Chris Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Orioles keeping slumping Chris Davis on bench

    ESPN "First baseman Chris Davis hasn't played since Monday for the Baltimore Orioles, and manager Buck Showalter indicated before Friday night's 2-0 loss to the Miami Marlins that he doesn't expect that to change anytime soon. "Chris is continuing with some things that..." June 16

  • Baltimore bar is offering free shots every time Chris Davis gets a hit

    Baltimore Sun "A bar in Baltimore is trying to lighten the mood around Orioles first baseman Chris Davis’ historically poor season, with the help of alcohol. Bartenders Pub at 2218 Boston St. is offering customers free Dr Pepper shooters for every hit Davis gets. The drinks are a mix of..." June 14

  • Chris Davis ‘disappointed’ at Orioles legend’s criticisms of him

    Baltimore Sun "In a stern rebuke laying out what his own Hall of Fame eyes tell him, Orioles broadcaster Jim Palmer used his platform on the team's postgame show after Wednesday's loss to the Chicago White Sox to lay out the issues he sees with slumping slugger Chris Davis. Palmer questioned..." May 24

  • Chris Davis' $161M Megadeal Has Spiraled into MLB's Worst Contract Bust

    Bleacher Report "It's unfair to pin the Baltimore Orioles' demise entirely on Chris Davis. He hasn't pitched since 2012, after all, so he has nothing to do with the 5.02 ERA at the heart of their 15-32 record. But when a team signs a guy to a seven-year, $161 million contract, it..." May 23

  • 'Not a lot of production,' but Chris Davis says leadoff still best spot for him, Orioles

    Baltimore Sun "First baseman Chris Davis went hitless in the three-game, season-opening series against the Minnesota Twins in his debut as the Orioles’ leadoff hitter. Manager Buck Showalter said after the team was blanked, 7-0, by Twins starter José Berríos and managed just five runs on 11 hits in the series..." April 02

  • Chris Davis plans to try to bunt against the shift

    Larry Brown Sports "Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is one of many left-handed power hitters who has been hindered significantly by defensive shifts. This year, however, he sounds intent on trying to counter that strategy. Davis said Wednesday that he thinks bunting against the shift is a sound..." March 28

  • Orioles' Davis undergoing MRI after dealing with sore forearm, elbow

    Masn "Orioles manager Buck Showalter said first baseman Chris Davis will undergo an MRI this afternoon on his right elbow/forearm area due to soreness that’s increased in severity over the past few days. Davis has been restricted to the designated hitter role to avoid throwing. He’s 2-for-13 with one..." March 03