The Grand Slam: Analyzing the 2013 Orioles (Week 1)
Each week of the 2013 baseball season, columnist Peter Schmuck gives his take on four subjects involving the Orioles, then clears the bases with a final thought.
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There was preseason room to wonder just what kind of defense the Orioles could expect from Chris Davis at first base, but now we have our answer: Who cares? Davis has opened the season on an unbelievable offensive tear, going 5-for-8 and driving in seven runs in the first two games of the series against the Tampa Bay. His offensive performance last season figured to be a tough act to follow, but he has gotten a nice head start.