Watch Orioles' Chris Davis Lose the Ball in His Own Jersey After a Foul Tip

Josh Schoch@JoshSchochAnalyst IIISeptember 10, 2013

Chris Davis pulled a Houdini against the New York Yankees on Monday, making a ball disappear.

The Baltimore Orioles first baseman, who has earned a reputation for sending balls out of the park, took one into his jersey on a bad swing.

After whiffing on a pitch from CC Sabathia, the ball ricochets and takes an odd bounce before hopping up and skidding along Davis' jersey.

Chris Davis just fouled a ball INTO HIS OWN SHIRT. WAT.

— Productive Outs (@ProductiveOuts) September 9, 2013

Davis leads the majors in home runs with 48 on the year, though it certainly didn't look like it on that swing. 

Chris Davis just fouled off a ball and it went in his shirt.. Lol he can do everything! #amazing

— Lucas Lowry (@LJLowry21) September 9, 2013

Texas Rangers fans can certainly take delight in the play. 

That's the Chris Davis I remember

— Rich (@RAKcity27) September 10, 2013

The Orioles won 4-2, and the game also featured a shouting match between managers Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter. The Yankees are now three games back of the Tampa Bay Rays for the second wild-card spot, while Baltimore is just 1.5 games back.

The Orioles will certainly be counting on Davis' power down the stretch. 

 

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