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Chris Davis exits Friday night’s game with an oblique strain

Apr 25, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT

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Some potentially bad news for the Orioles: first baseman Chris Davis exited Friday night’s game against the Royals with a strained left oblique, MASN’s Roch Kubatko reports. The team will evaluate him further to determine the severity of the injury.

Davis looked uncomfortable swinging in the third inning against Royals starter Yordano Ventura. He exited after the bottom of the fourth. Ryan Flaherty moved from third base to first base, Jonathan Schoop moved from second base to third base, and Steve Lombardozzi entered the game to play second base.

Davis entered Friday’s action with a .772 OPS, two home runs, and 13 RBI. After 21 games last season, Davis had a 1.177 OPS with seven home runs and 22 RBI.

  1. phillysports1 - Apr 25, 2014 at 9:45 PM

    Steroids ? Lol

    • beachnbaseball - Apr 26, 2014 at 7:29 AM

      Makes one wonder. Even if he’s out for 6 weeks or more, he’s pretty much been out since the start of the season anyway. “Crush” Davis = “Flush” Davis.

    • jpalughi823 - Apr 26, 2014 at 12:17 PM

      ya because cabrera, fielder & cano are on roids since they are having a slow start too……idiot

  2. yahmule - Apr 26, 2014 at 2:15 AM

    Let the Kendrys to Baltimore speculation begin. Again.

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