Former Dixon High School star, now with Reds, has surgery


CINCINNATI - Rookie Davis, the former Dixon High School star pitcher, had surgery on Monday, according to the Cincinnati Reds.

Davis, a rookie this season with the Reds, had surgery to repair the labrum and to remove a bone spur in his right hip, according to Because ot the surgery, the newspaper reports he will not be ready for the start of spring training.

The surgery was performed in New York by Dr. Bryan Kelly, a hip specialist, the newspaper reported.

Davis, 24, made the Opening Day roster and started six games for the Reds in 2017. He was hit in the elbow in his second start and made three other starts before being sent to the minors. He also made one relief appearance. He was 1-3 with an 8.63 ERA.

He was sent down to Triple-A Louisville, Double-A Pensacola and Rookie-level Arizona while recovering from injury and inconsistencies. He was 4-5 with a 4.43 ERA in 16 starts.