Red Sox Rankings: Top base stealers
Cleveland Indians, LF
Davis has stolen seven bases in 20 games this season. The 35 year-old from Connecticut has swiped a total of 329 bases so far in his 11 seasons in the major leagues. He started out in the National League, but has been in the AL for the last nine seasons. He has a career batting average of .269 and .704 OPS. He’s been caught stealing three times this season.
Davis stole a base off Matt Barnes and Blake Swihart during the second game of the season. He was also caught stealing in that game. The Red Sox host the Indians May 20-22. Will Davis steal again? That remains to be seen. He hits Price fairly well (.250 batting average), but only has a .188 average against Buchholz. He has three hits in only seven plate appearances versus Porcello.
New York Yankees, CF
Ellsbury is speedy, as Red Sox fans may remember. He has taken seven bases so far this season, including home. The Oregon native has not yet been on the DL this season, but stole 21 bases in an injury shortened 2015 campaign. He has lead the league in stealing three season since his debut in 2007. He has not yet swiped a base against the Red Sox this season. He was caught stealing verses Henry Owens and Ryan Hanigan. The Red Sox head to the Bronx May 6-8.
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