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Let the prospect blocking begin.  Might as well trade three of Mountcastle, Nunez, DJ Stewart, and Mancini because Davis is apparently not going anywhere since the Angelos family can never admit they were wrong.  Awesome.  

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Just now, FanSince88 said:

Let the prospect blocking begin.  Might as well trade three of Mountcastle, Nunez, DJ Stewart, and Mancini because Davis is apparently not going anywhere since the Angelos family can never admit they were wrong.  Awesome.  

No one knows if DFAing Davis has even been discussed with the Angelos'

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I believe that there is a program that is being put in place to enhance the ability of Chris Davis.  I believe that the program will be monitored by the Oriole Front Office during the ensuing off-season.  I believe the program is so intense that Chris Davis asked to have it revamped for personal reasons.  I believe that will be the ground work for the release of Chris Davis by not following a set program by an employer to an employee in need. 

GROUND WORK FOR THE RELEASE

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1 hour ago, 24fps said:

A contract the size of Davis' creates its own gravity.  It is the sole reason he is still on the team now and likely for next season.  I agree with Wildcard that Elias won't move to cut him until he's clearly blocking someone.  I strongly disagree with characterizing him as a "bench player".  Calling him a bench player is like calling a sucking chest wound a "respiratory problem".

If it were up to me, Davis wouldn't have made it out of spring training this year regardless of money owed.   But I don't think you can fault the people on the hook for that amount of money for wanting to be completely sure that it's irrevocably lost.  I don't think the team has reached that point yet even if all of us here have.

Well at this point I'd love to know what they think they can do to salvage his career.  I can't fault those people who are on the hook for that amount of money, I agree with that.  But I'd certainly be interested in knowing WTF the plan is.

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4 minutes ago, Moose Milligan said:

Well at this point I'd love to know what they think they can do to salvage his career.  I can't fault those people who are on the hook for that amount of money, I agree with that.  But I'd certainly be interested in knowing WTF the plan is.

If it does work, just imagine what it will do for players that actually have talent.

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26 minutes ago, thezeroes said:

I believe that there is a program that is being put in place to enhance the ability of Chris Davis.  I believe that the program will be monitored by the Oriole Front Office during the ensuing off-season.  I believe the program is so intense that Chris Davis asked to have it revamped for personal reasons.  I believe that will be the ground work for the release of Chris Davis by not following a set program by an employer to an employee in need. 

GROUND WORK FOR THE RELEASE

Are you suggesting that they release him for cause and try and get out of paying him some of what he's owed?

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