"I'm just going to wait and see," Davis said. "But if I do, [A's manager Bob Melvin] is throwing to me."
One potential hurdle standing in Davis' way is being named to the American League All-Star team. He ranks outside the top five designated hitters in the most recent All-Star voting update.
There have been some instances of non-All-Stars taking part in the event, including Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour in 2017. Last year's event was held at Marlins Park, so he was a hometown participant for the crowd in attendance to get behind.
The 30-year-old Davis has never been named to the All-Star team since making his big league debut with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2013. But he is one of the most prolific power hitters in the sport, with his 105 homers since 2016 tied with Giancarlo Stanton for most in MLB.
This year's Home Run Derby will be held on July 16 from Nationals Park in Washington D.C.