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All this means is that Davis will now be able to break a bat across his abdomen instead of his quad when he strikes out looking in his fourth straight at-bat.  That is, assuming, he also worked on his lats. 

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Just now, MongoBoy said:

All this means is that Davis will now be able to break a bat across his abdomen instead of his quad when he strikes out looking in his fourth straight at-bat.  That is, assuming, he also worked on his lats. 

Maybe Davis should go up there without a bat. That might confuse the pitchers. As he doesn’t hit the balls in over 51 percent of his at bats does he really need a bat?

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10 minutes ago, MongoBoy said:

All this means is that Davis will now be able to break a bat across his abdomen instead of his quad when he strikes out looking in his fourth straight at-bat.  That is, assuming, he also worked on his lats. 

Or smash the bat into the ground if he gets hit by a pitch.

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On 2/20/2020 at 12:51 PM, jarman86 said:

.25 a week is 1 pound of muscle a month for long term lifters, which I previously posted in here.

.5 is possibly doable on the max end for newb gains, which Davis is not.

He gained 5-6 pounds of muscle if we're being generous. I would guess he "supplemented" so bump that number up slightly.

https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a26239086/how-much-muscle-you-can-gain-month/

"In one study from the University of Central Missouri, experienced lifters gained an average of 2.18 to 2.33 pounds of muscle over the course of an eight-week training program—not as much as you might expect from a newbie just hitting the gym."

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It’s called hyperbole. Obviously he didn’t add 25lbs of muscle. He added 25lbs and he looks pretty ripped. That is very possible to do in 25 weeks. 

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Just for fun....what's our upside if Davis hits .250 with 45 homers?  No comments on likelihood please.  Offense could be pretty good.

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Looks like Davis has his walking muscles warmed up already this spring. If he can keep his walk rate on par with his career I'll take a .250 avg in a heartbeat. Heck even .230 if he could get back into 30 dinger territory.

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4 hours ago, connja said:

Just for fun....what's our upside if Davis hits .250 with 45 homers?  No comments on likelihood please.  Offense could be pretty good.

A positive drug screen test. 

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5 hours ago, connja said:

Just for fun....what's our upside if Davis hits .250 with 45 homers?  No comments on likelihood please.  Offense could be pretty good.

After talking with people it seems like Davis really has turned a corner. 
 

Not only did he alter what size bat he is using, he was able to generate more bat speed with the help of the O’s and the Blast Technology this winter. 
 

Time will tell it it leads to better results and exit velo...

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