Blue Jays acquire OF Davis from A’s for pair | NevadaAppeal.com

Blue Jays acquire OF Davis from A’s for pair

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Speedy outfielder Rajai Davis has been acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Oakland Athletics for a pair of minor leaguers in the second trade of the general managers’ meetings.

Oakland last week acquired outfielder David DeJesus from Kansas, making Davis superfluous. The A’s obtained right-handers Trystan Magnuson and Daniel Farquhar in Wednesday’s deal.

The 30-year-old Davis hit .284 this year with five homers, 52 RBIs and 50 stolen bases, down from a .305 average in 2009. In five major league seasons that included stints with Pittsburgh and San Francisco, he has a .281 average, 12 homers and 143 stolen bases.