Chris Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Davis says teammates put suspension behind them

    CSN Baltimore "Chris Davis got back on the field for the Orioles on Wednesday, and it was an excellent feeling. “I don’t think it was nerve wracking. It was almost kind of relieving just to kind of be out there and be with everybody, to be on the field, to be a part of team activities,” Davis said. “I..." February 26

  • Chris Davis shifting his strategy at the plate

    Masn "Major League Baseball has officially awarded the 2017 All-Star Game to the Miami Marlins. It's also convinced that the Orioles moved back to St. Louis. That's three straight National League cities, and Washington could make it four in a row in 2018. However, MLB is trying to be "fair" by..." February 14

  • Chris Davis discusses Adderall use for first time

    CSN Baltimore "For the first time since his 25-game suspension was announced, Chris Davis talked about Adderall at Saturday's FanFest. He hadn’t discussed it before, Davis said, because he didn’t want to take the focus off his teammates during last season’s postseason. Davis will report to Sarasota, Fla. for..." February 01

  • Suspended 1B Davis cleared to use Adderall "Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis, who was suspended 25 games in September for testing positive for amphetamines, has received clearance from Major League Baseball to use Adderall in the 2015 season, manager Buck Showalter told reporters Tuesday. Davis blamed his violation of MLB's drug..." December 17

  • Davis' suspension could last into 2015 season

    CSN Baltimore "Chris Davis sat silently in the Orioles’ clubhouse after Tuesday night’s game. Fully dressed, Davis was on a couch as his teammates tried to rationalize their shocking three games to none deficit in the American League Championship Series. Davis is completing his 25-game suspension for..." October 15

  • Orioles' Davis helps flip an overturned truck in accident

    Fox Sports "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..." September 16

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    mlb has ruled to allow orioles to place davis on alcs roster while still under ban. so he will be eligible for end of alcs.

  • Chris Davis Suspended 25 Games After Testing Positive for Amphetamines

    The Big Lead "The Baltimore Orioles are cruising to their first American League East title since 1997, however the good vibes in Camden Yards appear like they’re going to take a hit with Chris Davis handed a 25-game suspension for amphetamine use Friday morning. From a logistics standpoint, the Orioles have..." September 12

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

    Baltimore Sun "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..." June 24

  • Could Chris Davis return to Orioles lineup on Sunday?

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles first baseman Chris Davis played in his first minor league rehabilitation assignment at Double-A Bowie on Saturday night, and could be activated as soon as Sunday, the first day he is eligible to come off the disabled list. Davis played nine innings at first base at Prince George's..." May 11

  • Chris Davis back, Matt Wieters to DL "The Baltimore Orioles made a pair of roster moves Sunday, activating star first baseman Chris Davis from the 15-day disabled list and placing catcher Matt Wieters on the DL. Davis, who spent the minimum time sidelined with a strained left side, was in the starting lineup and batting third..." May 11

  • Orioles' Chris Davis could begin minor league rehab assignment Saturday

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, who is currently on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique muscle, could potentially begin a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment Saturday at one of the club's nearby affiliates. After the Orioles' 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on..." May 09

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Chris Davis took 20 swings in cage today and felt good. Will hit on field tomorrow #orioles

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Davis did light exercises before game. "Its still-I don’t want 2 say in the infant stage-but its good he’s gotten 2 that point," Buck said.

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    Brittany Ghiroli @Britt_Ghiroli

    Chris Davis got a Cortisone injection in his oblique yesterday. Plans on traveling with team to Minn/TB while on the DL. #orioles

  • Orioles to place Chris Davis on DL with oblique strain "The Orioles will put All-Star first baseman Chris Davis on the disabled list after the results of Saturday's MRI revealed a left oblique strain that's more serious than the club originally had hoped. "It's kind of crazy, because I don't feel terrible," said Davis, who exited Friday's game after..." April 27

  • Chris Davis leaves game with left oblique strain "Orioles first baseman Chris Davis had to leave Friday night's game early due to a strained left oblique muscle. He appeared to injure himself on a flyout to right field during the third inning, as he clearly reacted immediately after his swing. "We'll know more about it (Saturday)," Davis said..." April 26

  • Chris Davis still without home run this season

    CSN Baltimore "Don’t you just love how early-season baseball stats can be inflated? You know, the whole so-and-so “is on a pace” to do something ridiculous. Like the San Francisco Giants’ Brandon Belt — a great name for a slugger, by the way — is on a pace for about 100 home runs. Or, on the other hand, the..." April 09

  • Does Freeman's contract mean more for Davis?

    CSN Baltimore "If you’re thinking that Freddie Freeman’s eight-year, $135 million comparison is an approximation of what the Orioles might have to pay Chris Davis, it’s not a bad assumption. The Atlanta Braves’ first baseman, who is two years younger than Davis, reached an agreement on Tuesday. Atlanta..." February 05

  • O's offered Chris Davis deal "Baltimore Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team offered slugger Chris Davis a long-term deal this offseason -- a claim that seemed to surprise baseball's reigning home run king. Duquette, speaking Saturday at the team's annual FanFest, said that contract talks with Davis..." February 02

  • Chris Davis agrees with Orioles "The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with home run king Chris Davis for $10.35 million, avoiding arbitration. Davis led the majors last season with 53 home runs and 138 RBIs, both career highs. He earned $3.3 million. The 27-year-old Davis played in 160 games,..." January 19

  • Is this the time for Davis, Wieters extensions?

    CSN Baltimore "During the next few weeks, the Orioles will presumably try and work out long-term extensions for Chris Davis and Matt Wieters. This is the time; it’s arbitration season. Some players say that they don’t want to discuss contracts during the season. Adam Jones and the Orioles worked a long-term..." January 15

  • Orioles will tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players including Reimold

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles don’t have to make an official decision for a week, but they will tender contracts to all nine of their arbitration eligible players, according to the club’s top executive. “We are planning on tendering those guys,” said Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette. “Most of the..." November 25

  • MLB announces 2013 Silver Slugger winners "All year long, they went deep and they found the gaps, and baseball's best batsmen of 2013 connected one more time on Wednesday night, collecting The Silver Slugger Awards for their offensive performances this season. With the Yankees' Robinson Cano picking up a fourth consecutive silver bat..." November 07

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    Rich Dubroff @RichDubroffCSN

    #Orioles Chris Davis wins AL Silver Slugger Award for first basemen.

  • Chris Davis' single in 12th inning lifts Orioles over Red Sox, 5-3

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles' extra-inning battles in Boston last season helped build this franchise a new foundation of winning against the big bad Red Sox. And this year's version of the Orioles never needed a victory at Fenway Park as badly as it did Wednesday night. A day after setting a club record with..." September 19

  • Chris Davis' record homer helps Orioles defeat the Red Sox 3-2

    Baltimore Sun "On a night when slugger Chris Davis made Orioles history with his 51st home run of the season – setting a single-season franchise record – the team's hero was its unheralded hottest hitter. The Orioles beat the Red Sox 3-2 on Tuesday night fueled by Danny Valencia’s lead-off triple in the ninth..." September 18

  • Keeping Mitch Moreland over Chris Davis proving to be costly mistake for Rangers

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers’ decision to keep Mitch Moreland and trade Chris Davis looked worse than ever Saturday. Moreland struck out in all three at-bats during a crushing 1-0 loss to American League West-leading Oakland at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Davis is having an epic season for Baltimore. Moreland..." September 15

  • Davis, Jones go long, Hunter the save as Orioles win 4-2 over Rays

    CSN Baltimore "Tommy Hunter isn’t used to these situations. Ninth inning up by two runs two runners on. Tampa Bay’s Kelly Johnson took off for second. If he made it the Rays would have the tying run on second. Matt Wieters had other ideas. He fired the ball to J.J. Hardy who slapped the tag on Johnson to..." August 22

  • Davis, Jones power Orioles to 7-2 win over Rockies

    CSN Baltimore "After a four-game losing streak the Orioles look as if they’re coming back to life. With crucial series against Tampa Bay and Oakland this week the Orioles have to win consistently. On Sunday they took their second straight over the Colorado Rockies and ended interleague play with a 7-2 win..." August 18

  • Chris Davis' 41st homer sparks Orioles to a 10-3 win over Padres

    Baltimore Sun "When Chris Davis stepped to the plate in the eighth inning of a tie game against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday afternoon he had already stranded four baserunners including three in scoring position. But in his fourth at-bat Davis wasted little time blasting left-handed reliever Colt Hynes’..." August 08

  • Davis ends homerless streak and helps Orioles to a 4-3 win over Astros

    Baltimore Sun "Chris Davis hasn't allowed his post-All-Star break slump sap his sense of humor so the Orioles slugger could joke about hitting his first home run of the second half Tuesday night — the decisive blow in the Orioles' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros. “Oh I'm so happy” Davis deadpanned. “I can go..." July 31

  • That time the Nationals were interested in Chris Davis

    Washington Post "In 2011, Chris Davis was a 25-year-old hitter who toggled between the Texas Rangers and the minors. He clobbered minor league pitching, but couldn’t stick in the majors. Entering that season, the Nationals were searching for a first baseman after Adam Dunn left for the Chicago White Sox through..." July 16

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    .@Buster_ESPN reported on telecast that Chris Davis opened callous on his right hand after 2nd swing in 2nd rnd. Has hand wrapped. #Orioles

  • Captains announce HR Derby participants on Monday "Three sluggers who have made the finals of the annual All-Star Home Run Derbywill be back on stage next Monday at Citi Field to try to capture another trophy. To achieve that goal, though, they'll have to fend off a talented group of challengers, including the Major League home run leader. It..." July 08

  • Davis drives in three to lead Orioles over White Sox 4-2

    CSN Baltimore "Chris Davis drove in three runs with a two-run double and his major league leading 32nd home run to lead the Orioles to a 4-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. With the score tied at 2 in the eighth, Nick Markakis led off with a single off former Orioles..." July 04

  • Davis caps off powerful Orioles' 9-6 comeback over Nats

    CSN Baltimore "Again, the Orioles looked defeated. Down by four runs, and watching Ryan Zimmerman hit, an unlikely comeback began. By the time it was over, Chris Tillman’s awful night was forgotten and the loudest crowd of the season at Oriole Park was cheering its head off. Down by 6-2, Nick Markakis hit..." May 30

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    Eduardo A. Encina @EddieInTheYard

    Chris Davis came up lame after running through first base. Wasnt putting any weight right leg as he hobbled into dugout.#orioles

  • Chris Davis says he's not proud of bat-snapping

    Baltimore Sun "When Orioles first baseman Chris Davis flailed at a changeup in the dirt Tuesday for the last out of the third inning, he says he was really frustrated. So he snapped. And so did his bat. Over Davis' knee in one quick motion. "It was misbehaving, so I put him in timeout," Davis said about..." April 18

  • Orioles' Chris Davis hits slam joins Willie Mays in historic club

    USA Today "Chris Davis extended his torrid start with a grand slam and five RBI, and the Baltimore Orioles used a five-run eighth inning to beat Minnesota 9-5 Friday in their home opener. Davis became the fourth player in major league history to homer in his first four games of the season, joining Willie..." April 06

  • Chris Davis wants to go from defensive disappointment to 'Team Gold Glove'

    Baltimore Sun "Chris Davis blames himself. He came to the Orioles in 2011 with the reputation of being a pretty good defensive first baseman during his formative years with the Texas Rangers, but he never looked comfortable at first base last season and only played one game there after May 28. "I have not..." February 24