Red Sox reliever Austin Davis drew his first career start on Sunday afternoon. He lasted two innings against the Rangers, allowing just one walk, zero hits, and zero runs while striking out two batters. In the end, though, the southpaw logged the no-decision as Boston ultimately fell to Texas by a score of 7-1.
Acquired from Pittsburgh last summer, Davis is on pace to have the best season of his career. Through 15 outings, he owns a 2.35 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, and .218 OBA in addition to 10.57 K/9 and 4.11 BB/9. Although a lack of save opportunities keeps Davis off fantasy rosters, he should continue to have a key impact for Boston down the stretch.