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American League Championship Series
Baltimore fans welcome back Chris Davis
Baltimore fans welcome back Chris Davis

First came Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays, his first competitive baseball game in 209 days. Then came the plane ride back to Baltimore late Wednesday night, when he realized his next game would be before a crowd that desperately missed him and his bat during the 2014 American League Championship Series run. With each moment Friday, from his ovation as he trotted down the orange carpet during introductions to his first two hits of the season, first baseman Chris Davis and Orioles fans moved further past the suspension that shortened his 2014 season and closer to what both sides hope will be a productive 2015. "I think the fans realize that Chris has missed it,...