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Orioles thoughts and observations: Chris Davis' strikeouts, Miguel Gonzalez vs. Yankees and more
Orioles thoughts and observations: Chris Davis' strikeouts, Miguel Gonzalez vs. Yankees and more

First baseman Chris Davis struck out four times in the Orioles' 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Thursday night, giving him 44 strikeouts in 25 games this season. At his current rate, Davis is on pace to strike out 285 times over a 162-game season. The single-season record for strikeouts is held by former Orioles infielder Mark Reynolds, who struck out 223 times in 2009. Over his past seven games, Davis has 17 strikeouts in 25 at-bats. He has struck out multiple times in six of his past seven games. We all know Davis is especially strikeout-prone. He will acknowledge that he is a streaky hitter, one who also could go on a tear at any point. Even during his 53-homer...

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