December 11, 1989

Mark Davis


Career statistics | 51-84, 4.17 ERA, 96 saves
Teams | Phillies (1980-81), Giants (83-87), Padres (87-89), Royals (90-92), Atlanta (92), Phillies (93), Padres (93-94), Brewers (97)

How he was acquired | Traded by the Giants with Chris Brown, Keith Comstock and Mark Grant to the Padres for Dave Dravecky, Craig Lefferts and Kevin Mitchell on July 5, 1987.

How he was lost | Signed a four-year, $13 million contract with the Royals on Dec. 11, 1989.

Pitches | 1. Hard curve  2. Fastball
Player most similar to | Willie Hernandez
Career year (1989) 4-3, 1.85 ERA, 44 saves, 92 strikeouts and 31 walks in 92.2 innings.

Resume
• NL Cy Young Award (1989)
• Top 10 in MVP voting (1989)
• Two-time All-Star (1988-89)

League leader
• Saves (1989)