and a pair of home runs for the Texas Rangers in 61 plate appearances so far this 2021 season. MLB.