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Joe Davis

#55 | 1B | Red SoxBOS
Salem Red Sox Salem Red Sox
Joe Davis
Name: Joseph Erwin Davis
Born: Oct 31, 1996 in Austin, TX
High School: Bowie (Texas) HS
High School: Houston
College: Houston
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 230 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
  AB AVG OBP SLG HR
2021 6 .000 .125 0 0
Career 152 .270 .310 .428 5
Drafted in the 19th round (587th overall) by the Boston Red Sox in 2019 (signed for $5,000)
Yes he's a catcher, but any team that drafts Joe Davis is picking him for the bat much more than the glove. Davis doesn't have the ideal body scouts look for and he's still pretty raw and potentially limited behind the plate defensively, but Davis can really hit. The home run derby champ at last summer's Area Code Games, Davis has plus raw power and shows the ability to turn that into productive power as the ball jumps off his bat. He's toyed with switch-hitting in the past, taking the occasional swing lefthanded, but he's not shown enough potential to have that become a viable option. With a short, thick frame (6-foot, 225 pounds) Davis will have to stay on top of his conditioning to have any chance to catch. Defensively, he has a fringe-average arm and doesn't move very well, but he does put in the effort and has shown some improvement. He's a bottom of the scale runner whose only other defensive option is first base. If it all comes together, Davis is an above-average hitter with above-average power, which makes the defense less important.
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