In the midst of a breakout season, Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has dealt with just about as much PED speculation as any player in the league. “Crush,” whose 37 home runs are already a career high, has an outside chance at hitting 60 home runs this season despite entering the year with less than 80 in his career.

As the news cycle goes, Davis has again been on the PED-defense trail this week with news that Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Ryan Braun was suspended for the remainder of the 2013 season due to his connection to the Biogensis clinic. Davis appeared on MLB Network Radio Wednesday to discuss PED usage in baseball and react to the Braun suspension.

“Like I said time and time again, I have nothing to hide; that’s why I’ve been so open about it, that’s why I’ve been so willing to talk about it,” Davis said. “Anytime you go from being a good everyday player to an All-Star-caliber player as quickly as I did, there’s gonna be some questions. An the fact that all the stuff about Braun has come out and come to light, I think just speaks volumes about how well the league is doing to clean it up and really catch guys who are trying to cheat.

“If you’re given the opportunity and put in the work, you can make the changes and make the adjustments” to your game, Davis added.

Listen below to hear how Davis first felt when he heard the Braun suspension news, and catch Inside Pitch with Casey Stern and Jim Bowden, weekdays on MLB Network Radio, XM channel 89 and Sirius channel 209.

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