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Orioles fans largely glad to see Chris Davis back, disappointed it took so long

Orioles fans largely glad to see Chris Davis back, disappointed it took so long

Orioles fans are glad to see that first baseman Chris Davis will remain in Baltimore long term after the 29-year-old slugger made his club-record seven-year, $161 million deal official Thursday, but there are mixed reactions regarding the events that led to his return.

Some were disappointed it took well into January to get a deal done, possibly hindering the team's ability to pursue other free agents to improve the team, and that it took more than the Orioles' initial $150 million offer to finalize an agreement with Davis' agent, Scott Boras.

Still, the way Davis spoke during his about his desire to remain in Baltimore — as well as his bond with the Orioles fan base...

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