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Orioles' Chris Davis strikes out eight times in series, says he's 'just not picking up the ball'

Orioles' Chris Davis strikes out eight times in series, says he's 'just not picking up the ball'

The Orioles were already struggling when they arrived in Houston this weekend, but first baseman Chris Davis thought he had begun to turn the corner. He felt like he was finally starting to see the ball well, and he believed the solo home run he hit off Twins right-hander Jose Berrios in the Orioles' series-ending loss to Minnesota at Camden Yards was a result to build on.

But after the Orioles were swept out of Minute Maid Park on Sunday with an 8-4 loss to the Houston Astros — the Orioles' season-high seventh straight defeat — Davis felt lost again, having gone 1-for-12 with eight strikeouts in the series.

"I'm not seeing a whole...

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