Saturday, January 16, 2016

Chris Davis Sweepstakes Over: O's Sign 1B For 7 Years

(AP Photo)
Forget about the Red Sox trading Hanley Ramirez and then signing Chris Davis to play first base. It was a nice pipe dream, but it just went up in smoke. The Orioles have signed Davis to a seven-year, $161 million contract. As recently as yesterday, reports suggested that former Red Sox GM Dan Duquette had become fed up with the Davis Soap Opera and was ready to move on. Not. The Orioles were also flitting around former Carmine Hoser Yoenis Cespedes—but they will likely drop out of that bidding now.