Former OKC RedHawk Chris Davis has arrived with Baltimore Orioles

Slugger seemed to be classic Quadruple-A player until the Texas Rangers traded him to Baltimore, where he has blossomed into one of the game's top hitters.
BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer, raber@opubco.com Modified: July 14, 2013 at 11:01 pm •  Published: July 15, 2013

photo - Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis follows through on a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Baltimore. It was Davis' 37th this season.(AP Photo/Gail Burton) ORG XMIT: MDGB104
Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis follows through on a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Baltimore. It was Davis' 37th this season.(AP Photo/Gail Burton) ORG XMIT: MDGB104

From 2008-10, Chris Davis was plenty familiar with the trip between Oklahoma City and Arlington, Texas.

Davis was caught in a cycle — hit like crazy with the RedHawks, then get called up to Texas and struggle to find contact.

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HOME RUN DERBY

When: 7 p.m. Monday

Where: Citi Field, New York

TV: ESPN

Teams

American League: Robinson Cano, Yankees;  Chris Davis, Orioles; Prince Fielder, Tigers; Yoenis Cespedes, A's.

National League: Pedro Alvarez, Pirates; Michael Cuddyer, Rockies; Bryce Harper, Nationals; David Wright, Mets.

84TaH ALL-STAR GAME

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Citi Field, New York

TV: Fox (Cox 12)

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