| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Baseball America published the findings of its "best tools" polling Tuesday, and in a development that should suprise no one, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is lauded for having the best power in the American League.
The publication polls the major...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:17 PM
When Matt Hobgood stepped on the mound for the first time in rookie league on July 18, 2009, he couldn't find the arm strength that propelled his 98-mph fastballs and his rise to the fifth overall pick in that year's first-year player draft.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Manny Machado won't be playing in front of a national audience this October, but it's clear the Orioles' star third baseman has made an imprint beyond Baltimore in his second big league season.
Major League Baseball released its list of the most popular...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Chris Davis was officially named the 2013 Most Valuable Oriole on Sunday. I guess that’s what happens when you break the franchise record for homer runs -- with 53 -- and drive in a major league-best 138 runs.
Yeah, it’s been a pretty good...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:43 AM
It likely will be an offseason filled with talk about awards and nominations for Orioles first baseman Chris Davis. The first one trickled in today when Davis was named as a finalist for the Major League Baseball Player Association’s Player of the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Three Orioles players -- first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J. Hardy -- have been named to this year’s The Sporting News American League All-Star team.
The Orioles were the only AL club to have three honorees. The...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:20 AM
After a record-setting season, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will receive consideration for most of the major awards this fall. But he finished a distant second-place in one vote announced Thursday.
The Sporting News picked Davis as the runner-up to...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The winners of the annual Gold Glove awards, the benchmark for defensive excellence for nearly 60 years, have typically been decided by the discerning eye of those who are closest to the game. Most recently, the award has been selected by a vote of...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:33 PM
On Tuesday evening, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will find out whether he is a finalist for the American League Most Valuable Player Award.
On Monday night, he lost his first two awards battles of the offseason with Detroit Tigers third baseman and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Last year’s American League Most Valuable Player race was one of the most contested in recent years, stoking a debate between two distinct schools of thought about the basis of baseball’s highest individual award.
This season, Orioles...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:42 AM
It looks as though 53 homers and 138 RBIs doesn’t go as far as it used to these days.
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis’ remarkable season earned him recognition in every major offseason postseason award, but Davis netted just one trophy...