Jun 23, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
Chris Davis has hit just .153 with 41 strikeouts in his last 25 games and his overall OPS this season is 255 points below last year’s mark.
Jun 18, 2014, 6:41 AM EDT
Nine wins in a row and the shelling of a Tigers ace for the second straight night. And with that, the Royals are in first place.
Jun 5, 2014, 7:04 AM EDT
The Indians, A’s and Jays are surging. The Yankees, Rays and Braves are reeling. The Padres won a game despite getting only one hit. As Earl Weaver once said: Baseball: we do this every day, lady.
May 31, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT
Nelson Cruz has been among baseball’s best hitters through the first two months of the season.
May 23, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT
Yasiel Puig plays the game to have fun. That’s what he’s supposed to do, right?
May 21, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT
On HBT Daily yesterday I said Johnny Cueto would give up more than two runs in a game before Masahiro Tanaka got his first loss. Both happened yesterday, but I’m pretty sure the Nats got their third run off Cueto before the Yankees-Cubs game ended, so I’m gonna claim victory.
May 20, 2014, 10:23 PM EDT
Orioles slugger Chris Davis entered Tuesday night’s series opener against the Pirates with just three home runs on the year. He doubled that total in three straight at-bats as the O’s routed the host Bucs.
May 11, 2014, 12:42 PM EDT
Orioles slugger Chris Davis is back in Baltimore’s starting lineup on Sunday afternoon against the Astros after spending the minimum 15 days on the disabled list with a left oblique strain. He is batting third and starting at first base as the O’s try to finish off a three-game sweep of the visiting Astros.
May 9, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT
Chris Davis will take his first step towards rejoining the Orioles’ lineup by playing in a rehab game on Saturday.
May 6, 2014, 9:21 PM EDT
From MLB.com’s Brittany Ghiroli comes word that Orioles first baseman Chris Davis took 25 practice swings and made 30 throws on Tuesday afternoon at Tropicana Field — the first time he had done either activity since being placed on the 15-day disabled list at the end of April with a strained left oblique.
May 2, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT
Kendrys Morales remains a free agent, but according to Jon Heyman, he and the Orioles have been having a dialogue.
Apr 29, 2014, 8:39 PM EDT
The Orioles designated Steve Pearce for assignment last week. Now they’ve re-signed him to provide first base depth.
Apr 26, 2014, 11:45 PM EDT
Fortunately, Tommy John surgery doesn’t appear to be necessary.
Apr 25, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT
In what has been a night of productive players suffering injuries, Bryce Harper adds his name to the list.
Apr 25, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT
The Orioles had a scare on Friday night when their power-hitting first baseman left early with an injury.
Apr 25, 2014, 6:51 AM EDT
The Yankees bounce back. The Astros play like bush leaguers.
Apr 21, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT
You probably know this, but the Kansas City Royals single season home run record is 36, and Steve Balboni set it almost 30 years ago.
Apr 17, 2014, 2:21 AM EDT
Notes from a wild game in Chicago.
Apr 13, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT
The Phillies’ second baseman has been on an absolute tear to start the season.
Apr 1, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
Ryan Howard batted cleanup for the Phillies on Opening Day, going 2-for-5 with a walk (and three strikeouts) in a wild 14-10 win over the Rangers, but manager Ryne Sandberg is switching things up for Game 2 tonight.
Mar 28, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Baltimore Orioles. The Big Question: Is there enough pitching here to get the O’s back to the playoffs? The Orioles…
Mar 16, 2014, 6:00 PM EDT
Chris Davis led baseball in home runs and RBI last season with 53 and 138, respectively. He earned a $10.35 million salary for 2014 in his second year of arbitration eligibility and will enter his third and final period of arbitration eligibility next winter after which he can become a free agent. Per MASN’s Steve…
Mar 12, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT
Bovada released its player prop bets for the 2014 season on Wednesday, providing odds on the AL and NL MVP and Cy Young races, as well as MLB’s home run leader. Here’s a look at what I consider to be the best bets in each category. Please do note, though, all information here is for…
Feb 2, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
According to an article on ESPN.com, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette told the crowd at Saturday’s annual FanFest in Baltimore that the O’s made a long-term contract offer to slugger Chris Davis earlier this offseason. Davis, a client of super agent Scott Boras, settled for a one-year, $10.35 million contract instead, avoiding arbitration. Davis…
Jan 17, 2014, 8:55 PM EDT
The Reds avoided arbitration with starter Mike Leake and relievers Sam LeCure and Alfredo Simon earlier today, but were not able to do so with starter Homer Bailey and flame-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman. As a guest on The C Dot Show earlier, Reds vice president Bob Miller (who handles the arbitration cases for the club)…
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