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  • Boras says extensions for Davis and Wieters aren't a focus right now

    Boras says extensions for Davis and Wieters aren't a focus right now
    Agent Scott Boras, who represents Orioles first baseman Chris Davis and catcher Matt Wieters, was with some of his clients during Monday’s media scrum and fielded questions. Asked whether he is having any dialogue with Orioles executive vice...
  • Chris Davis set a home run goal before season — but he's not sharing it

    Chris Davis set a home run goal before season — but he's not sharing it
    Orioles slugging first baseman Chris Davis has already topped his personal record for most home runs in a big league season and tied the American League mark with 37 before the All-Star break. He's bested all major leaguers in All-Star votes, and you...
  • The magic of records and the integrity of baseball

    The magic of records and the integrity of baseball
    Major League Baseball's suspension of 13 players in its most recent attempt to address the use of performance-enhancing drugs, including an unprecedented 211-game suspension of its highest-paid player, Alex Rodriguez, is a welcome sign that the game is...
  • Orioles slugger Chris Davis' breakthrough season has broad appeal, historic company

    Orioles slugger Chris Davis' breakthrough season has broad appeal, historic company
    Hank Aaron never hit as many as 53 home runs in a season. Neither did Ted Williams, Lou Gehrig, Frank Robinson nor Mike Schmidt. So with 53 homers going into the final game, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is not only the most prolific single-season...
  • Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
  • Chris Davis discusses steroids: 'I have never taken them. I have no reason to'

    Chris Davis discusses steroids:  'I have never taken them. I have no reason to'
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis understands that there are going to be whispers, and that those will grow louder if he continues his torrid home run pace. He is, after all, a muscle-rippling power hitter with video-game home run totals. He knows the...
  • Chris Davis breaks Brady Anderson's first-half homer mark

    Chris Davis breaks Brady Anderson's first-half homer mark
    Leading off the second inning, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis sent Yankees starter Hideki Kuroda’s 2-1 pitch into the left field seats for his major league-leading 31st home run this season. Davis broke former Orioles outfielder Brady Anderson&...
  • A look at a few stats surrounding Chris Davis' record start

    A look at a few stats surrounding Chris Davis' record start
    We will see history tonight if Chris Davis, who had four home runs in his first four games, hits another homer. If the hottest hitter in baseball puts another out of the ballpark, he will become the first player in major league history to hit a home run...
  • Stability, faith help Chris Davis unlock power for Orioles

    Stability, faith help Chris Davis unlock power for Orioles
    The power? That blunt-force ability to lay wood to a baseball and propel it 400, 420, 450 feet? He had it even when he was a boy. Came from God, as far as he's concerned. Harnessing it? Well, that's the work of Chris Davis' life. There’s a...
  • Will Davis set the "legitimate" all-time major league record for home runs?

    Will Davis set the "legitimate" all-time major league record for home runs?
    As Orioles slugger Chris Davis sits here in early July with 33 homers and 85 runs batted in, precisely as many as he had in each of those categories in all of last season, it seems like a foregone conclusion that if he stays healthy he will break Brady...
  • Chris Davis to participate in the Home Run Derby for the American League

    Chris Davis to participate in the Home Run Derby for the American League
    After slugging his way to a major league-high 33 home runs — five more than the next highest total and nine more than the third — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will have the opportunity to showcase his power in front of a national audience...
  • With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents

    With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents
    Chris Davis groans at the mere mention of it. “I think it's becoming the new trend,” the Orioles first baseman says. “I'm not a big fan.” He's talking about the shifts that have swept through baseball in recent years as teams...