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Matt Wieters needs the Orioles to want him back

For Matt Wieters, last season’s Tommy John surgery could not have come at a worse time. Instead of putting up monster numbers and continuing to show that he is one of the best defensive catchers in the league, Wieters’ walk year has been spent rehabbing his surgically repaired eblow, regaining his swing, and getting used to playing baseball on consecutive days. It has not gone...
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ben Revere gifted Matt Wieters a home run

This ball hit by Matt Wieters in the sixth inning of Friday night’s Orioles-Blue Jays game wasn’t going out of the yard. Hell, it was going to be caught. But Ben Revere lost control of the ball, dropping it over the wall and gifting Wieters an extremely easy home run. Well, I guess *something* had to eventually go wrong for the Blue Jays. Baltimore’s offense didn’t...
Via The Outside Corner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Matt Wieters lived up to expectations?

Tonight marks six years since the major league debut of Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters. Wieters fielded a bunt and recorded an out on the very first pitch of that game, and when he stepped to the plate for the first time, was welcomed by a standing ovation and enormous applause from the Baltimore crowd. Matt Wieters came into his career with near-messianic expectations, at...
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Wieters Could Begin Orioles’ Season On DL After Tommy John Surgery

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. Showalter said...
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
June 17, 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...
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...
May 21, 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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