Originally selected by the Yankees in 50th round of the 2004 First-Year Player Draft out of Longview (TX) High School, but did not sign…Selected in 35th round of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft by the Angels, but did not sign…Selected by Texas in the fifth round of the 2006 First-Year Player Draft…Attended Navarro College in Corsicana, TX, and ranked among national junior college leaders with 17 home runs in 2006… Named 2006 Baseball America JUCO Preseason All-American and 2006 Region XIV East Zone MVP…Played in Texas Collegiate Summer League in 2005…Has participated in the BARCS pet calendar initiative…Has continued to support numerous military programs…Ambassador of the Casey Cares Foundation, an organization that provides ongoing, uplifting programs with a special touch to critically-ill children and their families…Married, wife's name is Jill…The couple has three children: daughter, Ella, and twin girls: Evie and Grace.... Partnered with his wife, Jill, to serve as ambassadors of the University of Maryland Children's Hospital (UMCH) to help raise awareness for childhood illnesses and UMCH's role as a leader in patient care, pediatric disease research, and teaching future generations of health care providers...The Davis family hosted "Crush's Homers for Hearts," a charity Home Run Derby event at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, which raised more than $100,000 for UMCH's Pediatric Heart Program in 2017.
Since the start of 2012, ranks second in the majors among active players with 223 home runs...Ranks 10th among active players with 370 extra-base hits during this time...One of seven Oriole hitters with 20-or-more home runs...He joined Welington Castillo, Mark Trumbo, Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop, Adam Jones, and Trey Mancini with at least 20 home runs with the Orioles...The 2017 season marked the second time in Orioles history (since 1954) that the team has had seven players with 20-or-more homers in a season (also 1996)...According to STATS, LLC., the 2017 Orioles were the sixth Major League team with at least seven players with 20-or-more home runs in a season, and first since the 2010 Toronto Blue Jays...Hit his 224th career home run as an Oriole on 9/22 vs. TB to pass Rafael Palmeiro (223) for sole possession of sixth place on the Orioles all-time home run list (since 1954)...Collected his 1,000th career hit with a double in the ninth inning on 8/25 at BOS; of his first 1,000 career hits, 219 came with TEX (4 seasons) and 781 with BAL (7 seasons)... With his home run on 8/31 vs. TOR, Davis passed Rafael Palmeiro (124) for second on Oriole Park's all-time home run list; currently has 127, trailing only Adam Jones (137)...Had a seven-game hitting streak from 5/30-6/6 (.333, 9-for-27, 3 HR, 5 R, 7 RBI, 1 BB)...Hit his eighth career grand slam 7/18 vs. TEX, also homered earlier that night...It marked is 19th career multi-homer game... Drove in a career-high six RBI in the game...Became the first player in Orioles history (since 1954) to hit two extra-inning, go-ahead home runs in the same game (5/16 at DET, 12th inning/13th inning)...Became the first Orioles player with multiple extra-inning home runs since Mike Young on 5/28/87...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Davis and Matt Adams are only players with multiple home runs in the 12th inning or later of a game...Was the second player in the Expansion Era (since 1961) to hit two go-ahead home runs in extra-innings joining Matt Adams (STL) on 9/4/13 (at CIN, 14th inning/16th inning)...Was a part of both triple plays turned by the Orioles; a 6-4-3 in the bottom of the eighth on 5/2 at BOS and a 5-4-3 in the top of the second on 8/3 vs. DET...Placed on the 10-day disabled list from 6/14-7/14 (retroactive to 6/13) with a right oblique strain.
Ranks eighth on the Orioles all-time home runs list with 199 (B. Anderson ranks seventh with 209)...Was one of four Orioles to homer in the frst inning on 8/19 vs. HOU before the Astros recorded an out (frst time in MLB history since 1900, per STATS, LLC.)...Homered in four straight games from 8/17-20 vs. BOS, vs. HOU... Tied for the club lead with 13 game-winning RBI (also Jonathan Schoop)...Finished tied for eighth in the AL with 38 home runs... Ranked tied for fourth in the AL with 88 walks... Walked a career-high four times on 6/1 vs. BOS and 4/21 vs. TOR... Named AL Player of the Week for 6/6-12 after batting .368/.462,1.211 (7-for-19) with one double, fve home runs, and 10 RBI in six games...It was his fourth career AL POW Award (last 6/2/2013)...From 6/6-12, led MLB in home runs (5), slugging percentage (1.211), and total bases (23)...Homered in fve consecutive games (6/7-12), logging four multi-RBI games during that week... Matched his career high for the 10th time with four hits on 5/11 at MIN (4-for-5, 2 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI)... Matched his career high for the seventh time with fve RBI on 4/11 at BOS...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the most RBI by a visiting player against the Red Sox in their home opener in the team's franchise history...Since the start of 2012, leads the majors with 197 home runs... Since the start of 2013, ranks tied for ffth in in the majors with 275 extra-base hits... Became the third player to hit 100 career home runs at OPACY on 6/3 vs. NYY...Ranks third on the ballpark's all-time home run list (112) behind A. Jones (120) and R. Palmeiro (124)... Hit his 10th career Eutaw Street home run on 8/18 vs. HOU as part of the 16th multi-home run game of his career...His 10 career Eutaw Street home runs are the most by any player in Oriole Park history (surpassed Luke Scott's six on 6/16/2015 vs. PHI)...Signed a seven-year contract with the Orioles on 1/21... Started at frst base for the 2016 AL Wild Card Game at Toronto (0-for-3, 1 BB)
Earned second Most Valuable Oriole Award, as voted on by local media • Led the majors in home runs (47), finished third in RBI (117), seventh in slugging percentage (.562), 13th in runs scored (100), and 10th in batting WAR (3.7) and 23rd in WAR (4.5) • His 47 home runs were the fourth-highest single-season total in club history (since 1954)...Became the first Oriole in club history to log two separate 40-homer seasons • Slugged his 200th career home run on 9/30 vs. TOR (GM 2)...Logged his 500th career RBI on 7/30 vs. DET • Hit a walk-off single in the 13th inning to give the Orioles a 6-5 victory 9/15 vs. BOS...Hit two walk-off home runs (8/15 vs. OAK, 9/2 vs. TB) • Led the Orioles in batting average (.293), on-base percentage (.409), and slugging percentage (.669) after the All-Star break (min. 237 plate appearances) • Led the club in home runs (28), RBI (65), walks (46), tied for first in doubles (16), and ranked second in hits (78) after the All-Star break • Entering 2016, ranks third on the Oriole Park all-time home runs list (95) and 10th on the Orioles all-time home runs list (161) • Became the first Oriole to post two separate 40-home run, 25-double seasons (also did so in 2013 with 53 HR, 42 doubles) • Is the fifth Oriole to hit at least 30 home runs in three separate seasons (also E. Murray, five seasons; R. Palmeiro, four seasons; B. Powell, four seasons; F. Robinson, three seasons) • Posted eight multi-homer games and has logged 15 multi-homer games in his career...Led the majors with eight multi-homer games • Posted a career-high tying 11-game hitting streak, 6/20-7/1, batting .341/.413/.683 (also 9/22-10/2/12) • Hit the 82nd Eutaw Street home run in the history of OPACY, 8/14 vs. OAK, his third of the season (also 4/29 vs. CWS, 6/16 vs. PHI)...It was the 34th by an Oriole • His eight career Eutaw Street home runs are the most by an individual player in Oriole Park history (surpassed Luke Scott's six on 6/16 vs. PHI).
Placed on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 26, with a left oblique strain…Reinstated from the DL on May 11. Placed on the Paternity List, May 25-27. Had a career-long 20 game streak of reaching base safely, April 2-24, during which he batted .268/.393/.408. Collected second career three-homer game, May 20 @PIT (also August 24, 2012 vs. TOR), collecting career-high tying 5 RBI, joiningBoog Powell and Eddie Murray (3) as the only players in club history with multiple three-homer games…It was the 19th three-homer game in Interleague Play history. Hit two grand slams, the first of which was his 100th career HR as an Oriole (June 17 @TB). Hit second-career walk-off HR, June 23 vs. CWS (also May 14, 2009 vs. SEA) as a pinch hitter, giving the O's a 6-4 win. Was the O's first pinch-hit walk-off HR since Larry Sheets, August 24, 1988 vs. SEA. It was the second pinch-hit home run of his career (also September 10, 2010 @LAA). On July 7 vs. WAS, paired with J.J. Hardy to hit O's first back-to-back homer in extra innings since F. Robinson and Powell, June3, 1969 vs. OAK. Hit the 150th homer of his career, August 8. On August 25, joined Delmon Young and J.J. Hardy to hit back-to-back-to-back homers, the O's first since May 10, 2012 vs. TEX (G1). Suspended 25 games by MLB on September 12 for testing positive for an amphetamine.
Set Orioles franchise records and led MLB with 53 home runs, 96 extra-base hits and 370 total bases and was named Most Valuable Oriole... Named to his 1st career AL All-Star Team and was the leading vote getter (8.2 million) among all players... Participated in the HR Derby at Citi Field... Won his 1st career Silver Slugger Award (as AL 1B) and was a finalist for the Gold Glove at first base for American Leaguers... Named AL Player of the Month for April (.348/.442/.728 9 HR and 28 RBI in 27 games)... Won two AL Player of the Week Awards (April 1-7 and May 27-June 2)... Led the majors in RBI (138), becoming the second Oriole to lead the majors (Miguel Tejada in 2004)... Became third Oriole to lead majors in extra-base hits, joining Frank Robinson (85 in 1966) and Cal Ripken, Jr. (85 in 1991)... 96 XBH tied for 29th in MLB history and he was the first player since Derrek Lee (99) in 2005 to record 96 or more XBH in a season... Led the majors with 138 RBI, which were the fourth-most in a season in Orioles history behind Miguel Tejada's 150 in 2004, Rafael Palmeiro's 142 in 1996 and Jim Gentile's 141 in 1961... Led the majors in homers and RBI, becoming the 39th player to accomplish the feat... Hit 28 home runs at Oriole Park, setting a franchise record, breaking Frank Robinson's mark (he hit 27 homers at Memorial Stadium in 1966)... Led the majors in home runs with two strikes (19), tying Brady Anderson (1996) for the most in a season dating back to 1988 (furthest back STATS searches can go)... Set a club record with 199 strikeouts, topping Mark Reynolds' 196 in 2011... Led the majors with 96 extra-base hits, finishing 21 ahead of second place Paul Goldschmidt and since 1871, only three other players have led the majors in extra-base hits by a margin of 21 or more: Babe Ruth (+36 in 1921), Stan Musial (+22 in 1948) and Albert Belle (+22 in 1995)... Became the third player in MLB history to hit 50 homers and 40 doubles in a season, joining Ruth (59-HR/44-2B in 152 games in 1921) and Belle (52-HR/50-2B for Cleveland in 143 games in 1995)... Is the fourth left-handed hitter in AL history to hit 53 or more homers and drive in 138 or more runs in the same season, joining Babe Ruth (1921, 1927, 1928), Ken Griffey, Jr. (1997 and 1998) and Roger Maris (1961)... His 53 homers were 26th-most in baseball history and were the most in the majors since Jose Bautista hit 54 in 2010... Became the fifth player since 2003 to hit 53 or more, joining Bautista, Alex Rodriguez (54 in 2007), David Ortiz (54 in 2006) and Ryan Howard (58 in 2006)... His 50 home runs as a first baseman are the most in the AL since 1974 (the furthest back STATS LLC can search)... 24 of his 53 home runs have either tied the game (five) or given the Orioles the lead (19)... Hit 12 home runs on Wednesdays, tying him for second-most in a season with Roger Maris (1961) and Frank Thomas (2000) behind Tino Martinez (14 in 1997 for New York) for the most in AL history on Wednesdays (the MLB record for Wednesday homers is 19 by Jeff Bagwell in 1999)... Broke Rafael Palmeiro's club mark for most homers in consecutive seasons (81 during the 1997-98 seasons) with 86 between the 2012-13 seasons... With his double on September 11, became the first player in Orioles history to hit 40 doubles and 40 homers in the same season, the 36th 40-double/40-homer season in MLB history and Davis was the 26th player to accomplish the feat
Set career-highs in G (139), AB (515), R (75), H (139), HR (team-leading 33), RBI (85), BB (37) and TB (258) in his first fullseason with the O's ... Made 137 total starts at 1B (19-19), LF (6-5), RF (14-14) and DH (37-23)...Had never played the OF in the majors until thisseason ... Named AL Co-Player of the Week with Justin Verlander for the week ending September 30 (7 G, .423 AVG, 5 HR, 10 RBI, 8 R,) ... Earned the win with 2.0 scoreless IP, 5/6 @BOS, becoming the first AL position player to earn a victory on the mound sinceRocky Colavito, 8/25/68 (NYY-DET) ... First player to bat 0-8 and earn the win in the same game since Rube Waddell, July 4, 1905 ... Had the O's first 3HR game, 8/24 vs. TOR, since Nick Markakis, 8/22/06 vs. MIN ... Became 4th player in ML history with a 3HR game & pitching win in the same season (Guy Hecker, 1886 LOU Colonels), BabeRuth (1930 NYY) and Jim Tobin (1942 BOS)) ... Posted career-best 11-game hit streak, 9/22-10/2, during which he batted .436 (17-39) with a 1.526 OPS ... Hit HR in six-straight games, 9/26-10/1, tying the club record set by Reggie Jackson, who hit seven home runs over span,(7/18-23/76) ... Joined Adam Jones with 30+ HR, the 5th pair of O's teammates to hit 30+ in the same season (6th time in franchise history) ... Hit 22 HR at Camden Yards, the 2nd highest single season total in park history (Rafael Palmeiro, 25 in 1998) ... Batted .393/.464/.902 in 17 games and set a new single-season club record vs. TOR with 9 HR...Hit 20 of his 33HR vs. ALEast...Hit first career grand slam, 7/31 @NYY ... Went 1-for-4 @TEX in the AL Wild Card Game...Batted .200 (4-20) with 2 RBI in ALDS vs. NYY (5G)
Was acquired by the Birds July 30, 2011 from the Texas Rangers with RHP Tommy Hunter in exchange for RHP Koji Uehara ... Homered in his second game for his first hit as an Oriole August 2 at Kansas City off Everett TeafordPosted a season-high three hits on September 8 against New York and September 19 at Boston ... Drove in a season-high three runs September 14 against Tampa Bay ... Struck out five times September 7 at New York, the most by an Oriole since Phil Bradley September 7, 1989 at Texas ... Appeared in 48 games for Triple-A Round Rock (Rangers), batting .368 (71-193) with 14 doubles, a triple, 24 homers and 66RBI ... Went 9-for-17 (.529) with two doubles, four homers, five runs scored and 10 RBI in the first four games of the year for theExpress ... Had five multi-homer games for the Express, including a three-homer night against Iowa on April 9 ... Drove in four or more runs in a game five times, including five-RBI efforts on April 9 against Iowa and July 20 against NewOrleans ... Posted three six-game hitting streaks (May 24-29, June 18-23 and July 17-22) ... Was 7-for-10 with four homers, six runs scored and nine RBI in three games June 18-20 against Omaha ... Went 5-for-13 with four homers and eight RBI in three games June 26-28 against Oklahoma City ... In 21 June games, batted .361 (30-83) with 10 homers and 28 RBI for the Express ... In 31 home games for the Express at Dell Diamond, hit .403 (50-124) with 20 homers and 52 RBI ... Batted .417 (10-24) with runners in scoring position and two out for Round Rock.
Was with Texas for 3 separate stints: Opening Day-April22, July 9-28, and Sept. 11-end of season ... did not appear on anyof the Rangers' postseason rosters...spent the balance of the seasonwith Oklahoma City (AAA).
Combined to hit .238 (93-391) with 21 home runs, 15 doubles and 59 RBI in 113 games over his 2 separate stints withTexas...finished fifth on the club in homers and sixth in RBI ...had seventh-most strikeouts in the A.L. (150)...started 92 games atfirst base, 10 at third base, and 4 as the DH...after return on August 25, topped the Rangers in average (.308), hits (41), RBI (26),and slugging (.496) over the rest of the season.
Batted .285 with 17 home runs, 23 doubles, and 55 RBI over 80 games for Texas in his major league debut...beginning withhis call-up on June 26, ranked among overall American League leaders in extra-base hits (T6th, 42), slugging (8th, .549), home runs(T8th), doubles (T10th), and RBI (T10th)...led all Rangers in each of those 5 categories as well as total bases (162) over thatspan...for the year, ranked among Texas team leaders in homers (4th), RBI (6th), extra-base hits (T6th), runs (8th), and doubles(T8th)...had 11 go-ahead RBI for the Rangers, 6th-most on the club...beginning June 29, would start 50 straight and 76 of the team'sfinal 80 contests...made 77 total starts, 46 at first base and 31 at third base...although he had played at first base throughout the early part of 2008, was switched to third late in the year when issues with Hank Blalock's right shoulder did not allow him to playthird...hit for higher average at home (.293) than on the road (.275), but had more homers (9) and higher slugging pct. (.558) in roadgames...had a .169 (10-59) average from Aug. 1-17 (16 games), but beginning Aug. 18 would hit .320 (40-125) the rest of the wayto finish at .285...opened career with season-high (twice) 6-game hit streak from June 26-July 2, T2nd-longest to begin a career inTexas history...had 4 straight multi-hit games July 22-26...recorded 26 multi-hit games, including career-high 4 hits on Sept. 26 at LAof Anaheim...had his contract purchased on June 26 and made his majorleague debut as a pinch-hitter that night in Houston...recorded an infield singleto third on the first pitch of his first career plate appearance (vs. OscarVillarreal)...would score from first on the next pitch on Marlon Byrd'striple...earlier on the day of his call-up, was named by Major LeagueBaseball as a member of the U.S. Team for the XM All-Star Futures Gameset to be played at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 13...would not end upplaying in that game as he would stay with the big league club.
Named Rangers' Tom Grieve Minor League Player of the Yearafter combining to bat .297 with 36 home runs and 118 RBI withBakersfield (A) and Frisco (AA) in second professional season...rankedsecond among all minor league players in both home runs andRBI...also placed among overall minor league leaders in total bases(5th, 296) and slugging (10th, .598)...recorded a 35-game hit streakwhile with Bakersfield, tying a California League record...ranked fourthin the California League in slugging (.573) and homers (24-tied)...led theclub in HR, RBI, and doubles despite missing the last month-plus of the season...had 5 multi-homer games (all 2-HR contests),including 4 HR in span of 2 games June 27-28...Played in Cal/Carolina League All-Star Game on June 19 at Stockton...was promotedto Frisco on July 30...had 2 HR on Aug. 10 vs. Tulsa...ranked second in Texas League with 11 HR and 25 RBI in August, earningRangers Minor League Player of the Month honors...hit .333 with 2 doubles in Texas League playoffs...played for Surprise Raftersin Arizona Fall League, going 3-for-13 with a HR and 2 RBI in 4 games.
Ranked among Northwest League leaders in extrabase hits (2nd, 34), home runs (3rd, 15), slugging (4th, .534), and doubles (T4th, 18) in first pro season at Spokane (short seasonA)...led the Indians in games, at-bats, runs, hits, doubles, home runs and RBI...named to the Topps and Baseball America's ShortSeason/Rookie All-Star teams at first base...received Northwest League postseason All-Star honors as the designated hitter...posteda season-high 19-game hit streak, the second longest in the NWL, from July 14-Aug. 3...named the organization's Minor LeaguePlayer of the Month for July, batting .343 (34-99) with 11 doubles, 10 home runs and 25 RBI...hit 3 home runs July 21 at Vancouver