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Baltimore Sun Oct 2, 2018

Orioles slugger Chris Davis' historically bad season by the numbers

-3.2 — Davis’ fWAR of -3.2 is fourth worst of all time and lowest since Cristian Guzman posted a -3.1 fWAR in 1999, according to FanGraphs. 5 — Davis is the fifth player in baseball history to have a higher strikeout total (192) than batting average (.168). That list includes Carlos Peña (.197...
Baltimore Sun Oct 2, 2018

Orioles hope Chris Davis can 'start over' after worst season at plate on record

Perhaps he knew at the time, but Chris Davis' season ended a week before his Orioles teammates after a hitless day Sept. 22 at Yankee Stadium, his ninth such performance in 10 games that lowered his batting average to .168. Manager Buck Showalter said after Davis sat the entire series at the Boston...
Call to the Pen Oct 1, 2018

Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis finishes historically bad season

It’s over. It’s all finally over for Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, as one of the worst seasons in baseball history has come to an end. One could certainly understand if the Baltimore Orioles are happy to see the 2018 season come to an end. This year has been an utter disaster, one where […] Baltimore Orioles Chris Davis finishes historically bad season - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Baltimore Sun Sep 28, 2018

Orioles reverse course, say Chris Davis won't play on final homestand

Despite declaring before Wednesday's doubleheader in Boston that first baseman Chris Davis, in the midst of a miserable September slump, would play on the team's final homestand this weekend, those plans have changed. Davis is unlikely to play in any of the final four games against the Houston...
BaltimoreBaseball.com Sep 28, 2018

Jones wins third Most Valuable Oriole award

BALTIMORE—For the third time, Adam Jones has been named the Most Valuable Oriole. Jones, who entered Friday’s game batting .281 with 15 home runs and 62 RBIs, is completing his 11th season with the Orioles on Sunday, and it may mark the end of his storied career with the team. He joins six other Orioles: […]
Baltimore Sun Sep 26, 2018

Orioles notes: Chris Davis sits again at Fenway Park, but will play again this year

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said before the first game of Wednesday’s split doubleheader at Camden Yards that first baseman Chris Davis’ season wasn’t over, but that he wouldn’t handicap whether he’d be in the second game’s lineup. “Chris will play again, yes,” Showalter said. Davis, has played...
BaltimoreBaseball.com Sep 22, 2018

Orioles lose another to Yankees as Davis’ disastrous season gets worse

NEW YORK—Deeper and deeper into his slump goes Chris Davis. Since a fourth inning single on Sept. 5, Davis has gone a horrifying 1-for-39 with 20 strikeouts. “This year for me has just been kind of one disaster after another,” Davis said. In the Orioles’ 3-2  loss to the New York Yankees in 11 innings […]
Baltimore Sun Sep 22, 2018

For Orioles' Chris Davis, this season has been 'one disaster after another'

Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, who entered Saturday’s game at Yankee Stadium mired in a 1-for-34 slump, said this season has been “one disaster after another” for him. Now, Davis is just trying to get through this season, in which he’s posted the worst wins above replacement in baseball, according...
Baltimore Sun Sep 22, 2018

In season full of slumps for Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, he's in the middle of his worst

As bad as Chris Davis’ season has been — a year filled with ugly strikeout-filled dry spells at the plate — the Orioles first baseman is now going through his worst stretch of 2018. With an 0-for-4 night that included four strikeouts and a walk in the Orioles’ 10-8 loss to the New York Yankees,...
Call to the Pen Sep 21, 2018

Baltimore Orioles: Stop trying to make Hunter Harvey happen

Another year, another injury for Baltimore Orioles prospect Hunter Harvey. At this point, one has to wonder if he is ever going to be a major league player. In theory, Hunter Harvey should be a key part of the Baltimore Orioles future. The former first round pick, and son of former closer Bryan Harvey, he […] Baltimore Orioles: Stop trying to make Hunter Harvey happen - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
BaltimoreBaseball.com Sep 17, 2018

Stats All, Folks: What wRC+ says about Chris Davis’ nightmarish season

Welcome to the final installment of Stats All, Folks for the 2018 season. If you’re just joining us, thanks for reading! This is a periodic feature in which I delve into the world of baseball analytics, giving a primer on sabermetric stats and what they mean. Don’t be shy; come on in. Today’s episode focuses […]

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