Jump to content
Frobby

Chris Davis, 2020

Recommended Posts

8 minutes ago, Babypowder said:

If someone takes him and the O's eat 90 percent of his salary, that's still a win. I think it is a near impossibility too but as I said: a man can dream.

Sorry, my dreams are going to be more worthy, then if Davis crushes or not. :)

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
18 hours ago, El Gordo said:

Not to worry he just hit HR #2  Current BA .800 Go figure.

I know it is extreme small sample, but when was the last time he put together 8 PA's anywhere near what he's done so far? Is it too early to say the bulking may be helping and there's a chance of a .700 OPS this year? Going opposite field too. New swing?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Going Underground said:

3 games that do not count and people have gone from he should not be on the team ,to maybe we can trade him. 

I couldnt find ST stats for 2019, but 2018 he OPS of .777

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Going Underground said:

3 games that do not count and people have gone from he should not be on the team ,to maybe we can trade him. 

I don't think anyone has actually said that.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Redskins Rick said:

I couldnt find ST stats for 2019, but 2018 he OPS of .777

I recall he had an OPS over .800 last spring, though he had a pretty low BA and a lot of strikeouts.   He hit a few homers over the spring.     

I think the K’s are the big thing to look for, especially how they happen.    Even when Davis was good he struck out a lot, but he didn’t have that deer in the headlights look he’s had the last 2-3 years.     
 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, Frobby said:

I recall he had an OPS over .800 last spring, though he had a pretty low BA and a lot of strikeouts.   He hit a few homers over the spring.     

I think the K’s are the big thing to look for, especially how they happen.    Even when Davis was good he struck out a lot, but he didn’t have that deer in the headlights look he’s had the last 2-3 years.     
 

I didnt catch how he wasnt using his whole body, until seeing him hit this spring.

A long way until opening day, but it starting to look promising.

 

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 minutes ago, Redskins Rick said:

I didnt catch how he wasnt using his whole body, until seeing him hit this spring.

A long way until opening day, but it starting to look promising.

 

I was wrong about last spring’s OPS.    His slash line was .189/.318/.432 for a .750 OPS.

https://forum.orioleshangout.com/forums/index.php?/topic/34329-189318432/&tab=comments#comment-2437503

I’m far from optimistic, but keeping an open mind about whether his added bulk will at least allow him to hit a few more fingers and maybe regain some confidence.    

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Frobby said:

I was wrong about last spring’s OPS.    His slash line was .189/.318/.432 for a .750 OPS.

https://forum.orioleshangout.com/forums/index.php?/topic/34329-189318432/&tab=comments#comment-2437503

I’m far from optimistic, but keeping an open mind about whether his added bulk will at least allow him to hit a few more fingers and maybe regain some confidence.    

confidence is along the lines of what I said last week, about some of hitting is just plain mental.

Im hopeful, not expecting major miracles, I cant see the owner dumping salary, in spite of the 10 million posts on OH saying they should.

So bottom line, I would rather see some improvement and not see a repeat of the past 3 seasons.

Im also smart enough to not bet money than coffee money on it happening.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 hours ago, Aristotelian said:

I know it is extreme small sample, but when was the last time he put together 8 PA's anywhere near what he's done so far? Is it too early to say the bulking may be helping and there's a chance of a .700 OPS this year? Going opposite field too. New swing?

Is it too early to speculate that he might have taken some juice over the winter.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8 hours ago, Going Underground said:

3 games that do not count and people have gone from he should not be on the team ,to maybe we can trade him. 

Isn't he 5/10?

  • Upvote 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If Davis hits .300 this spring i'll be encouraged. I dont think anything else he does in ST will mean much to me. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, El Gordo said:

Is it too early to speculate that he might have taken some juice over the winter.

It's never too early.   Funny that he sucked for 3 years but never thought about bulking back up before.   Decisions.  Decisions.  1) "Do I continue to take a beating from the fans over sucking?".   2) "Do you take a buyout to spare myself the embarassment of being so bad while collecting so much money?'  or 3) "Do I try to regain something of the form I had, collect all of my money, and not get roasted by the fans and media?".      It looks like he chose #3 but if '#3 was as easy as lifting like crazy over the winter you have to wonder why he didn't do that prior to 2018 and 2019.   Doesn't make a whole lot of sense to me.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
24 minutes ago, RZNJ said:

It's never too early.   Funny that he sucked for 3 years but never thought about bulking back up before.   Decisions.  Decisions.  1) "Do I continue to take a beating from the fans over sucking?".   2) "Do you take a buyout to spare myself the embarassment of being so bad while collecting so much money?'  or 3) "Do I try to regain something of the form I had, collect all of my money, and not get roasted by the fans and media?".      It looks like he chose #3 but if '#3 was as easy as lifting like crazy over the winter you have to wonder why he didn't do that prior to 2018 and 2019.   Doesn't make a whole lot of sense to me.

Have to agree.If he gets caught then he can retire,

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


Orioles Information


Orioles News and Information

Daily Organizational Boxscores
News

Tony's Takes

Orioles Roster Resource

Orioles Prospect Information

2018 End of Season Top 30 Prospects List

Prospect Scouting Reports

Statistics

2019 Orioles Stats

2019 Orioles Minor League Stats

Baseball Savant Stats






  • Posts

    • Like the previous years, this will be the thread where we will keep the draft picks and follow them through signing. Post any signings in this thread, or in the forum, and I'll keep this post updated. Thanks. Player will become bold when he signs.   1.   -  (2)    Player - Position - Status (Prep or College Team) -  Stats 1A.  - (30) 2   -  (39) 3.   -  (74) 4.   -  (103) 5.   -  (133)   2) Orioles: $7,789,900 30) Orioles: $2,365,500 39) Orioles: $1,906,800 74) Orioles: $844,200 103) Orioles: $565,600 133) Orioles: $422,300 ~13.8 Million 2019-20 International Signings 2019 Draft Tracker 2018 Draft Tracker 2017 Draft Tracker 2016 Draft Tracker 2015 Draft Tracker 2014 Draft Tracker 2013 Draft Tracker 2012 Draft Tracker 2011 Draft Tracker 2010 Draft Tracker 2009 Draft Tracker Player                                 Slot                      Spent                 Savings                 Pick# 1.                                            1 1A.   2. 3.    4.    5.    6.      Savings               $     Overslot  Remaining                                        Slot Values        $13,821,300 - Orioles Slot Values 105%       $14,512,365 Approximate potential overslot 
    • The other side of that is when you have a smaller sample buried in a line that includes the first half some players will have truly ugly performances:                                                                                                                                                        Rk    I              Player    Split Year  G   BA GS  PA  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO  OBP  SLG  OPS  TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE BAbip tOPS+ sOPS+ 1                Bill Doran 2nd Half 1989 55 .131 48 208 176 26 23  9  0  0   9  8  0 26 24 .244 .182 .426  32   0   1  3  2   1   3  .149    37    25 2                 Dan Uggla 2nd Half 2013 48 .133 43 178 143 14 19  2  0  4  13  2  0 27 55 .298 .231 .529  33   4   7  0  1   2   1  .176    60    53 3                Adam Engel 2nd Half 2017 70 .136 68 242 220 19 30  8  3  4  16  4  0 11 92 .198 .255 .453  56   0   6  5  0   0   4  .210    75    21 4               Steve Jeltz 2nd Half 1988 69 .137 60 205 182 16 25  3  0  0  11  0  0 18 28 .214 .154 .368  28   4   0  4  1   1   2  .161    38     9 5              Derek Norris 2nd Half 2016 49 .144 44 177 160 12 23  4  0  2   9  5  2 16 64 .226 .206 .432  33   3   1  0  0   2   1  .223    51    20 6                Vic Harris 2nd Half 1972 58 .144 53 192 180  8 26  5  1  0  10  7  3 12 37 .198 .183 .381  33   0   0  0  0   1   3  .182   107    16 7            J.P. Arencibia 2nd Half 2013 54 .145 44 173 166 11 24  5  0  5  13  0  0  5 50 .173 .265 .438  44   4   1  0  1   0   3  .170    49    22 8              Jerry Kenney 2nd Half 1970 65 .149 47 192 168 15 25  3  1  1  10  9  1 23 17 .251 .196 .448  33   4   0  1  0   1   5  .160    58    29 9            Gordon Beckham 2nd Half 2016 54 .152 30 155 138 10 21  9  0  2  14  0  0 12 36 .219 .261 .480  36   7   1  0  4   1   1  .183    50    31 10            Jon Singleton 2nd Half 2014 57 .155 50 207 174 26 27  7  0  7  23  1  1 33 77 .290 .316 .606  55   0   0  0  0   0   3  .222    96    76
    • The 2nd half of a season is never quite half, it's usually 70 games or so.  So I checked on 2nd half splits, and in the last 50 years six guys have hit .400 over that period.  And 26 have hit at least .380.  Even recently, in the period of declining batting averages:                                                                                                                                                         Rk    I            Player    Split Year  G   BA GS  PA  AB  R   H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS  BB SO  OBP  SLG   OPS  TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE BAbip tOPS+ sOPS+ 1           Ichiro Suzuki 2nd Half 2004 76 .429 75 360 333 56 143  8  3  5  29 15  5  22 32 .465 .517  .982 172   1   2  1  2  12   4  .463   126   159 2            George Brett 2nd Half 1980 72 .421 71 326 280 57 118 21  4 16  77  9  6  38 10 .482 .696 1.178 195   6   1  0  7  10   3  .391   111   227 3              Joey Votto 2nd Half 2016 72 .408 71 314 262 53 107 19  2 15  55  2  0  47 32 .490 .668 1.158 175   8   0  0  5   8   0  .418   134   214 4             Barry Bonds 2nd Half 2002 61 .404 59 265 171 49  69 15  0 19  53  6  1  89 19 .608 .825 1.432 141   2   3  0  2  30   2  .370   108   280 5            Larry Walker 2nd Half 1998 61 .402 54 244 209 61  84 16  2 14  34  6  0  31 36 .480 .699 1.178 146   5   2  0  2   1   1  .435   119   209 6              Tony Gwynn 2nd Half 1993 47 .400 47 208 190 35  76 19  0  4  30  4  0  15  4 .438 .563 1.001 107   9   0  0  3   5   5  .389   123   171 7              Wade Boggs 2nd Half 1985 75 .395 74 353 311 59 123 20  2  5  40  1  0  40 30 .467 .521  .988 162  11   2  0  0   2   7  .428   113   172 8          Jim Eisenreich 2nd Half 1996 41 .391 35 151 138 18  54 13  1  1  19  3  0  12 10 .437 .522  .959  72   4   0  0  1   2   1  .414   116   152 9            George Brett 2nd Half 1990 71 .388 70 305 278 46 108 33  5 12  58  4  1  24 28 .433 .673 1.105 187   9   0  0  3   5   0  .398   143   212 10          Justin Turner 2nd Half 2014 50 .388 30 146 129 25  50 11  0  4  22  4  1  14 27 .459 .566 1.025  73   3   3  0  0   1   1  .469   128   197 11          Manny Ramirez 2nd Half 2008 63 .388 63 274 224 44  87 18  0 19  61  2  0  43 42 .485 .723 1.209 162   7   3  0  4  19   3  .407   133   214 12            Barry Bonds 2nd Half 2003 50 .388 48 201 134 43  52 11  0 15  27  0  0  64 19 .587 .806 1.393 108   3   2  0  1  24   1  .366   119   270 13             Hank Aaron 2nd Half 1973 43 .387 37 166 137 31  53  7  1 13  44  1  1  25 12 .470 .737 1.207 101   2   0  0  4   6   1  .345   132   237 14              J.T. Snow 2nd Half 2004 59 .387 47 224 181 42  70 18  1  9  44  2  0  37 25 .496 .646 1.142 117   0   4  0  2   0   1  .409   138   198 15           Albert Belle 2nd Half 1998 76 .387 76 328 282 61 109 26  1 31  86  4  0  38 34 .451 .816 1.267 230   6   1  0  7   9   2  .348   138   228 16           Johnny Damon 2nd Half 2000 76 .386 76 354 329 71 127 29  6  8  52 23  3  17 24 .413 .584  .997 192   5   1  3  4   0   9  .395   126   159 17              Wes Helms 2nd Half 2006 70 .385 28 154 130 21  50 14  3  5  29  0  2  13 23 .444 .654 1.098  85   5   4  3  4   0   0  .425   128   183 18           Buster Posey 2nd Half 2012 71 .385 69 298 257 43  99 23  1 14  60  0  1  37 46 .456 .646 1.102 166   7   0  0  4   7   2  .423   129   203 19         Miguel Cabrera 2nd Half 2011 69 .385 68 300 257 48  99 27  0 12  46  1  0  42 38 .470 .630 1.100 162   9   0  0  1   8   2  .418   112   200 20         Roberto Alomar 2nd Half 1997 37 .384 35 153 138 20  53 12  0  6  24  2  2  10 12 .424 .601 1.025  83   4   1  2  2   1   0  .385   129   170 21          Josh Hamilton 2nd Half 2010 48 .384 47 203 177 36  68 15  1 10  36  1  0  19 25 .448 .650 1.098 115   9   4  0  3   1   1  .400   112   202 22            Mike Napoli 2nd Half 2011 61 .383 58 249 214 44  82 15  0 18  42  3  1  33 47 .466 .706 1.171 151   4   1  0  1   2   3  .427   124   217 23            John Olerud 2nd Half 1998 77 .381 72 326 281 51 107 20  1 15  47  1  1  41 33 .457 .619 1.076 174   9   1  0  3   3   4  .390   115   184 24              Rod Carew 2nd Half 1977 67 .381 63 299 273 58 104 18  2  8  42 13  3  24 22 .430 .549  .979 150   2   0  1  1   4   2  .393    92   169 25             Wade Boggs 2nd Half 1988 73 .380 73 339 271 69 103 22  4  3  27  0  2  63 13 .493 .524 1.017 142  10   1  0  4   7   6  .386   111   198 26        Victor Martinez 2nd Half 2005 71 .380 69 301 263 42 100 19  0 11  45  0  1  35 42 .449 .578 1.026 152   7   0  0  3   5   1  .418   141   175 Ichiro was doing his best peak-Willie Keeler impersonation the second half of '04. And how do you like Albert Belle's steroid-era walk year finish in '98?  .387/.451/.816 with 31 homers, good for a Bondsian 1.267 OPS.  Sure impressed Mr. Angelos.
    • https://www.lookoutlanding.com/2019/12/16/21023953/mariners-2020-draft-preview-rhp-tanner-burns
    • I think the most we'll hear about it down the road is in regard to HOF cases. If a player like Miguel Cabrera ends up 100 hits shy of 3,000 - people will bring it up in those discussions. The only real "record" that someone could achieve this season, like many have mentioned here, is hitting .400. I doubt people will give it much weight - and it'll probably become more of a trivia question or fun fact than a true honor. If some crappy team like the Orioles somehow gets hot for 50 games and wins a World Series - there certainly will be the wink and nod that it was obviously a fluke - but it'll be too much fun for everyone for it not to mean something.
  • Popular Contributors

×
×
  • Create New...