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AL East: Chris Davis heading to DL

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Say it ain’t so, Crush. Chris Davis will head to the 10-day disabled list. His MRI yesterday morning confirmed that the first baseman sustained a Grade 1 oblique strain after Monday night’s game against the White Sox. His injury came in the third inning after the slugger hit a ball to the Sox warning track. Trey Mancini took Davis’ place and so far has been slated to fill his spot during his DL stint.

Davis has begun rehab and while the Orioles are not expecting this injury to linger, it’s fairly identical to the one the veteran suffered in 2014 on the opposite side and missed 15 days for. So there’s no rush to get Davis back on the field. He’s currently slashing .226/.320/.461.

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