Orioles place Chris Davis on the disabled list with an oblique injury

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The Orioles announced on Wednesday that first baseman Chris Davis has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right oblique. First baseman David Washington has been promoted to the major league roster from Triple-A Norfolk.

Davis, 31, suffered the injury after lining out in the third inning of Monday’s game against the White Sox. On the season, he’s hitting .226/.320/.461 with 14 home runs and 26 RBI.

Washington, 26, has yet to make his major league debut. With Norfolk, he was batting .291/.344/.517 with 10 home runs and 26 RBI in 221 PA.