06/07/2013 02:06 pm ET

Jonah Keri On Baltimore's Heavy-hitting Chris Davis - Grantland


For the first 1,495 at-bats of his career, Chris Davis looked like a thousand big, lumbering, mediocre sluggers before him. He didn't run well and didn't field well. He had a terrible batting approach, one that could best be described as swing for the moon, then offer every fan on the third-base side a nice, cool breeze.

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