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Chris Davis exits Game 162 with sprained wrist

Sep 29, 2013, 4:37 PM EDT

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Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is officially done for the 2013 season. Then again, so is every player who is not on a team that is headed for the playoffs.

The slugger was clipped on his glove hand by Jacoby Ellsbury on a bang-bang play at first base Sunday in the fourth inning and exited the game after a short meeting with the Orioles’ head trainer. Rich Dubroff of CSNBaltimore.com reports that Davis has been diagnosed with a sprained left wrist.

Davis, 27, will finish the year with an outstanding .286/.370/.634 batting line, 53 home runs and 138 RBI. That home run total is by far the best in the major leagues — Miguel Cabrera finished up at 44 — and the RBI total bested Cabrera by one.

Davis should be fully recovered from his wrist sprain by December.

  1. pipkin42 - Sep 29, 2013 at 5:46 PM

    Remember when Cabrera was going to repeat the Triple Crown? Whoops.

    Nice season by Davis. Hopefully he gets to play in October next year.

  2. db1001 - Sep 29, 2013 at 5:53 PM

    Great, now he’s definitely not gonna break the single season homerun record, so much for that.

  3. proudliberal85392 - Sep 29, 2013 at 6:28 PM

    Gotta congratulate him on a great sason.

  4. rcali - Sep 29, 2013 at 9:25 PM

    Nothing a cycle of HGH can’t fix! I know, I know, thumbs down from all the people who thought at one time that A-Fraud was clean. Yes, yes, bring your anger with your thumbs. It’s not good to keep it inside.

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