Khris Davis not giving up on MLB return

Sep 27, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis (11) takes a swing during an at-bat in a game against the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park. The Mariners won 13-4. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Brashear-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 27, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis (11) takes a swing during an at-bat in a game against the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park. The Mariners won 13-4. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Brashear-USA TODAY Sports /
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It has been years since Khris Davis has been a viable major league option. The one time feared slugger for the Oakland A’s was not the same after crashing into a fence while chasing a foul ball in 2019. His power disappeared and Davis just seemed lost ever since.

And yet, he is still grinding away. Davis is determined to find his way back to the majors, refusing to give up in his efforts. Amazingly, multiple teams are reportedly interested in his services.

Khris Davis looking to return to majors

It is a somewhat interesting turn of events. When last we had heard anything about Davis, he was reportedly heading to the Mexican League, joining the Diablos Rojos del Mexico in an attempt to resurrect his career. Considering that report came out at the beginning of the month, one has to wonder what changed.

Likewise, one has to wonder which teams would be interested in Davis. The A’s would make sense; after all, they plucked him off the scrap heap after he was released by the Rangers last season. The A’s do need to find some help in their lineup as well, and if Davis can even return to 80% of the player he once was, that would be a significant boost.

It is fair to wonder if that will ever happen. Davis has produced a disappointing .203/.286/.348 batting line in his 213 plate appearances since the start of 2020, hitting just five homers and ten doubles while striking out 57 times. Absolutely nothing about that performance would lead anyone to think that he has a chance to return to form.

But Davis says that he is healthy now. And it was not that long ago that he was a formidable slugger for the A’s. If he is able to turn back the clock, he could be an option as teams look for a potential bargain.

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Khris Davis is reportedly attracting interest from several MLB organizations. As unlikely as it may be, Davis continues to hope that he can return to form.

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