It looks like the Milwaukee Brewers may have found their centerfielder for the future.

For those of you who may have not heard of Jonathan Davis, just watch a few highlights on him and you’ll see what he’s all about. Davis certainly put himself on notice across the league after making an impressive play on Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays.

During the second inning, Davis chased down a ball hit straight away center off the bat of Randy Arozarena.

What looked to be a sure base hit was quickly taken away by Davis who made a spectacular play leaving his feet and diving for the ball.



As he was falling to the ground, he collided with the wall, but was able to hold on to the ball in his glove.

Even though it was a great play, Davis appeared to hurt himself and left the game. The Brewers listed him as day-to-day and are hoping it isn’t any too serious.

His teammates were glad to see that he was ok after making the play.

“I was just hoping he wasn’t dead,’’ Brewers starting pitcher Eric Lauer said in an article from “I was amazed that he [initially] stayed in the game. Just seeing the way he went into the wall, it was a scary moment for everybody. When a guy leads with his head into anything, it’s not a good sight to see. Thank God he’s OK.’’

“That was the coolest thing I’ve ever seen on a baseball field, honestly,’’ Tyrone Taylor said. “I told him, ‘Dude, I’ve never seen anybody do something like that before.’ That was crazy. Absolutely no fear.”



Now Davis is a player you want to have on your team. He is fearless and will go out there and leave his all on the field.

“That’s me, that’s my game,’’ Davis said. “I try to go all out, all the time, as the game dictates. That was a tough ball to see initially because of the roof, but I found it, came down and made the play.’’

“I caught the ball and hit the ground at the same time, which jarred my body. Honestly, most of my attention was the ball. I really wasn’t thinking about the wall, which I probably should’ve been doing. My back hurt pretty bad at first, but as I sat there, I thought, ‘I think I’m good. I can keep playing.’ They wanted to be cautious because it was near my oblique and my ribs. We’ll see how it feels tomorrow.’’

He made his MLB debut in 2018 with the Toronto Blue Jays. After that he had a brief stint with the New York Yankees.

This is his first season with the Brewers and he’s already shown how impactful he can be in a short amount of time.

In his season debut on June 18th, he had a two-hit performance against the Cincinnati Reds. He started the season on a three-game hitting streak and is showing that he can get it done at the plate and in the field.

Hopefully Davis won’t miss too much time, if any, and the Brewers can get him back in the lineup, because he’ll certainly provide a spark in the lineup.

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