CHRIS DAVIS NEWS

Where Chris Davis is Really Struggling

It’s not so bad in the bigger picture. Since the start of last season, Chris Davis has been worth more than seven wins, equal on our pages to the contribution from Jayson Werth. That’s not quite superstar-level, but that’s pretty damned good, and you’d think just based on that that the Orioles are pleased with […]
Via Fangraphs
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Hunter Harvey, Chris Davis, Ubaldo Jimenez

The Baltimore Orioles entered Thursday night's game with a record of 60-46, two and a half games ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East. The Orioles are in good position in the division and American League despite being in the middle of the pack in ERA and 10th in runs scored. But two important pieces, Chris Davis and Ubaldo Jimenez, are needed for the Orioles...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Chris Davis, Ubaldo Jimenez

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was missing from the team's lineup last night after experiencing flu-like symptoms, reports Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports. While the major league team pulled off a 12-inning win, Ubaldo Jimenez made a rehab start for Single A Aberdeen, going 4 2/3 innings and giving up one unearned run on five hits.Kubatko quoted manager Buck Showalter...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis hits a solo homer in top of 10th as Orioles beat the Mariners, 2-1

Facing Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez, who is on a historic run of dominating hitters, wasn’t fun for Chris Davis early. The Orioles first baseman struck out in his first two at-bats against Hernandez and was hitless in three plate appearances against him Friday night. “At times it felt like he was just kind of playing around out there,” Davis said. “That’s how...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Orioles are in first place, and Davis hasn’t even gotten going yet

Chris Davis Orioles – Photo Credit – Keith Allison   After a monster season in 2013, one where he was named an All-Star for the first time in his career, Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis missed the festivities last night. Going into the All-Star break,  Davis has been a shell of himself. He is batting only .199 with 15 Home Runs and 48 Runs Batted In. This is coming off...
Via Hot Stove MLB
16 days ago  |  Discuss

13 players key to their teams’ second-half success

MLB teams don’t get a do-over after the All-Star break. Yet several clubs contending for division titles and playoff spots need turnarounds from a key player or two to improve their chances at the postseason. Just about every contender is in such a position despite disappointing performances from hitters or pitchers that have been major contributors in the past. Among the division...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Power Rankings: AL West rivals jostle for top spot

1 Athletics 59-36 The Angels and Mariners aren't making things easy in the AL West, but at the All-Star break there is no team better in the majors than the A's. 2 Angels 57-37 Entering the break as the hottest team in baseball, the Angels are looking to make the second half one to remember as they battle the A's for the division title. 3 Tigers 53-38 +1 Released by Houston...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles hit three home runs in top of the 11th to beat the Nationals, 8-2

In an incredibly close contest between two evenly matched teams Monday night, the Orioles picked up an 8-2 victory in 11 innings against the Washington Nationals and, potentially, something much more important. The Orioles are hoping they also discovered a resurgent Chris Davis. The struggling slugger who had just two singles in his previous 38 at-bats, hit a full-count fastball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hitting just .201, Chris Davis is having an unprecedented slump

The Orioles will go into their series finale against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon with a one-game lead over the Toronto Blue Jays atop the American League East after Toronto lost in Oakland on Saturday night. While the Orioles are sitting pretty on top of the division, there’s one major question that becomes more perplexing by the day. What’s wrong with Chris Davis...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

After blowing lead, Orioles bounce back for 7-6 win over Red Sox in 12 innings

With his team going deep into another extra-inning game at Fenway Park, Orioles manager Buck Showalter scanned the dugout and saw first baseman Chris Davis. His mind immediately went back to that 17-inning game in 2012 when he was forced to call on Davis to pitch the club to victory. “I had some deja vu going,” Showalter said. “I’m going, ‘Come on.’” That victory...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Will Face One Of MLB’s Best Offenses With Orioles In Town (Video)

The Baltimore Orioles will be bringing one of baseball’s best offenses to Fenway Park for a three-game series starting Friday, but they’ll have to face the Boston Red Sox pitching staff. While Boston’s offense has been struggling, their pitching has been the bright spot during a lackluster 2014 season. Still, their job won’t be easy when they face the O’s. Baltimore has...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Most exciting walkoffs of the week

This week, we actually had an abundance of walk off wins…we’re in the golden age now, gang. Unfortunately, there weren’t exactly many game-winning homers getting blasted into the the sky, but we’ll have to make do for now. June 23rd, White Sox vs Orioles And of course, we start with that walk off homer – Chris Davis broke the heart of the White Sox with this blast off...
Via The Outside Corner
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB upholds Manny Machado’s five-game suspension

CBSSports.com The Baltimore Orioles announced Monday that third baseman Manny Machado has lost his appeal and will serve a five-game suspension for intentionally throwing his bat on the field against Oakland on June 8. Major League Baseball has upheld Manny Machado’s 5-game suspension. He will begin serving the suspension tonight. — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) June 30, 2014...
Via Sports-Glory
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bud Bash Homers Of The Week: Orioles Walk Off On Chris Davis Blast

First baseman Chris Davis was not in the starting lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Chicago White Sox, but that did not stop the Baltimore Orioles slugger from making an impact. Down by one run in the bottom of the ninth inning, Baltimore manager Buck Showalter called upon Davis to pinch-hit. Though he hasn’t put up the numbers he had in 2013, Davis came through in a big...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Davis rejoins Twitter

Picture via zimbio.com Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has rejoined the world of social media after deleting his Twitter account last July. Davis’ reason for leaving the site in the first place was that it “wasn’t for him”. With the amazing success Davis had last season, along came the steroid accusations from fans, which included tweets to him, which probably influenced...
Via DC Sports-Kings
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Trot Times for June 23, 2014

A vacation to San Diego is great for a lot of things — swimming in the ocean, enjoying some fish tacos, eating tri-tip nachos at Petco Park — but it is not great for keeping things up-to-date here at the Tater Trot Tracker. We’ll try to remedy that this week. In the meantime, we did get to enjoy this record-setting “trot” from Dee Gordon. 13.89 seconds!! Now let’s get...
Via Tater Trot Tracker
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Davis criticized himself, then hit a walk off homer

Chris Davis before the game Chris Davis on not being in starting lineup today: "Physically [I'm fine]. It's probably because I've been sucking lately." #orioles — Eduardo A. Encina (@EddieInTheYard) June 23, 2014 Chris Davis after the game
Via Bloguin Best
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Davis criticized himself, then hit a walk off homer

Chris Davis before the game Chris Davis on not being in starting lineup today: "Physically [I'm fine]. It's probably because I've been sucking lately." #orioles — Eduardo A. Encina (@EddieInTheYard) June 23, 2014 Chris Davis after the game
Via The Outside Corner
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Davis hits pinch-hit walk-off HR after being benched

Your browser does not support iframes. Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been struggling mightily at the plate this season. The 2013 American League home run champ is hitting just .219 with 13 home runs and 40 RBI — well behind his .286/53/138 pace last season. On Monday, Davis made Orioles fans forget about […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Davis hits walk-off, gets pied in return

Photo: www.twitter.com/Orioles   Last night’s Orioles-White Sox game was one to remember. There’s nothing better than a walk-off, but a pinch hit walk-off from the team’s former home run leader? Even better. Chris Davis’ game winning home run was the Orioles’ first pinch hit walk-off home run since Larry Sheets in 1988. With Davis’ walk-off, comes the traditional pie...
Via DC Sports-Kings
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Davis hits walk-off, three-run HR in Orioles' 6-4 victory over White Sox

Beginning in the fifth inning, Orioles slugger Chris Davis disappeared down the dugout tunnel to sneak in a few swings inside the batting cages below the seating bowl of Camden Yards, preparing himself in case he was needed in the late innings of Monday night's game against the Chicago White Sox. The bench hasn't been a familiar place for Davis, but mired in a 7-for-54 slump...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Davis crushes a pitch in walk-off style

Photo: NBCSports.com With the Baltimore Orioles trailing by one in the bottom of the ninth inning, O’s first baseman Chris Davis pinch hit with men on first and second. After falling behind 1-2 in the count, Davis battled to make it 3-2. On the seventh pitch of the at bat, Chicago White Sox reliever Ronald Belisario hung a slider, and Davis did what his nickname says he does,...
Via DC Sports-Kings
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis crushes a pitch in walk-off style

Photo: NBCSports.com With the Baltimore Orioles trailing by one in the bottom of the ninth inning, O’s first baseman Chris Davis pinch hit with men on first and second. After falling behind 1-2 in the count, Davis battled to make it 3-2. On the seventh pitch of the at bat, Chicago White Sox reliever Ronald Belisario hung a slider, and Davis did what his nickname says he does,...
Via DC Sports-Kings
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Replay-confirmed grand slam puts Rays in too deep a hole in loss to Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Davis hit a replay-delayed grand slam and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Tuesday night. Davis was awarded a slam off Erik Bedard (3-5) during a five-run third-inning after a video review showed his drive struck the foul pole. He reached second base on an opposite-field shot down the left-field line. The review that lasted 1...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The disappointing season of Chris Davis

Nobody expected Chris Davis to be able to match what he did last year when he hit over fifty homers and was worth 54 runs on offense. He was on my regression list to start the season and pretty much everyone else's. But I at least thought he would be better than what he has shown thus far. After 55 games, his offense has only been worth 2.4 runs on offense and his slugging...
Via The Flagrant Fan
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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