Found April 27, 2014 on Sports Rumor Alert:
The Baltimore Orioles have designated outfielder Steve Pearce for assignment, according to MASN's Roch Kubatko.Hearing #orioles will DFA Steve Pearce and temporarily go with 13-man pitching staff. Not official yet.— Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch) April 22, 2014Pearce had just one hit in seven at-bats in three games for Baltimore this season. He has been with the team in parts of the last three seasons. Last year he hit .261 with four home runs and 13 RBI in 44 games for the Orioles. He also had an OBP of .368 thanks to 15 walks.The 31-year old has a career .237 batting average with 17 home runs and 91 RBI in eight big league season between four clubs. He began his career with the Pirates where he spent the first five years of his career. He split the 2012 season with Baltimore, Houston and the Yankees. He has been in Baltimore for two full seasons.Pearce has the ability to play both corner outfield spots as well as first base and has DH'ed multiple times for the O's. He would ...
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