Leonard Davis joins the Jackals for his eighth professional season in 2011.
Davis has connected on at least 16 home runs each of the past four seasons. Last year, Davis began the season at Double-A Harrisburg before being promoted to Triple-A Syracuse, where he batted .254 with 15 home runs in 96 games. He spent the majority of the 2009 season at Harrisburg, batting .281 with 14 homers. In 2008, he launched a career-high 25 home runs between three levels in the Washington Nationals’ organization.
A California native, the 27-year-old Davis was selected by the Montreal Expos in the eighth round of the 2004 draft out of Fresno City College.
Over his first seven seasons, all spent in the Expos/Nationals minor league system, Davis is a career .269 hitter with 99 home runs and 335 RBIs. He has been named a league All-Star three times and can fill multiple positions, having played 417 career games in the outfield, 346 career games at third base, and 78 career games at second base