Orioles right fielder
Davis said he believes the pain came from making a diving catch on Wednesday in Seattle. He woke up Thursday with a stiff neck and made about 10 throws before batting practice before pain in his neck increased.
"It was just one of those things where the more I threw the worse it got," Davis said.
But Davis said 24 hours has made a huge difference, and that he might have started on Friday if All-Star left-hander C.J. Wilson wasn't starting for the Angels.