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Chris Davis | First Baseman | #19

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/17/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 230
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Navarro (TX) JC
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 5 (0) / TEX
Contract: view contract details

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Chris Davis (oblique) had two PRP injections on Tuesday to help speed his recovery.
Davis has yet to resume baseball activities since being placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right oblique on June 14. He is hoping to be cleared for such work in the next few days. There is no concrete timetable for his recovery, but he could potentially return before the All-Star Break if he does not hit a setback. Jun 21 - 4:55 PM

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Chris Davis (oblique) said Saturday that he'll likely be sidelined for another 7-10 days before he's able to resume baseball activities.

That's assuming that the swelling subsides as anticipated. It's unclear after that how much time he'll need to get back in the swing of things and whether or not he'll require a minor league rehab assignment.
Jun 17 - 1:10 PM

Orioles placed 1B Chris Davis on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right oblique muscle.

Davis was forced out on Monday due to the right oblique strain. That injury was subsequently confirmed by an MRI. There is no current timetable for the slugger's return, but oblique injuries can sometimes require an extended recovery period. Trey Mancini could be in for a starting run at first base until Davis is healthy enough to return to action. Daily Slant: After disappointing most of the DFS community last night, the Orioles are in a sneaky bounce-back spot against Miguel Gonzalez. The right-hander is allowing hard contact rates of at least 33% to both right and left handed bats, while also owning soft contact rates no higher than 15.6%. He's also struggling to miss bats with a lowly 13.0 K% and doesn't do a great job of keeping the ball on the ground (37.9 GB%), so the power upside here is notable.
Jun 14 - 4:31 PM

An MRI confirmed that Chris Davis is dealing with a strained right oblique muscle.

Davis is out of the Orioles' lineup on Tuesday night against the White Sox and will likely be placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday. Trey Mancini is filling in at first base on Tuesday versus Chicago and could be the O's primary starter there over the next couple weeks.
Jun 13 - 5:48 PM

MLB Network's Jon Morosi reports that Chris Davis (oblique) is expected to be placed on the 10-day disabled list.

Orioles manager Buck Showalter indicated as much after Monday's game in which Davis exited with a right oblique strain. We should find out officially on Davis' status sometime this afternoon.
Jun 13 - 10:58 AM

Chris Davis (oblique) will undergo an MRI on Tuesday.

Davis was lifted from Monday's game against the White Sox with a right oblique strain and Orioles manager Buck Showalter indicated after the contest that the first baseball might be sidelined for a while. We'll know for sure Tuesday, but a trip to the disabled list looks like an inevitability here.
Jun 12 - 11:59 PM

Chris Davis was lifted from Monday's game against the White Sox with a right oblique strain.

Davis lined out with the bases loaded to end the top of the third inning and then didn't take the field for the bottom of the frame. The Orioles should have more on Davis' status after the game, but oblique strains almost always lead to stints on the disabled list.
Jun 12 - 10:13 PM

Chris Davis hit his 14th home run of the season in Saturday's loss to the Yankees.

Davis had just one of the Orioles' two hits against Yankees starter Luis Severino, launching the homer with two outs in the seventh inning. His 14 homers are nice, but they come with 94 strikeouts in 59 games. The 31-year-old is hitting .227/.324/.469 in those 59 games.
Jun 11 - 1:16 AM

Chris Davis homered in his second straight game Thursday, a win over the Red Sox.

After a prolonged slump, Davis has now found the seats in two consecutive games, giving him 12 homers on the year. He also struck out twice in Thursday's game, his 80th and 81st strikeouts on the year. Such is the essence of Davis -- plenty of homers, but plenty of strikeouts, too. When he's bad, the occasional homer isn't worth the downside, but he appears to be trending in the right direction in recent days.
Jun 1 - 10:52 PM

Chris Davis went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in Wednesday's trouncing of the Yankees.

He laced a single to center field that plated Mark Trumbo in the third inning, then plated Trumbo again by hitting a home run in the seventh inning. The longball was his 11th of the season to go with a .229 batting average and 21 RBI.
May 31 - 11:37 PM

Chris Davis launched his 10th home run of the season Wednesday in the Orioles' loss to the Twins.

Davis took Twins starter Jose Berrios deep in the bottom of the seventh and so did Jonathan Schoop, but they were both solos shots and Baltimore ultimately fell 4-3. Davis has an .825 OPS and he's currently on pace for 36 home runs.
May 24 - 4:09 PM

Chris Davis homered in the 12th and 13th innings as the Orioles outlasted the Tigers 13-11 on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.

Davis first made his presence felt with an RBI double in the O's seven-run third inning. He then hit a go-ahead solo shot in the 12th and reclaimed the lead for Baltimore with a two-run blast off former Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez in the top of the 13th. Davis finished the marathon victory 3-for-5 with four RBI, two walks, and three runs scored. He has four home runs and seven RBI over his last three games.
May 17 - 12:49 AM

Chris Davis crushed his sixth homer of the season as the Orioles fell to the Royals on Sunday afternoon in Kansas City.

Davis also singled and drew three walks, reaching base safely in all five of his plate appearances. His solo shot off of Chris Young got the O's on the board in the second inning with the game's first run. With Sunday's fine effort, he's now slashing a healthy .252/.368/.445 with six homers on the season, but he has only driven in 11 runs.
May 14 - 7:29 PM

Chris Davis hit his fifth home run of the season in Saturday's loss to the Royals.

The homer was Davis' only hit in four at-bats. It's been tough going for the first baseman this year, as he had nine homers and 25 RBI at this time a year ago. Through 34 games, the 31-year-old is hitting .239/.345/.410 with nine RBI and his five homers.
May 13 - 11:01 PM

Chris Davis swatted his fourth home run of the season on Friday, powering the Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the White Sox.

David crushed his solo homer off of White Sox' starter Miguel Gonzalez in the fourth inning, increasing the O's lead to 2-0. He also singled twice and drew a walk, finishing the night 3-for-3 with a pair of runs scored. After his impressive night, Davis is now hitting .250/.354/.427 with four homers and seven RBI.
May 5 - 10:27 PM

Depth Charts

C1Welington Castillo
2Caleb Joseph
1B1Chris Davis
2B1Jonathan Schoop
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Ruben Tejada
3Paul Janish
3B1Manny Machado
2Ryan Flaherty
LF1Hyun Soo Kim
2Joey Rickard
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Seth Smith
2Craig Gentry
3Anthony Santander
DH1Mark Trumbo
2Trey Mancini
Starting Pitcher
S1Chris Tillman
2Kevin Gausman
3Dylan Bundy
4Wade Miley
5Ubaldo Jimenez
Relief Pitcher
R1Zach Britton
2Darren O'Day
3Brad Brach
4Mychal Givens
5Alec Asher
6Richard Bleier
7Mike Wright
8Donnie Hart
9Stefan Crichton