| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:49 AM
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.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:57 PM
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...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel admits that when he heard the diagnosis of his arm discomfort as a right flexor mass strain, he, too, had some concerns.
That injury can be a precursor to problems — and possibly a tear — in the elbow...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 9:35 AM
TORONTO -- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis tied the franchise record for homers in a season with his 50th home run on Friday night. His next home run will pass with Brady Anderson's team mark set in 1996.
while 50 is a nice round number, here are some...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Chris Davis' astonishing start to this season hasn't occurred by accident. Through 12 games, he's putting up numbers that are only fit for video games. But it's the result of the 27-year-old Orioles first baseman's realizing that he can truly get more...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Former Baltimore Sun Orioles writer Buster Olney told me back in the 1990s that he thought Roberto Alomar was the best all-around player in the game. I don't think I fully agreed with him at the time, but he definitely wasn't very far from correct.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:36 PM
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&...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:58 PM
When the Orioles promoted Manny Machado last August to play third base, they felt the 20-year-old's impact immediately. His defense solidified one of the club's weaknesses, and the stability he provided at the position was instrumental in the Orioles'...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:01 PM
Manny Machado before 21
•He has 118 hits, second in the major leagues behind the Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera, who has 120.
•His 38 doubles have him on pace for 71, which would break Earl Webb’s single-season MLB record of 67,...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:48 PM
NEW YORK – Remember the New York Yankees?
That shell of a franchise that was left for dead after being swept last weekend at Camden Yards, the mega-salaried club that simply couldn't overcome injuries and old age?
Well, after beating the Orioles,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Orioles' three starters in next week's MLB All-Star Game — Chris Davis, Adam Jones and J.J. Hardy — have each done their share to carry the offense through the first half of the season.
And on Friday night, the trio combined to drive...