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Ben DavisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2010 MLB Years: 1998-2004
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsC-1065, P-9, 1B-6, DH-2Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMark Christopher Davis
Height6-4Weight215BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 10,1977 [41.135]PlaceChester,Pennsylvania
High SchoolMalvern Preparatory School (Malvern,PA)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,300,000Signing ScoutsRene Mons
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1996-MLB-#10 ... 1996-MLB-#1 ... 1997-MLB-#59 ... 1997-SDN-#3 ... 1998-MLB-#49 ... 1999-MLB-#24 ... 1999-SDN-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 25,1998 [21.199]
OrganizationsSDN [7] SEA [3] CHA [2] BAL [1] CIN [1] LAN [1] NYA [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID989Retrosheet IDdavib003MLBAM ID150433
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (C) in 1999
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed30Power52Contact41XBH51RBIs57Runs34Hitting42Durability39Team.505Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Idaho Falls BravesPioRksdn-c185219736558354600173613113.279.338.426.7648416219.318.147.234.3377.7616.442.122.2839.4029.09
1996Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-c1998353357110164111318904208.201.264.286.55010117390.250.085.173.2517.9522.822.871.5458.8323.94
1997Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-c201224746713230117763128107223211.278.320.454.77421548509.326.176.238.3355.5021.023.823.3427.8836.36
1998Mobile BayBearsSouAAsdn13c21116433651242921475424260617311.286.352.460.81219945489.301.174.275.3528.5912.271.432.8630.9336.29
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25c2111000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-c2258201276218174441244120215.308.384.512.89610326229.355.204.338.38810.4817.901.713.0628.7141.94
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25c2276266296514153021257000239.244.307.361.6689620293.311.117.214.2948.5323.892.801.7153.2030.77
2000Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-c2359221385816174052384311035.262.373.439.8129724261.298.177.362.35714.5616.481.132.6831.5741.38
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn13c234313012296031411143503112.223.297.338.635449148.280.115.223.2839.4623.652.502.0343.3331.03
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn13c241384485610720011574466112417513.239.337.357.69416031526.289.118.266.30812.5521.291.702.0940.7328.97
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBsea13c2580228245910174311185821416.259.313.404.7179218253.311.145.224.3127.1122.923.222.7732.5730.51
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea13c2680246255818064200186101425.236.284.382.6669424269.284.146.220.2866.6922.683.392.2341.0041.38
2004Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea50c273914118359041510152901006.248.321.397.7185613157.287.149.262.3169.5518.471.932.5535.2537.14
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea13c271433130002003900103.091.162.091.2533037.120.000.091.1298.1124.323.000.000.000.00
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12,31c27541602137906161194011002.231.276.400.6766415171.272.169.225.2935.2623.394.443.5126.6740.54
2004Totals for AL-AL         6819322409061811124911105.207.256.347.6036715208.245.140.202.2645.7723.564.082.8832.1737.50
2005Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-c281033180013001400103.242.257.333.59011135.241.091.121.2562.8611.434.002.8633.0012.50
2006Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-c29416231012001400002.188.235.438.6737217.182.250.313.2835.8823.534.005.8816.0066.67
2006Columbus ClippersILAAAnya13c29481621036604201173701015.222.254.333.5875410170.264.111.154.2544.1221.765.292.3540.5027.78
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         521781239705221184101017.219.253.343.5966112187.258.124.169.2574.2821.935.132.6735.6030.77
2007Camden RiversharksAtlInd--303613318446331912202310312.331.414.489.9036512157.373.158.301.39212.7414.651.151.9144.3327.27
2007Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan48c303611013244011101102400110.218.281.282.563315121.267.064.145.2548.2619.832.400.83110.0020.83
2008Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-3124971022612130051510005.227.272.371.643369103.250.144.196.2834.8514.563.001.9448.5040.91
2008Norfolk TidesILAAAbal19c31206421120120001710004.172.185.250.43516365.217.078.078.1920.0026.150.001.5464.0027.27
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         441611233813150053220009.205.238.323.5615212168.238.118.149.2472.9819.056.401.7953.6736.36
2010Camden RiversharksAtlInd-513314010001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2240.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4861512168358772382049815338577191240.237.306.366.6725531171698.289.129.231.0009.0122.672.522.2439.7932.68
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter686250232464113910703881992195061413171268.256.318.404.72210102192765.294.148.239.0007.9218.302.312.5335.7434.17
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2709321092345522513511595195434628.251.322.395.717368821038.292.144.252.0009.1518.792.052.4137.2835.04
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter140530751463531688424775717316.275.338.443.78123554592.291.168.260.0007.9412.671.602.7033.1336.99
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter224843104206412241194260200265221.244.295.383.67832367916.292.139.212.0006.5521.833.332.6235.1332.52
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5219736558354600173613113.279.338.426.7648416219.318.147.234.0007.7616.442.122.2839.4029.09
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3713718456332012202510312.328.410.482.8926612161.375.154.292.00012.4215.531.251.8645.6726.67
San Diego Padres Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2588459720140119101761052174410924.238.322.355.67730060968.294.117.243.00010.8522.422.071.9644.4729.85
Seattle Mariners Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1745075012028113871139128229314.237.289.373.66218942559.285.136.213.0006.9822.903.282.3339.0035.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter541602137906161194011002.231.276.400.6766415171.272.169.225.0005.2623.394.443.5126.6740.54
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625045611926113683351128226413.237.306.366.67218439566.289.129.231.0009.0122.672.522.2439.7932.68
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625917715133217924252119334316.256.318.404.72223952653.294.148.239.0007.9218.302.312.5335.7434.17

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008Camden RiversharksAtlInd-26S/R31213.00633000021.0177742101000.907.291.710.864.295.00.667-
2009Sarasota RedsFSLA+cin50Rel32013.09909007411.2104412140001.037.710.771.5410.807.00.000-
2010Camden RiversharksAtlInd-51S/R335114.61282350020136.216485701236846001.4610.800.792.375.532.33.313-
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter013.09909007411.2104412140001.037.710.771.5410.807.00.000-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter013.09909007411.2104412140001.037.710.771.5410.807.00.000-
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7124.40342680020157.218192771638947001.3910.330.912.175.372.47.368-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0193.0917001700013275220.0189757519382640001.037.710.771.5410.807.00.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Idaho Falls Braves PioRksdn18C48--3624463412406.9858.46-----105292.367.6
1996Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn19C77--6425197702693.9879.00-----129878.655.0
1997Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn20C110--99210314911091095.9879.95-----1312290.278.6
1997Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn201B1--1---111.0001.00------1220.80.7
1998Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn21C115--92076671002996.9948.66-----1011699.182.1
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21C1--2---221.0002.00------1100.00.6
1999Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn22C58--4543245490486.9928.38-----558100.040.8
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22C74--4712977507500.9866.76-452069.247697.445.7
2000Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn23C59--4413775485478.9868.10-----559100.041.3
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23C38-3032361712254253.9966.660.8320774.134388.423.5
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23DH1---------------432.30.6
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24C135-107684560914914905.9906.700.84703964.2813897.883.3
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn241B2-1091--10101.0005.001.00-----1381.41.2
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25C77-5384162315440439.9985.700.82231856.158096.347.5
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBsea251B2-68---881.0004.001.33-----802.51.2
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26C73665874212449449445.9916.100.76321765.388091.345.1
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26DH1---------------801.30.6
2004Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea27C38--2991313313312.9978.21-----43997.426.8
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27C53443973291731349346.9916.530.87321272.755498.132.7
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27C141197715-376761.0005.430.782250.0114100.08.6
2005Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha28C10--8061-8786.9898.60------10100.06.9
2006Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya29C3--202--22221.0007.33------475.02.2
2006Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29C32--2471736267264.9898.25-----54866.722.5
2006Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya291B1--1---111.0001.00------482.10.7
2007Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan30C30--218621226224.9917.47-----33683.320.8
2008Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal31C20--1281222142140.9867.00-----620100.014.1
2009Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin32P9---1--111.0000.11------9100.06.6
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C46512129982791175254129912966.9926.380.9922411566.1344650.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B4-16171--18181.0004.501.13-----40.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C247--1867123202220101990.9908.06-----282470.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C115--92076671002996.9948.66-----101150.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C190--1654156231618331810.9879.53-----251900.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9---1--111.0000.11------90.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C48--3624463412406.9858.46-----10480.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Idaho Falls Braves PioRksdn18-48---------
1996Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn19-77---------
1997Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn20-1101--------
1998Mobile BayBears SouAAsdn21-115---------
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21-1---------
1999Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn22-58---------
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22-74---------
2000Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn23-59---------
2000San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23-38--------1
2001San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24-1352--------
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25-772--------
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26-73--------1
2004Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea27-38---------
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27-53---------
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27-14---------
2005Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha28-10---------
2006Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya29-3---------
2006Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29-321--------
2007Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan30-30---------
2008Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal31-20---------
2009Sarasota Reds FSLA+cin329----------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2933010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2007New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB301313321100000301001.154.154.385.5395214.200.231.2310.0021.430.000.000.00100.00
2008Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB311117121001000400001.118.118.176.2943117.154.058.0590.0023.530.000.000.0050.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs2733452101000801002.152.152.273.4259334.200.121.1210.0023.530.000.000.0060.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995High School All-American - 1st Team (C) ... High School Player of the Year (Malvern Preparatory School (PA)) ... Pioneer League All-Star (C)3
1998Southern League All-Star (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-01-12Invited to spring training by Yankees 
2006-01-06ContractSigned by Yankees (minor) 
2004-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-12-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
2004-06-27TradeTraded by Mariners with Freddy Garcia to White Sox for Michael Morse, Miguel Olivo and Jeremy Reed. 
2001-12-11TradeTraded by Padres with Wascar Serrano and Alex Arias to Mariners for Ramon Vazquez, Tom Lampkin, Brett Tomko and Cash. 
1995-06-02Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1995San Diego Padres-181,300,000-------1,300,000Signing Bonus out of 1995 Draft (1st round - 2nd overall)
1998San Diego PadresTeam Payroll21170,000-81236-1,276,192170,0001,470,000
1999San Diego PadresTeam Payroll22200,000-80734-1,454,491200,0001,670,000
2000San Diego PadresTeam Payroll23175,000-79539-1,394,248200,0001,845,000
2001San Diego PadresTeam Payroll24235,000-67122261,897,758200,0002,080,000
2002Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll25350,000-54425402,011,045200,0002,430,000
2003Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll261,000,000-35819552,163,527300,0003,430,000
2004Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll271,400,000-32019652,070,100300,0004,830,000
2004Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll271,400,000-32014652,070,100300,0004,830,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red