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Doug Davis throws for eight teams, including Mets, Rangers, Angels, Rockies, and Orioles

Mar 25, 2011, 3:48 PM EDT

Doug Davis

Jesse Sanchez of reports that free agent left-hander Doug Davis threw a 45-pitch bullpen session yesterday and was scouted by eight teams, including the Mets, Rangers, Angels, Rockies, and Orioles.

Davis made just eight starts last season because of a heart problem and an elbow injury that required surgery, going 1-4 with a 7.51 ERA, but the 35-year-old southpaw had a 4.12 ERA in 203 innings for the Diamondbacks in 2009 and previously posted an ERA in the 3.00s or 4.00s every year since 2004.

He’ll likely have to settle for a minor-league deal at this point, but Davis could be an interesting low-risk flier for teams in need of some rotation depth.

  1. spudchukar - Mar 25, 2011 at 3:50 PM

    How much longer before Moyer will be ready?

  2. Panda Claus - Mar 25, 2011 at 5:09 PM

    Low-risk flier has “Orioles” written all over it. Unless of course the Pirates were there too.

  3. BC - Mar 25, 2011 at 5:09 PM

    It’d be nice to see Davis hook on somewhere and have a healthy year. This guy seems to have had every malady possible.

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