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Orioles Rumors: Baltimore will make J.J. Hardy a 'fair offer' this offseason

J.J. Hardy has had an interesting year for the Baltimore Orioles. From 2011 to 2013, he averaged 25.6 home runs per season, but this season he has only hit nine. He has seen his average go up from .263 to .279 this season, so he isn't on the decline.#151803146 / gettyimages.comHardy is scheduled to hit the free agent market at the end of the season and the Orioles would like...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: MRI comes back clean for J.J. Hardy

The MRI for Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy shows no structural damage to his back. He received a cortisone shot and hopes to return for Friday's game against the Yankees in Baltimore. Ryan Flaherty will play shortstop for Tuesday night's game against the Red Sox in Fenway Park.Hardy had a Cortisone injection in his SI joint. MRI today same as before. Back is ok...
Via MLB Injury News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: J.J. Hardy likely out until Friday

The Baltimore Orioles appear to be cruising to the AL East title, with a 9.5 game lead and only twenty games left in the regular season. Shortstop J.J. Hardy, who exited a game on September 1 with back spasms (although he's played since then) will return to Baltimore for a doctor's examination and then and likely rest until Friday, according to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB...
Via MLB Injury News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis, JJ Hardy make one lucky fan’s dream come true

Baltimore Orioles stars Chris Davis and JJ Hardy met with cancer patient Arron Elliot at his home via FaceTime ( courtesy of Joe Crocetta/Harrold Mail Media) Arron Elliot is a 45 year old resident of Halfway, Maryland who’s battling esophageal cancer, but it’s a battle that he’s sadly not going to be able to win. After doctors gave Elliot three months to live, the Washington...
Via DC Sports-Kings
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: J.J. Hardy exits with back spasm

As the Baltimore Orioles enter September, they may be another player down.  After losing Manny Machado and Steve Pearce, shortstop J.J. Hardy left today's game against the Minnesota Twins with apparent back spasms. Hardy left game with a lower back spasm.— Steve Melewski (@masnSteve) September 1, 2014Hardy is one of the premire bats in the offense so losing him for any...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Orioles are clearly the best team in the East

J.J. Hardy Nick Markakis – Photo Credit – Keith Allison   As we turn the calendar over to September, we’re officially past the “dog days” of summer. Now is the time where EVERY game is important. And I mean every game — a blown save or one bad inning could be the difference between whether you are playing baseball in October…or you are playing Golf in October. Some...
Via Hot Stove MLB
16 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Hardy hitting well, but he said thumb injury 'is definitely not in the past'

Since returning from a left thumb injury that kept him out for three games, Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy entered Tuesday with six hits in 16 at-bats, including three multihit games out of four. Through Monday, Hardy was batting .396 in August while still playing through pain in his thumb. “I don’t know,” said Hardy, who turned 32 on Tuesday. “Maybe I’m not trying to do...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Hardy and the Quick Turn

My Sunday afternoon was spent covering the Cleveland Indians and the Baltimore Orioles game at Progressive Field. In the fifth inning, something caught my eye from the press box: Quite the double play turned by the #Orioles to kill a potential rally with two on in the fifth. Nice snag by Gausman, quick turn by […]
Via Fangraphs
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: J.J. Hardy scratched with thumb sprain

The Baltimore Orioles scratched shortstop J.J. Hardy prior to their game Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals due to a left thumb sprain, reports Roch Kubtako of / gettyimages.comIt seems as though the injury occurred during batting practice, as Hardy was in the original lineup. Ryan Flaherty moved to shortstop to replace Hardy, with Jonathan Schoop...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

J.J. Hardy (SS, BAL) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In Most Leagues ANALYSIS: J.J. Hardy is owned in just 67% of Yahoo! Leagues which is surprising considering the lack of fantasy depth at the shortstop position. Fantasy Baseball Owners may have avoided picking him up due to Hardy’s sudden lack of power. For a guy who has hit at least 22 bombs five times […]
Via RotoBaller
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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