How Davis developed into an elite hitter

Chris Davis has swung at fewer out of zone pitches and hit more fly balls this season. Patrick Smith/Getty Images

BALTIMORE -- Chris Davis was anxious at the plate against CC Sabathia on Friday, chasing pitches out of the strike zone, perhaps in the way that he did in those frustrating days when he was with the Texas Rangers. During that game, Robinson Cano reached first base and he turned to Davis.