Attended Northeast Guilford High School in Greensboro...was a two-time all-conference and all-area honoree while leading his team to back-to-back league championships ...his team also reached the 3-A State Championship series in 2011.... Also played for former Major League Scott Bankhead, who played in the Majors from 1986-1995, with the North Carolina Baseball Academy Golden Spikes.... Hit over .400 in all three seasons of his high school career (.453 as a sophomore, .468 as a junior and .483 as a senior).... Attended Appalachian State University and played three seasons there. ... Became the third freshman All-American in App State history in 2013, earning Louisville Slugger freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball...also named the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year (fourth player in school history to do so).... Homered on the first pitch of his collegiate career, a three-run homer off Carlos Rodon (currently of the Chicago White Sox).... In the minors was a teammate of current Giants teammate Dereck Rodríguez in the Twins organization with Cedar Rapids (2016) and Fort Myers (2017).
Acquired by the Giants from Minnesota on July 31 along with RHP Prelander Berrora and RHP Kai-Wei Teng in exchange for RHP Sam Dyson.... Made his Major League debut on September 4 at St. Louis...recorded his first Major League hit in his first at-bat (an infield single)...recorded his first career stolen base on September 8 at Los Angeles-NL and his first RBI on September 9 vs. Pittsburgh.... Hit his first Major League homer on September 25 vs. Colorado, with a walk-off solo shot off RHP DJ Johnson in the bottom of the 9th inning to give the Giants a 2-1 win...became the first Giant to hit a walk-off homer for his first MLB home run since Fran Healy on April 15, 1971 vs. Houston, and the seventh Giant to do so.... Hit .333 (34-for-102) with six doubles, 10 homers, 27 RBI and a 1.105 OPS in 27 games for Triple-A Sac.... Prior to the trade, he hit .331 with 11 doubles, 15 homers, 42 RBI and a 1.112 OPS in 41 games for the Twins triple-A affiliate (Rochester)... began the year in Double-A Pensacola and hit 10 homers in 58 games.... In the minors, Davis combined to hit .306 with 26 doubles, 35 homers, 94 RBI and a .987 OPS (126 games).... Was struck on the left hand by a Yacksell Rios 97-mph fastball and was removed from the game in the 6th inning on September 12 vs. Pittsburgh...X-rays came back negative and was diagnosed with a contusion on his left wrist...missed a week and returned to action on September 19.