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Pre-spring training edition: "10 questions for Orioles fans" - Steve Melewski

Yes, it is indeed time for the latest edition of "10 questions." Answer one, two, three or all of them. Give a short answer or long one. I look forward to the responses. Now, on to the questions: 1) What is Matt Wieters' future with the team? Does he get ... Read More
Via MASN
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes’ days with the Mets appear officially over

While the New York Mets’ young and live-armed pitching staff got all the attention en route to a NLCS win and World Series appearance, the bats also came along for the ride. Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes made a major impact and the Mets were hopeful of keeping him around beyond last season. But how long the Mets wanted to keep Cespedes around appears to be the sticking point...
Via The Comeback
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Three MLB free agents who are likely due to get overpaid

We are about to enter the free agent frenzy that is the MLB offseason. Hundreds of millions (and probably into the billions) of dollars will be thrown around, players will join new teams, and fans will react in excitement or agony with the new pieces their club has acquired. It’s not all positive, however, as under the pressure of adding players, general managers can throw around...
Via The Outside Corner
November 04, 2015  |  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
September 04, 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
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

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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