ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The change of scenery was good for Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, the Texas native who came up through the Rangers organization.
Nearly two years after being traded, Davis was back in Texas fresh off his first All-Star game and leading the majors with 37 home runs.
Before Friday night's series opener, Davis says it was nice to get away from a place where he was known by everybody and go somewhere where nobody really knew him.
Davis says he felt like there were a lot of obstacles to overcome with the Rangers, and that he got labeled as ``an all-or-nothing guy.'' He says it would have been really hard to reverse that opinion in Texas.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Tanaka's Yanks take aim at sweep of Stros On Monday, the Yankees shipped pending free agent Aroldis Chapman to the National League. Yet, don’t be surprised if their rollicking performance of late tables...
Thumbnail Cubs-White Sox standoff moves to Wrigleyville The Cubs and their fans couldn’t wait to get Aroldis Chapman into yesterday’s action. Yet, a no-show on offense prevented the squad’s new closer from even...
Thumbnail Mets, Cardinals lock horns in series finale Last night, Bartolo Colon helped the Mets earn a doubleheader split with the Cardinals as only he could. The majors’ oldest player spotted that 86 mph...
Thumbnail Reds vs. Giants Prediction Will bettors be able to cash the over when the Giants host the Reds at 3:45PM ET?
Thumbnail Padres vs. Blue Jays Prediction Will it be a high-scoring game today when the Blue Jays host the Padres at 12:10PM ET?
More inMLB Articles  
Advertisement

MLB Team Pages