Chris Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Orioles fans largely glad to see Chris Davis back, disappointed it took so long

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles fans are glad to see that first baseman Chris Davis will remain in Baltimore long term after the 29-year-old slugger made his club-record seven-year, $161 million deal official Thursday, but there are mixed reactions regarding the events that led to his return. Some were disappointed it..." January 25

  • O's boy! Chris Davis' club-record $161M deal official

    MLB.com "The Orioles announced the signing of Chris Davis to a club-record seven-year, $161 million contract on Thursday, with plans for an official news conference slated for 7 p.m. ET. Davis, who arrived in Baltimore earlier this week, agreed to terms over the weekend and spent the better portion of..." January 22

  • Orioles to pay Davis through 2037

    The Score "The Baltimore Orioles paid a steep price to bring back the muscle from their 2015 lineup, and according to reports, they'll be on the hook for that money well beyond the duration of Chris Davis' new contract. Davis will receive annual installments of $17 million per season over the duration of..." January 17

  • Chris Davis, Orioles agree to 7-year deal worth $161M

    ESPN "Chris Davis and the Orioles have agreed to a seven-year, $161 million deal for the slugger to remain in Baltimore, according to a report Saturday by the MLB Network. Davis, 29, spent parts of the last five seasons with Baltimore before filing for free agency after the 2015 season." January 17

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeyman

    Breaking: Chris Davis is heading back to the Orioles. sides are in agreement.

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Sources say #Orioles have grown increasingly frustrated with Chris Davis' demands and might be close to walking away.

  • Buck Showalter thinks Chris Davis has enough money

    NBC Sports "The Orioles have reportedly offered Chris Davis a $150 million deal to stay in Baltimore. Davis is reportedly still considering it while trying to see if there’s anything more than that available out there. It seems like that may be as good as he’ll do, but you never know. Either way, he’s a free..." January 14

  • What’s holding up huge paydays for Cespedes, other top sluggers

    New York Post "-Someone once wrote that, when contemplating multiple hypotheses, the one with the fewest assumptions should be selected. Now, it’s true the person who wrote that, William of Ockham, never saw Yoenis Cespedes play baseball. In William’s defense, he died in 1347. Yet as much of the baseball..." January 13

  • The Orioles need Chris Davis, and Davis might need the Orioles

    SB Nation "It's Jan. 12. Chris Davis is still a free agent even though he led the majors in homers with 47 in 2015, and is the overall league leader in dingers since becoming a full-time player in 2012. The Orioles are the only team that has been in sustained, serious discussion with him as far as anyone..." January 12

  • Buck Showalter 'wouldn't be surprised' if Chris Davis decision isn't until March

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles manager Buck Showalter hasn’t spoken to free agent first baseman Chris Davis recently — such discussions are now between team executives and his agent, Scott Boras — but he doesn’t expect a quick resolution to the free agency saga that seems to be plugging up the hitters market and his own..." January 11

  • Scott Boras is pitching Chris Davis as a regular corner outfielder

    Hardball Talk "The Orioles’ reported $150 million offer apparently hasn’t been enough to convince Chris Davis to come back, but his agent Scott Boras is trying to get creative in order to find a better offer from another team. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, Boras has been selling Davis “hard” as a regular..." January 09

  • Orioles reportedly holding firm on $154 million offer to Chris Davis

    Larry Brown Sports "The Baltimore Orioles are holding firm on their 7-year, $154 million offer to Chris Davis, according to a report. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reported the news about the O’s negotiations with the free agent slugger. It was reported in early December that the Orioles offered Davis a contract in..." January 06

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeyman

    Last heard, orioles were holding at 154/7 for Davis, but angelos wasn't OKing full-bore pursuit of gordon/cespedes/upton yet

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