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Orioles trying to trade Ryan Webb and Brian Matusz

The Baltimore Orioles are trying to unload a pair of pitchers in Ryan Webb and Brian Matusz. Webb has made a career out of being a reliable ground ball pitcher with a career 3.37 ERA but the Orioles simply have no space for him in their bullpen. He was designated for assignment over the weekend but no one is willing to take on his $2.75 million salary meaning the Orioles are now...
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan in Orioles jersey eats dirt trying to corral foul ball at Mets-Cards game (vid)

A fan regaled in a Baltimore Orioles jersey taking in the New York Mets-St. Louis Cardinals game — of all things — on Thursday utterly and spectacularly failed while attempting to snag a foul ball. It’s unclear why this fellow elected to rock an Orioles’ Brian Matusz jersey to a game not involving the Baltimore...Read More The post Fan in Orioles jersey eats dirt trying to...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Matusz as a Potential Starter

In 2011, Brian Matusz had one of the worst seasons imaginable as a pitcher. At the end of Spring Training, he suffered an intercoastal strain and missed the first three months of the season. In his first start back, he gave up one run in 5 2/3 innings pitched, struck out three and walked none. […]
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Latest On Mets and O’s Lefty Reliever Matusz

Left-handed reliever Brian Matusz has a “robust” market, and is getting several trade inquiries, says Oriole’s GM Dan Duquette. The Orioles have four lefthanded relievers, counting closer Zach Britton, so it’s a possibility,writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, who also adds that after the Mets’ interest leaked out in Matusz many other teams became interested. Of course the...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

O’s Willing To Include Cash To Move Brian Matusz, But Mets Looking At Other Options

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports the Orioles are open to trading left-handed reliever Brian Matusz, but his $3.2 million salary and remaining year of arbitration likely will give prospective suitors pause. He adds that the Mets have scouted Matusz, and while the Orioles are willing to include cash in a deal, the Mets may prefer other options, major-league sources told him...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Replacing Josh Edgin with Brian Matusz

It has been reported that the Mets are scouting lefty-reliever Brian Matusz. The 28-year-old starter turned reliever has one year left of team control, as a Super Two earner, and is a replacement candidate for Josh Edgin, who was lost for the season due to Tommy John surgery. For Sandy Alderson to acquire Matusz, he would obviously need to trade something as well as be wiling to...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Mets Scouting O’s Lefty Reliever Brian Matusz

The Mets have been scouting Baltimore Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz, according to Dan Martin in the New York Post. Matusz is a starter turned reliever with the Baltimore Orioles, making the switch during the 2012 season. In 2014, Matusz posted a 2-3 record with a 3.48 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 51 2/3 innings pitched. Left-handed batters hit .223/.277/.350 against him, compared...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Patrick's Day Special: Kyle Kendrick, Brian Matusz Square Off As Phils Host Orioles

NOTICE: TODAY'S GAME IS THREATENED BY T-STORMS AND SHOWERS. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR ANY FURTHER UPDATES. Yesterday was not a good day for the Phils as they were shut out by the Pirates 5-0. Sean O'Sullivan improved himself a bit, allowing two earned runs on four hits in four innings...
Via Philliedelphia
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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