FORT MYERS, Fla. — Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who underwent Tommy John surgery last June, is “unlikely” to begin the season with the team, manager Buck Showalter said.
Wieters played catcher for the first time Tuesday and reported no ill effects after the game. However, on Wednesday, the Orioles shut him down from catching for at least a week.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who underwent Tommy John surgery last June, is ''unlikely'' to begin the season with the team, manager Buck Showalter said.
Wieters played catcher for the first time on Tuesday and reported no ill effects after the game. However on Wednesday, the Orioles shut him down from catching for at least a week.
Showalter said that...
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March 21, 2015
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Baltimore catcher Matt Wieters has elbow tendinitis following his return from Tommy John surgery and won't play until at least Sunday.
The three-time All-Star caught six innings Tuesday against Minnesota in his first game behind the plate since elbow surgery June 17. He is 0 for 23 at the plate in spring training.
''The big day for us was coming into today,''...
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March 18, 2015
Baltimore Orioles’ All Star catcher Matt Wieters made his catching debut in Spring Training yesterday. His first appearance behind home plate since his 2014 was abruptly cut short appeared to end well. Today, we found out it was quite the opposite.
#Orioles shut down Matt Wieters from catching due to elbow tendinitis http://t.co/c55ywjelgO
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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...
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...
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...
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...