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Orioles confident of success, even without stars

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles prefer to focus on what they have rather than who they're missing when assessing their chances of advancing deep into the postseason. The Orioles went 96-66 and cruised to their first AL East title since 1997 with a standard formula for success: a power-laden lineup, strong pitching and solid defense. They have no reason to believe anything...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Three Keepers to Stash for 2015

At this point in the season, 90% of the standings in your fantasy baseball league are decided. If you play in a keeper format, it’s time to look to next year. After a little disclaimer, let’s run down three down-on-their-luck players to stash for next season. Obviously, keeper values are highly dependent on the specific rules of your league. How many guys you can keep, what their...
Via The Fantasy Fix
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Duquette: Consistent Defense, Starting Pitching Has Led To Success (Video)

The Baltimore Orioles clinched the American League East title for the first time since 1997. The team has overcome several hurdles throughout the season, including injuries to Manny Machado and Matt Wieters, and most recently the O’s lost slugger Chris Davis to a 25-game suspension for using a banned stimulant. But it is a testament to the Orioles’ depth that they have continued...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The future of the Orioles at first base

Photo: zimbio.com Christian Walker is the latest Oriole prospect to join the team late in the season. On Wednesday night, he made his major league debut and collected a hit while playing first base. The 23 year old is highly regarded in the organization, and posted impressive numbers while spending time in AA Bowie and AAA Norfolk this season. While in the minors, he batted .288...
Via DC Sports-Kings
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Baltimore Orioles Really That Good?

The American League East representatives from 'The Charm City' have run away with the division—currently setting the pace with 92 wins and a 14.5 game lead on The Bronx Embalmers. They've already clinched their first division title in 17 years. But are they good enough to run the table and capture the franchise's fourth World Series Championship? Let's take...
Via FenwayNation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Chris Davis Helped Rescue Trapped Man From Overturned Truck

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is using his time wisely during his 25-game suspension. Monday afternoon, just a few days after being suspended by Major League Baseball for amphetamines, Davis found himself in a tricky situation. The O’s slugger reportedly was one of multiple people who helped lift a heavy pickup truck to unpin an accident victim trapped underneath...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles' Davis helps flip an overturned truck in accident

Talk about a busy few days. On Friday, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was suspended 25 games after testing positive for an amphetamine, which he said was Adderall. On Monday, Davis was driving on Interstate 295 in Maryland when he saw an accident that left one truck overturned. The Baltimore slugger quickly jumped into action.
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles' Chris Davis helps flip an overturned truck in accident

Talk about a busy few days. On Friday, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was suspended 25 games after testing positive for an amphetamine, which he said was Adderall. On Monday, Davis was driving on Interstate 295 in Maryland when he saw an accident that left one truck overturned. The Baltimore slugger quickly jumped into action. One of the people who helped Davis in flipping the...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis, 2014: What Happened?

Unless the Baltimore Orioles advance to the World Series, the 2014 book is closed on their slugging first baseman, Chris Davis. After breaking out in a big way with a 53-home-run tour de force in 2013, Davis crashed to earth this season, hitting half as many homers while losing 90 points off of his batting […]
Via Fangraphs
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis Shows Drugs Are Still An Issue In Baseball

Last season, people wanted to truly believe what they were seeing. Chris Davis, a guy who was an average player at best in his professional career up to the beginning of the 2013 season, slugged 53 home runs for the Baltimore Orioles. He was in the running for the American League MVP, and he was a leading vote-getter in the All-Star game. His down season has frustrated people in...
Via Hall of Very Good
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Crush Davis to Beantown?

As you all know by now, Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games by major league baseball for the use of amphetamines linked to Adderall he had taken to help him treat his ADHD. Davis failed to apply for a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) this season after having previously being okay’d in years past. […]
Via Full Scale Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis plays real life hero on 295

photo: camdenchat.com He had his own action figure given out earlier this year. The moniker was given when he began his torrid pace of home runs last year. Chris Davis may be the source of a lot of hot topic media these days, but for a select few he is now a real life hero. According to Roch Kubatko, Chris Davis was involved in a motor vehicle accident today. On his way to the airport...
Via DC Sports-Kings
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis helps flip truck over after accident on highway

After accepting a 25-game suspension for testing positive for Adderall, Chris Davis will be away from the Baltimore Orioles for the immediate future. That doesn’t necessarily mean Davis will be out of the news, however. On Monday, the Orioles first baseman found himself in a situation that required assistance, and he provided just that. Terrible […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis’ Fantasy Value in 2015

This past November I wrote about Chris Davis’ fantasy value heading into 2014 (this was my first ever Baseball Professor article). I recommend you check it out, but the essence of the article was his year a little fluky and regression was going to occur. I had no idea he would regress this much because I projected him to provide top 20 value. On Friday he was suspended for 25...
Via Baseball Professor
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why did Davis do it? Thanks to condition, ball began to look like blur

With pressure mounting, Orioles slugger Chris Davis was apparently having so much difficulty combating his ADD/ADHD issue to the point where it was hard for him to concentrate, and hard to even pick up the baseball as it zoomed toward him. Davis is said to have told friends that's what led him to make the mistake that's cost him 25 games, and cost his team, too. Davis knew...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis suspension breaks heart of Make-A-Wish child

AP Image On Friday afternoon, Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was suspended 25 games for testing positive the banned substance amphetamine.  He tested positive for Adderall.  This suspension has a cruel twist to it because it denied a Make-A-Wish foundation child the chance to meet his hero. Kaden Abshire was the child’s name and the Make-A-Wish foundation had given...
Via DC Sports-Kings
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis’ Suspension Nothing For Baltimore Orioles To Worry About

The Baltimore Orioles shouldn’t lose sleep over Chris Davis’ suspension. Davis’ suspension is big news, if only because of what he accomplished last season. It’s also a subject of great debate, as one could argue it points out flaws in Major League Baseball’s drug policy. But at field level — which is all that matters, right? — the Orioles’ playoff hopes hardly have...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis Suspended for 25 Games for Amphetamine Use

At a time when they cannot afford to lose a big offensive contributor, the Baltimore Orioles have suffered a potentially season changing blow. Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun was the first to report the news via Twitter that Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been suspended for 25 games for the usage of amphetamines. The […]
Via On-Base Talk
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Chris Davis Suspended

Following a positive test for amphetamines the 2013 home run king, Chris Davis has been suspended without pay for 25 games. This is just another recent blow to the AL East leading Baltimore Orioles who have seen injuries mount in the last 2 months. After leading baseball in home runs last season and being considered a MVP candidate with a .286/.370/.634 slash line in 2013. Davis...
Via TopSportsReport
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Chris Davis suspended 25 games

The Baltimore Orioles have suffered a major blow to the remainder of their regular season, and even the start of the postseason. On Friday, first baseman Chris Davis was suspended by Major League Baseball for 25 games for testing positive for an amphetamine without pay. Davis, 28, was an All-Star last year who finished third in the American League MVP voting. The penalty is effective...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles News: Chris Davis suspended for amphetamines

Baltimore Orioles power hitter and first baseman Chris Davis has been suspended for 25 games, effective immediately, for testing positive for amphetamines, as first reported by Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. The suspension includes the postseason, meaning that Davis will not return to the team until after the ninth game in.#454820316 / gettyimages.comAccording to Baltimore beat...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis suspended 25 games for amphetamines

Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will serve a 25-game suspension after testing positive for amphetamines, effective immediately. The Orioles lead the AL East by 10 games with 17 to play. Assuming the O’s make the playoffs, the suspension could lead deep into the postseason. After leading baseball with 53 home runs in 2013, Davis is hitting .196 with 26 homers this season. This...
Via DC Sports-Kings
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis suspended 25 games for testing positive

http://sports-kings.com/readingbetweentheseams/baltimore-orioles-chris-davis-suspended-25-games-for-testing-positive/ Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
Via Sports-Kings
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Slugger Chris Davis Suspended 25 Games

Baltimore Orioles 1st Baseman Chris Davis did a no-no. He managed to get suspended for 25-games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for an amphetamine.And it appears it all could easily have avoided.Davis mentioned in a statement released by the MLBPA that he made a big mistake by taking Adderall and that he had permission to use it in the past but did not seek the exemption...
Via Online Sports Guys
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Chris Davis Suspended 25 Games For Amphetamines

Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been suspended for 25 games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for amphetamines. The suspension includes the postseason. The Orioles have 17 games left and appear headed to the AL East crown with ease, so the suspension will bleed into at least the ALDS. Should the Orioles play more than eight postseason games, Davis will again be...
Via Geeks and Cleats
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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