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MATT WIETERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Matt Wieters: The Latest Victim Of The Tommy John Epidemic

Another victim has fallen due to the Tommy John epidemic, although this casualty is not of the same variety as the others.  Unlike the recent barrage of young power pitchers going under the knife for Tommy John surgery, now Baltimore Orioles All-Star catcher Matt Wieters will undergo the procedure and miss the remainder of the 2014 season. While Matt Wieters is always a defensive...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles lose catcher Matt Wieters for the season

It’s official; the Baltimore Orioles have lost catcher Matt Wieters for the rest of the season. Wieters, who has been out for over a month, underwent Tommy John surgery today and has begun his long, 9 month road to recovery. The injury is one that would effect the Orioles in a major way any season, as Wieters is a premier catcher in the league, mainly on the defensive end. Wieters...
Via isportsweb.com
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Matt Wieters to undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday

The Baltimore Orioles (35-33) confirmed late this afternoon that All-Star catcher Matt Wieters will undergo season ending Tommy John surgery.  Wieters had another MRI today, followed by a visit with orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.CA Matt Wieters is scheduled to have right UCL reconstruction tomorrow afternoon. Recovery time expected to be 9 months.— Baltimore Orioles ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Matt Wieters to have UCL Reconstruction

Picture via zimbio.com Orioles catcher Matt Wieters visited Dr. James Andrews on Monday to decide if he would need to go ahead and have UCL reconstruction surgery. When a professional athlete goes to visit Dr. Andrews, you know it can’t be good. After dealing with some elbow soreness early in the year, the Orioles placed Wieters on the 15-Day DL to see if the soreness would eventually...
Via DC Sports-Kings
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Wieters Season Over - Tommy John Surgery

The Baltimore Orioles will finish the 2014 MLB season without their All-Star catcher Matt Wieters, who will undergo Tommy John surgery. Back at the beginning of May we speculated that he might require the surgery. He has not played since May 10th forcing the Orioles to rely on Nick Hundley & Caleb Joseph. Hundley is hitting .226 with one home run and 7 RBI while Joseph...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Wieters to undergo Tommy John surgery

GI The Baltimore Orioles were bracing for bad news in regards to the elbow of catcher Matt Wieters, they got that bad news on Monday. Via twitter the Orioles announced that Wieters will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday and is expected to need nine months in order to recover. CA Matt Wieters is scheduled to have right UCL reconstruction tomorrow afternoon. Recovery time expected...
Via Tireball.com
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Matt Wieters unlikely to return in next two weeks

The Baltimore Orioles finished a weekend series against the Houston Astros with a 9-4 win. The win move the Orioles back above .500 at 28-27, third in the American League East. Manny Machado hit a grand slam in a winning effort. Outfielder Nelson Cruz left the game after being hit by a pitch. In other injury news, catcher Matt Wieters threw yesterday, as he continues to rehab...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Elbow of Orioles catcher Matt Wieters is getting better

GI The discomfort in the right elbow of Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wiester’s elbow has been improving. According to the Baltimore Sun, Wieters has reported improvement daily since a platelet-rich plasma injection on May 12. This is good news but no date has been set for Wieters to begin throwing. A two-time All-Star, Wieters was hitting .308/.339/.500 with five home runs and...
Via Tireball.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss
IS THAT PERMANENT?

Orioles misspell Matt Wieters' name on plaque

Last June, Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters belted a three-run home run that landed on the street in front of the warehouse behind Camden Yards.The feat is no small task. It is had been done just 68 times in the stadium's 21-year history. To commemorate the accomplishment, the team places plaques along the street with the name of the players who hit the street on a fly...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Crystal Ball 2012: Matt Wieters

Matt Wieters is finally starting to fulfill the massive promise he showed in the minors.His bat finally started to come around and he flashed some of that power we expected to see from Day 1. He smacked 22 homers, and easily set career highs in slugging percentage and ISO. I don't think anyone believed that Wieters would be such a good defensive catcher but he delivered Gold...
Via Dempsey's Army
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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