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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

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

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

Orioles place Matt Wieters on DL

GI After trying to play though the pain, Matt Wieters has finally ended up on the disabled list. The 27-year-old Wieters has been dealing with a strained right elbow for the last few weeks. He recently has been limited to designated hitter duties but the good news is that he not need surgery following a visit to Dr. James Andrews. Wieters and the Orioles believe the catcher could...
Via Tireball.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Wieters does not need surgery on elbow

GI The Baltimore Orioles got some good news on Wednesday after it was revealed that catcher Matt Wieters did not require surgery on his right elbow. According to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun, Wieters is not considered a candidate for surgery after having his MRI examined by Dr. James Andrews. Matt Wieters elbow MRI has been reviewed by Dr. James Andrews and he's is not considered...
Via Tireball.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Update: Orioles' catcher Matt Wieters to avoid DL and surgery

Updating on a previous report, Orioles’ catcher Matt Wieters is going to play through his arm soreness and likely avoid a stay on the disabled list. The Baltimore Sun’s Dan Connolly reported earlier today that Wieters will continue to DH, which he did yesterday, until his arm feels better.Bottom line is that Wieters is not considered a surgery candidate and if possible will...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Wieters would love to stay with Baltimore Orioles long-term.

SARASOTA, Fla. — Matt Wieters would love to be a Baltimore Oriole for the rest of his career. If the business side of the game permits. The 6-foot-5, 230-pound starting catcher loves the city of Baltimore and described the five years he has spent with the Orioles as a gift. “I think every player’s dream is to be able to win championships and be able to stay with a team for...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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