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Three options for Chris Davis after his disastrous season

Three options for Chris Davis after his disastrous season

Chris Davis, the disaster within the disaster that was the 2018 Orioles season — the worst in the team’s history and the source of more misery than the Jones Falls after a deluge — must be the most self-conscious man in the country. I mean, wouldn’t you be?

A few years ago, he was Crush. Now he’s Crash. (And even that nickname doesn’t work because it’s already taken, permanently engraved in baseball culture by Kevin Costner’s portrayal of a minor-league catcher by that name in “Bull Durham.”)

I won’t go into the statistics because they are too shocking and painful to put into print again. Besides, by now, everybody knows about Chris Davis and his epic collapse as a slugger,...

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