The hottest hitter in major league baseball is no stranger to Round Rock Express fans. In fact, people out here expected him to make it big.
Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles grabbed the sport’s attention by hitting a home run in each of his first four games — a feat accomplished previously by only Willie Mays, Mark McGwire and Nelson Cruz. Davis racked up more RBIs (17) in his first five games than anyone else in major league history.
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Players who have homered in the first four games of a season:
Willie Mays; San Francisco; 1971
Mark McGwire; St. Louis; 1998
Nelson Cruz; Texas; 2011
Chris Davis; Baltimore; 2013