"Our hope with him, as well as a lot of our young players, was that they'd develop and progress through the system this year," assistant general manager Thad Levine said. "He's demonstrated what type of hitter he is. It's time to give him a new challenge, to raise the bar."
In 46 games, Davis dominated the Texas League. The 22-year-old Davis batted .333/.376/.618 with 13 home runs, the most in the TL. He ranked sixth in batting average, second in slugging, first in extra-base hits (27), first in runs scored (43), third in hits (63) and second in RBIs (42).