How Chris Davis is Crushing the Record Books
Friday, July 5, 2013 at 10:54AM
David Golebiewski in Baltimore Orioles, Brady Anderson, Chris Davis, Orioles, home runs

Chris Davis has crushed a major league-leading 32 home runs already this season, leaving him just one clout shy of matching his 2012 total and putting him in prime position to break the Orioles' single-season home run record, set by Brady Anderson (50 HR) in 1996. Somewhere, Earl Weaver is smiling. How has the Rangers castoff maintained a homer pace that would make him the first batter to go deep 60 times in a season since Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa in 2001? Here's a breakdown of how Davis is breaking down opposing pitchers.

Davis' home run spray chart


Davis' slugging percentage by pitch location

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