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Chris Davis | First Baseman

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/17/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 232
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Chris Davis hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning of Thursday afternoon's loss to the White Sox.
Davis' home run came with two outs in the ninth inning off of Zach Duke and drew the Orioles to within 3-2. It would have tied the game, but the White Sox scored an insurance run in the top of the frame -- badly needed insurance, it would turn out. Davis now has three homers in his last two games. He remains your prototypical all-or-nothing slugger, with a .217/.292/.478 batting line, 11 long balls and 28 RBI. Enjoy the recent power surge while it lasts. May 28 - 4:12 PM

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Chris Davis hit two homers, including the game-winning blast, to propel the Orioles past the Astros 5-4 on Wednesday.

Davis connected on a two-run homer against Astros starter Collin McHugh in the fourth inning before launching a game-winning solo shot in the eighth. The multi-homer game was Davis' first this season. Davis is hitting just .216/.293/.464 with 10 homers and 26 RBI in the middle of the Orioles' lineup this season.
May 27 - 8:20 PM

Chris Davis is not in the Orioles' lineup Monday.

He'll take a day of rest against Astros ace Dallas Keuchel. Davis has a whopping 62 strikeouts in 40 games this season, though that's come with eight homers and 22 RBI.
May 25 - 10:22 AM

Chris Davis went 0-for-6 with four strikeouts in Saturday's 13-inning loss to the Marlins.

Giving six consecutive at-bats to Chris Davis is just asking for multiple strikeouts. Unfortunately for the Orioles, Davis didn't counteract the four strikeouts with any offensive pyrotechnics. The hit-less game dropped his season batting line to .210/.290/.427. He does have eight home runs and 21 driven in, but he doesn't offer much beyond the power.
May 23 - 11:17 PM

Chris Davis went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run as the Orioles defeated the Blue Jays on Monday.

Davis boosted the Orioles' lead to 3-0 with a two-run home run in the first inning off of Marco Estrada. That's home run number eight for Davis, whose power has come back after vanishing in 2014. He's also knocked in 21 runs while batting .252/.317/.523.
May 11 - 9:59 PM

Chris Davis fanned all four times he was up Thursday against the Yankees.

It's already Davis's third Golden Sombrero of the year, and he's fanned a whopping 15 times in six games this month. Still, he's somehow hitting .261 anyway. Something has to give if he keeps striking out at this rate, but enjoy it while it lasts.
May 7 - 10:36 PM

Chris Davis went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's loss to the Mets.

Davis led off the top of the ninth with the Orioles down two runs, facing closer Jeurys Familia. He belted a solo home run to the opposite field to cut the Mets' lead in half, but it wasn't enough. Davis has quietly racked up six home runs and 18 RBI with a .274/.344/.548 triple-slash line.
May 5 - 9:43 PM

Chris Davis had a rough night at the dish on Friday, going 0-for-3 with three strikeouts as the Orioles were shut out by the Rays.

Davis has now whiffed a whopping 32 times through his first 20 games. Even with the high strikeout totals, he's doing his best to put his rough 2014 season behind him, hitting a respectable .257/.326/.473 with five homers and 16 RBI.
May 1 - 9:49 PM

Chris Davis hit a solo home run in the eighth inning of Friday's loss to the Red Sox.

Davis' solo homer off of Junichi Tazawa in the eighth inning drew the Orioles to within 7-5, but they were unable to muster another run off the Red Sox bullpen. The home run was his third of the season, the RBI his eighth. He would finish 1-for-3 with two runs scored, plus a walk and a strikeout. Davis has now struck out 27 times in 16 games. He'll crank a fair number of home runs, but given his propensity to whiff, his average figures to remain in the low-.200's.
Apr 25 - 12:17 AM

Chris Davis took home the Golden Sombrero after striking out all four times he was up Thursday against the Blue Jays.

This makes a whopping 26 strikeouts in 15 games for Davis, a significant increase on his always prolific rate. He does have a reasonable .232 average anyway, but he won't maintain that striking out at this pace.
Apr 23 - 10:01 PM

Chris Davis slugged his second home run of the season Saturday in the Orioles' win over the Red Sox.

It was a two-run opposite field shot that sailed over the Green Monster. Davis also singled, though he struck out in his three other plate appearances. The 29-year-old is batting .256/.310/.487 with seven RBI and 18 strikeouts in 10 games this season for the O's.
Apr 18 - 7:42 PM

Chris Davis hit his first home run of the season against the Blue Jays on Saturday.

Davis smacked the solo shot off Aaron Sanchez in the first inning. He finished the game 2-for-4 with the home run and a single, plus a strikeout. The slugger missed the Orioles' opener serving the final game of a 25-game suspension for amphetamine use, but he looks no worse for the wear. The Orioles are hoping that Davis can bounce back from a 2014 campaign in which he hit just .196/.300/.404.
Apr 11 - 10:20 PM

Orioles reinstated 1B/OF/DH Chris Davis from the restricted list.

Davis missed Opening Day because he still had one game remaining on his 25-game amphetamine suspension from last year, but he'll be in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Rays. The 29-year-old slugger is coming off a disappointing 2914 season, but he's a very strong bounceback candidate.
Apr 7 - 3:32 PM

Chris Davis homered and doubled off Cole Hamels in Monday's rout.

Davis was just 2-for-19 this spring before busting out with three hits today. Of course, everyone on the Orioles hit today, as the team scored 16 runs, but it's still nice to see Davis having quality at-bats against a tough left-hander.
Mar 16 - 5:16 PM

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Friday that Chris Davis will get some playing time in right field this spring.

Davis has made 39 starts in the outfield during his career, though none of them have come over the last two seasons. It's just a matter of giving him some reps there just in case he might be needed at the position, as Davis is slated to be the regular first baseman.
Feb 27 - 1:54 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Steve Clevenger
1B1Chris Davis
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Ryan Flaherty
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Everth Cabrera
3B1Manny Machado
LF1Travis Snider
2David Lough
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Delmon Young
2Steve Pearce
DH1Jimmy Paredes
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Bud Norris
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Ubaldo Jimenez
6Mike Wright
7Tyler Wilson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Tommy Hunter
3Darren O'Day
4Brian Matusz
5Wesley Wright
6Brad Brach
7Jason Garcia
8Kevin Gausman
9Oliver Drake
10Chaz Roe