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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.283
 
Career Avg.
.266
Name  Chris Davis
Born  3/17/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  230
Number  19
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  R
4/13/2014 8:11:00 PM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis crushed his first homer of the season Sunday afternoon.
Insight: Davis went 11 games without one to start the year, but we know his homers come in bunches and he could have a big week ahead.
 
4/8/2014 8:16:00 PM
Description: We're eight games into the season and Baltimore 1B Chris Davis is still in search of his first homer.
Insight: By the eighth game last year, Davis already had five longballs. The good news is that he has gone 9-for-23 with three doubles and five RBI over his last six games.
 
4/8/2014 9:55:00 AM
Description: Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis is 8-for-23 (.348) with three homers and a 1.227 OPS versus Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova..
Insight: Davis is still homerless this season, but a favorable matchup and a 20 mph wind blowing out to center field may change that.
 
4/5/2014 9:26:00 AM
Description: Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis is 4-for-12 (.333) with three homers and a 1.417 OPS versus Detroit hurler Rick Porcello.
Insight: Davis is homerless this season, but a favorable matchup and a strong wind blowing out at Comerica Park makes the slugger a good play on Saturday.
 
4/2/2014 10:07:00 AM
Description: Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis is 11-for-30 (.367) with a pair of long balls against Boston right-hander John Lackey.
Insight: Davis was hitless in the opener, but has a favorable matchup on Wednesday. He bashed seven homers against Boston in 2013. That was the most he had against any team.
 
3/31/2014 12:24:00 PM
Description: Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis has struggled mightily against Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester.
Insight: He's hitting just .125 against Lester in 24 career at bats. Despite his struggles against Lester, Davis bashed seven homers against Boston in 2013. That was the most he had against any team.
 
1/19/2014 10:32:00 AM
Description: O's first baseman Chris Davis got a nice raise on Friday. His new one-year deal is worth $10.35 million. SOURCE: Eduardo Encina, Baltimore Sun
Insight: Davis earned $3.3 million last season. The deal ensures that Davis and the O's won't go to arbitration. Davis (.286, 53 HR, 138 RBI) won't be a candidate for free agency until after the 2015 season.
 
9/29/2013 3:35:00 PM
Description: Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis left Sunday's game against Boston because of a sprained wrist. SOURCE: Rich Dubroff, Comcast Sportsnet Baltimore
Insight: The injury occurred when Jacoby Ellsbury ran into Davis on a play at first base. Davis will finish the year with a league-best 53 HR and 138 RBI. He's expected to be the runner-up to Miguel Cabrera in American League MVP voting.
 
9/26/2013 9:22:00 AM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis missed Thursday's game with a sore foot, but is expected to play on Friday.
Insight: Davis is finishing off a "career" year, batting .285 with 52 HR, 137 RBI and 102 runs scored with a 1.000 OPS.
 
9/19/2013 10:53:00 AM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis had the game-winning hit in the 12th inning Wednesday night at Boston and is 11-for-26 (.423) with two homers against Thursday's starter Jon Lester.
Insight: Davis has three homers, 10 RBI and a .968 OPS over his last eight games after hitting .176 with one homer the first nine games this month. He's had a monster season, batting .292 with 51 home runs, 134 RBI and a 1.020 OPS.
 
9/13/2013 9:55:00 PM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis went deep for the 50th time Friday against Toronto.
Insight: He's the first player to reach 50 homers since Jose Bautista did it for the Blue Jays in 2010. According to ESPN's Stats and Information, Davis is the third player in MLB history to hit 40 doubles and 50 homers in the same season (Albert Belle and Babe Ruth are the other two). Davis is now tied with Brady Anderson for the Orioles' single season home run record.
 
9/10/2013 10:28:00 PM
Description: Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis broke out of a slump with two hits, a homer, two RBI, two walks and two runs Tuesday against the Yankees.
Insight: Davis was 8-for-45 (.178) with one home run in his last 12 games. He has 49 home runs with 18 games to go, so he should become the first man since Jose Bautista in 2010 to reach 50 longballs.
 
9/6/2013 10:28:00 PM
Description: Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis had a big night Friday against Chicago.
Insight: Davis belted his league-leading 48th homer as part of a three-hit evening. The 27-year-old needs two more jacks to tie Brady Anderson's team record for home runs in a single season.
 
9/6/2013 1:19:00 PM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is hitless in 11 at-bats against Chicago left-hander John Danks.
Insight: Davis leads the majors in homers (47) and is second in RBI with 122 while batting a career-high .294. Obviously, he's got to be in there every day, but don't expect much.
 
8/28/2013 10:06:00 AM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is 9-for-23 (.391) versus Boston right-hander John Lackey.
Insight: Davis leads the majors in homers (46) and is second in RBI with 118 while batting a career-high .302. Obviously, he's a must start.
 
8/24/2013 11:43:00 AM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has struck out five of the eight times against Oakland starter Jarrod Parker.
Insight: On the other hand, the other three at-bats resulted in a double and two home runs. Davis leads the majors in homers (46) and is second in RBI with 117.
 
Hot8/21/2013 10:20:00 PM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis slugged his 46th homer of the season Wednesday against the Rays.
Insight: He also stole his first base of the season and scored two runs. Davis leads the majors in homers and is second in RBI with 116.
 
Hot8/21/2013 11:02:00 AM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is a career .417 hitter (10-for-24) against Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson.
Insight: Davis is producing at an MVP level batting .306 with 45 homers, 115 RBI and a league-leading .685 slugging percentage.
 
Hot8/18/2013 5:58:00 PM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis remained hot Sunday with four hits and a homer against the Rockies.
Insight: Davis scored three runs, giving him 89 this season to go with 45 homers, 115 RBI and a .306 average. The first baseman has seven home runs this month.
 
Hot8/10/2013 7:55:00 PM
Description: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis went 1-for-5 with a solo homer Saturday. It was his 42nd of the year.
Insight: Davis has five home runs in his last 10 games and driven in seven runs over his last four. The slugger stands in the way of Miguel Cabrera producing a second straight Triple Crown -- while Cabrera leads the AL in batting average, he trails Davis by seven homers and the two are tied with 109 RBI apiece.
 

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