Earlier in the week, we thought we'd give the Orioles Stud of the Week nod to Wei-Yin Chen, who made a triumphant return after being on the disabled list for two months. On Wednesday night, he threw seven innings and only gave up three hits in a 6-1 win over the Texas Rangers. But a former Ranger himself just won't stop hitting home runs . . .
Stud of the Week for July 8-15:
Heading into the All-Star Break (in which he'll be starting and participating in the Home Run Derby), Davis homered four times in as many games, bringing his slugging percentage up to a whopping .717.
The Orioles slugger blasted his 37th home run Sunday afternoon against the Blue Jays, tying Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson for the American League record for most home runs before the All-Star Break.