PITTSBURGH -- Before Orioles slugger Chris Davis left for PNC Park on Tuesday, he made a proclamation to his wife.
Davis was giving himself a mulligan for the first seven weeks of the season.
“I told Jill, I’m just going to start over. I’m going to start the season over today,” Davis said. “And that’s kind of what I did.”
After striking out in the first and hitting a single in the fourth, Davis’ 2014 officially began again with a flourish -- three home runs in his next three at-bats against three different pitchers as the Orioles battered the Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-2, before an announced 22,787.
The power output...