AJ Ramirez blasts his second career grand slam in the victory.
Starter Kyle Davis threw eight-complete innings, allowing just one run on three hits with nine strikeouts.
A three-run opposite field home run by Adalberto Carrillo pulled the Trojans within one in the eighth inning.
Trojans drop game three of the series to the Utes, but win the series 2-1.
The Trojans had six hit-by-pitch and five walks, but only plated one of those 11 base runners.
2015/JUNIOR: In his junior season for the Trojans, Davis made 20 appearances and started 5 of those games...His first start was at Pepperdine on April 14, where he pitched two innings, allowed one hit, two walks and had two strikeouts...The first full game he pitched was on May 8 versus Stanford...He allowed six hits, walked two and had a season-high 10 strikeouts...Davis finished the season with 45 strikeouts in 53.1 innings of work...Allowed 58 hits and 30 runs...Had at least one strikeout in 14 of his 20 games...Recorded an ERA of 4.05 with a 3-3 record...Drafted in the 29th Round of the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays.
2014 SUMMER BALL: Played for the Chatham Anglers in the Cape Cod League ... Awarded the Zane Carlson Outstanding Relief Pitcher Award ... Named to the Cape Cod League East Division All-Star team ... Pitched in 17 games in 29.2 innings of work ... Had a 2-1 record with five saves and a 5.15 ERA ... Anglers finished the season in fifth place in the East Division of the Cape Cod League with a record of 17-26-1.
2014/SOPHOMORE: As a sophomore, Davis played as both an infielder and a pitcher ... As a infielder, he appeared in three games, recording one run and three at bats ... As a pitcher, Davis made 26 appearances, mostly from the bullpen, with one start ... His start came on May 25 versus Oregon State where he pitched an entire game, allowing five hits and one run, while walking four, where he earned the win ... In that same game, he tallied a season and career-high 14 strikeouts ... Finished the season with 57 strikeouts in 56.1 innings of work ... Longest relief appearance came on March 30 versus Washington where he pitched 6.0 innings with three hits, no runs, one walk and striking out six ... Had at least one strikeout in his last 12 appearances ... Recorded an ERA of 1.12 with a 3-4 record.
2013/FRESHMAN: As a true freshman, Davis appeared in 22 games as a pitcher, including one start at Louisville (March 19) ... In his one start at Louisville, Davis went two complete innings, allowing three runs on six hits, while walking two ... He also made one start as a designated hitter at Washington (March 24), going 0-for-2 with two walks ... He was 1-for-7 with four walks at the plate ... Overall Davis finished with a record of 4-4, his four wins tying the team lead ... Through 42.2 innings of work he finished with a 5.48 ERA, while striking out 25 ... He also collected one save on Feb. 20 vs. Loyola Marymount, where he went one complete innings, allowing one hit while striking out one in the 2-1 victory ... Struck out a season and career-high four at Utah (April 21), where he also threw a season-high 4.2 innings, earning his fourth win of the season ... Allowed one run on three hits while striking out four... Struck out three on four different occasions ... Earned his first career victory on Feb. 17 vs. Nebraska, going 2.2 innings, allowing no runs on two hits while striking out three, as the Trojans earned a 4-3 walk-off victory ... His second win came at California (March 28), as he threw 1.1 innings of work in relief, striking out one as the Trojans took the series 2-1 over the Golden Bears ... To avoid the sweep vs. Stanford (April 7), Davis earned the victory as he threw three complete innings, allowing three runs on six hits as the Trojans held on for the 7-6 win.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of varsity baseball as a pitcher/infielder for Mike Caira at Pacifica HS in Garden Grove, Calif. ... Three-time All-Empire League first team selection (2010, 2011 & 2012) ... Empire League MVP as a senior, First Team All-CIF, First Team All-State, Division II CIF Player of the Year ... First Team All-CIF as a junior, Empire League Pitcher of the Year in 2011 ... Second Team All-County as a junior and a third team selection as a sophomore ... Pitched 8.0 innings to help the Mariners win the 2012 CIF title ... Competed on the So Cal Renegades in 2012 and the team won the Connie Mack World Series ... Principal's Honor Roll student.
PERSONAL:Undecided major at USC ... Parents are Pat Davis and Michelle Bragdon ... Has one sister, Cassaundra and two brothers, James and Luke ... Favorite food is Italian food ... Favorite movies are The Sandlot and The Lion King ... Favorite TV shows are SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air ... Would like to visit Hawaii, Guam, England and Ireland ... Listens to Jason Aldean, Zac Brown Band and Usher ... Would like to play professional baseball or become a nurse after graduation ... Birthdate is September 21, 1993.
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