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Analysis: Thoughts on the Orioles re-signing Chris Davis

Analysis: Thoughts on the Orioles re-signing Chris Davis

Here's what our reporters and editors think of the Orioes re-signing Chris Davis to a seven-year, $161 million deal:

Josh Land, Orioles editor: In this wacky offseason where Jeff Samardzija got $90 million, Jason Heyward got $184 million and Justin Upton and Yoenis Cespedes are left waiting for scraps, Chris Davis did the wise thing in returning to the Orioles. It was clear from the team's winter-meetings offer of $150 million that the club valued Davis more than everyone else and the megadeal many expected him to receive wasn't going to be found outside Baltimore. Few expected the Orioles to be able to retain their core with Matt Wieters, Davis and Darren O'Day...

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