According to Jon Heyman, Chris Davis is looking for an eight-year commitment in the neighborhood of $200 million.
The Baltimore Orioles -- his former team -- have reportedly offered the first baseman about $150 million over seven years. That's a substantial commitment for a slugger that is going into his age-30 season.
The additional year and $50 million that Davis is looking for could -- at least partially -- be his agent, Scott Boras, just being tougher in negotiations. That being said, it isn't hard to imagine Davis earning a contract worth an annual average value of $25 million.
Despite Davis coming off of a season where he dominated with his bat, the 2014 season is still well-within recent memory and may scare some teams off from making a long commitment. Despite having a below-average season at the plate in 2014 according to wRC+, Davis still managed to hit 26 home runs.
Over the past four seasons, Davis has hit 159 home runs which is the most in all of baseball beating second-place Edwin Encarnacion by eight dingers.
Whether Boras is just playing hardball or not, Davis could command more than what the Orioles have reportedly offered for his premium left-handed power.