Jonathan R. Davis...Went to Fairview High School in his hometown of Camden, Arkansas...Attended the University of Central Arkansas where he was named Southland Conference Freshman of the Year for his 2011 campaign (5-HR, 30-RBI, 21-SB, .350 AVG, .963 OPS)...Is brother-in-law to Pirates outfielder Anthony Alford, as they are married to sisters...Is on The Players Alliance roster, and helped hand out baseball equipment, food and COVID-19 supplies during the Pull Up Neighbor stop at Hattiesburg, MS, in January 2021.
Spent the first 40 games of Toronto’s season at the alternate training site in Rochester, NY, before he was recalled on Sept. 7...Made ESPN SportsCenter’s Top-10 five times for defensive plays in 2019, and did so again twice in 2020 (Sept. 22 vs. NYY and Sept. 27 vs. BAL)...Homered in his 1st at-bat of the season, a two-run homer on Sept. 8 vs. NYY to help propel the Jays to a 2-1 win...was his 3rd career home run and his 1st go-ahead homer...Stole his only base of the season on Sept. 12 vs. NYM and is now 7-for-8 in stolen base attempts for his career...His catch to save a home run on Sept. 27 vs. BAL earned him MLB’s Play of the Week Award, making him the 1st AL player to win the award twice (also May 29, 2019 at TB)...Named to Toronto’s Wild Card roster but did not play.
Made ESPN SportsCenter's Top 10 five times for defensive plays, once for Toronto and four times for Triple-A Buffalo...Started the season on the injured list with a right ankle sprain (until April 23)...Recalled from Buffalo on May 10, July 5, Sept. 3...Optioned on April 24, June 5, July 7...Went 77-for-294 (.262) in 82 games for the Bisons...Hit a two-run shot off of Hunter Wood for his 1st career home run and RBI on May 27 vs. TB...Won the MLB Play of the Week Award for his catch on May 29 at TB...Singled and doubled for his 1st career multi-hit game on Sept. 7 at TB...On Sept. 23 vs. BAL, followed Brandon Drury's homer with his 2nd home run of the season, forming Toronto's team record 14th set of back-to-back homers (11 in 1999).
Started the season with 77 games in Double-A New Hampshire where he hit .302 (92-for-305) with 22-2B, 3-3B, 5-HR, 33-RBI and 19-SB ... Was promoted to Buffalo in mid-July and made his Triple-A debut on July 13 (1-for-5, 2R, 1RBI, 1SB) ... Batted .249 (46-for-185) with 7-2B, 2-3B, 5-HR, 23-RBI and 7-SB over 46 games for the Bisons ... Had contract selected on Sept. 4... Made his MLB debut on Sept. 5 vs. TB (0-for-3) ... Stole his 1st base as part of a double steal with Devon Travis on Sept. 11 at BOS ... Collected his 1st MLB hit via a single in the 6th inning off David Price on Sept. 12 at BOS ... On Sept. 25 vs. HOU, led off the opening inning with his 1st career double.
Played the full season with the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats ... Went 4-for-5 on June 18 at Bowie for his 1st professional four-hit game ... Put together a four-game multi-hit streak from July 16-19 (8-for-12, 2B, 3B, 2HR, 5RBI, 6BB, 1K) ... Finished the season with a team-best 20 stolen bases (34 attempts) while registering a .249 average in 128 games ... Led the club with 69 walks, 20 more than any other Fisher Cat ... Posted a .994 fielding percentage (2 E/312 TC) over 1052.1 innings in the outfield ... Played in the Arizona Fall League for the Peoria Javelinas and hit .295 (23-for-78) with six doubles, a home run and seven stolen bases.