Giants Rookie Jaylin Davis Exits Early Vs. Pirates After Hit by Pitch

[CSNBY] When will Giants call up red-hot Triple-A power prospect Jaylin Davis?
Dalton Johnson

Even on a nearly 90-degree day in San Francisco, when it rains, it pours. A slow start to Jaylin Davis' big league career took a tough turn Thursday at Oracle Park for the Giants outfielder. 

Davis took a 97-mph fastball off his left wrist from Pirates reliever Yacksel Rios in the bottom of the sixth inning and immediately writhed in pain. Manager Bruce Bochy and trainer Dave Groeschner came to Davis' aid. 

He exited the game early and was replaced by Joey Rickard. 

Davis was 0-for-2 with a strikeout before the injury. He's now batting just .143 in seven games since being called up by the Giants.

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The Giants acquired Davis at the MLB trade deadline in a package from the Twins that sent reliever Sam Dyson to Minnesota. The 25-year-old slugged his way through the minors this season, crushing 35 home runs before Double-A and Triple-A. 

The power hasn't followed Davis to San Francisco yet though, as he's still searching for his first homer as a major leaguer.

Check back later for more updates following Davis' injury.

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