Baltimore Orioles first baseman David Washington

Congratulations to JP Longball instructor, David Washington! David made his MLB debut on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 when he was called up to DH against the Chicago White Sox. The Baltimore Orioles roster welcomes first baseman David Washington, who is expected to play in place of the ailing Chris Davis.

With Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis headed to the disabled list, many assumed that would mean that Pedro Alvarez would have a chance to prove his worth, or the team would use Trey Mancini and Mark Trumbo and promote someone else.

Not so fast.

What does this mean? First, it means that the Orioles aren’t satisfied with Alvarez at first base either. It also makes it likely that Alvarez will see the writing on the wall and opt-out, which works for me.

But, who is David Washington?

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