Former Longview Lobo Chris Davis got his first major league start on Friday. Davis was pencilled in at first base against the Philadelphia Phillies, and responded with his first home run.
After striking out in his first at-bat, Davis came up with a runner on third in the third inning. Davis took the first pitch deep to left. his two-run shot gave the Texas Rangers a 6-5 lead.
Davis wound up 1-4 with a homer, and the Rangers won the first game of the series 8-7.