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Chris Davis welcomes opportunity

Adrian Beltre's replacement hasn't been able to translate success from minors to majors

Updated: July 24, 2011, 1:10 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Chris Davis sure didn't seem out of place in the Rangers' clubhouse, outside of the fact that he was putting on his uniform beside C.J. Wilson along the same wall with the pitchers.

The 25-year-old Longview, Texas, native walked in Saturday and found his name on the lineup card hitting eighth as the third baseman charged with filling in for Adrian Beltre, the club's RBI leader and a vacuum cleaner on the hot corner.

Davis didn't look intimidated. His RBI single ...

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