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Erik Davis | Relief Pitcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 10/8/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Nationals activated RHP Erik Davis from the 60-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Syracuse.
Davis is recovered from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery, but he'll continue to build the strength of his right arm down on the farm. The 28-year-old reliever hasn't appeared in a major league game since 2013. May 18 - 1:41 PM

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Erik Davis (elbow) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Potomac.

Davis hasn't pitched in the majors since 2013 while working his way back from Tommy John surgery. He could be an option for the Nationals around midseason.
May 8 - 1:24 PM

Nationals placed RHP Erik Davis on the 60-day disabled list with a right elbow sprain.

Davis is still in the process of recovering from Tommy John surgery and isn't expected to be an option for the Nationals bullpen until around midseason. He has been throwing bullpen sessions in recent weeks without any setbacks.
Apr 5 - 4:44 PM

Erik Davis (elbow) threw his first bullpen session Tuesday since undergoing Tommy John surgery.

He's now set to throw three bullpen sessions per week over the next four weeks. "It's great. It's a good feeling because it's been over a year since I've been on the mound," Davis said. "It's a major milestone for me, but I understand that the work is not done. I'm going to keep working hard on the field." Davis likely won't be game-ready until around midseason. He can aim for a September call-up.
Feb 24 - 7:36 PM

Nationals activated RHP Erik Davis from the 60-day disabled list.

Davis missed the season following Tommy John surgery. He'll be behind the other pitchers in spring training, putting him in a difficult spot to make the Opening Day roster.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 02:13:00 PM

Nationals reliever Erik Davis recently underwent Tommy John surgery.

Davis sustained a right elbow sprain in early February, and surgery was among the options. The right-hander had a 3.12 ERA and 12/1 K/BB ratio over 8 2/3 innings last season with the club. He's looking at being back sometime early in 2015.
Wed, Apr 2, 2014 07:45:00 PM

Erik Davis (elbow) will be evaluated in two weeks.

Davis is still attempting to rehab a right elbow sprain. He was placed on the 60-day disabled list last month and may need surgery if he doesn't begin to improve.
Thu, Mar 6, 2014 10:03:00 AM

Nationals placed RHP Erik Davis on the 60-day disabled list with a right elbow sprain.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for new backup catcher Jose Lobaton. Davis posted a 3.12 ERA in 8 2/3 innings last season in Washington.
Thu, Feb 13, 2014 02:08:00 PM

Nationals recalled RHP Erik Davis from Triple-A Syracuse.

The 26-year-old rookie struggled during his brief time with the Nationals early in the season, posting a 6.23 ERA, 1.85 WHIP and 7/1 K/BB ratio over 4 1/3 innings. Presumably, he'll be used in low-leverage situations initially.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 03:26:00 PM

Nationals optioned RHP Erik Davis to Triple-A Syracuse.

Davis has allowed three earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of relief this season with Washington. The 26-year-old right-hander is headed back to the Syracuse bullpen.
Mon, Jul 1, 2013 02:57:00 PM

Nationals recalled RHP Erik Davis from Triple-A Syracuse.

Davis, 26, will provide bullpen depth and is taking the place of Jeff Kobernus on the active roster. He has a 3.77 ERA over 25 appearances at the Triple-A level.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 10:45:00 AM

Nationals optioned RHP Erik Davis to Triple-A Syracuse.

Davis allowed seven hits and three earned runs in 4 1/3 innings during his short stay in the major leagues. He could be given another shot later this summer.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 01:28:00 PM

Nationals recalled RHP Erik Davis from Triple-A Syracuse.

With Bryce Harper on the disabled list, Davis will provide bullpen depth. The 26-year-old has a 3.00 ERA in 21 appearances with the Nationals' Triple-A affiliate.
Sat, Jun 1, 2013 03:07:00 PM

The Nationals are expected to call up right-hander Erik Davis from Triple-A Syracuse.

With Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper both candidates for the disabled list, Davis will be promoted to provide bullpen depth. The 26-year-old has a 3.00 ERA in 21 appearances with the Nationals' Triple-A affiliate.
Sat, Jun 1, 2013 09:57:00 AM

Nationals optioned RHP Erik Davis to Triple-A Syracuse.

Davis allowed no runs and struck out eight in seven Grapefruit League innings this spring. The 26-year-old is likely to make his major league debut this season.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 09:01:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Clint Robinson
2B1Anthony Rendon
2Danny Espinosa
3Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Yunel Escobar
LF1Jayson Werth
2Michael Taylor
3Reed Johnson
CF1Denard Span
2Nate McLouth
RF1Bryce Harper
2Matt den Dekker
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Gio Gonzalez
6Joe Ross
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Casey Janssen
3Aaron Barrett
4Matt Thornton
5Tanner Roark
6David Carpenter
7Blake Treinen
8Felipe Rivero
9Craig Stammen