Wei-Yin Chen starts strong, offense wakes up in Orioles' 7-1 win over Rays

In the eyes of Orioles manager Buck Showalter, left-hander Wei-Yin Chen battled some tough luck in his first two starts of the season. He pitched well enough to win, his skipper said, but was victimized by seeing-eye hits that led to some early exits. After allowing nearly two hits an inning in those starts, Chen set the tone early against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night at Camden...
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Yankees vs Orioles (4/8/14)

Ivan Nova (1-0, 3.18 ERA) is coming off a hard fought win against the Astros to start the season. He will be up against Wei-Yin Chen (0-1, 6.35 ERA) in game two against the Os. Nova pitched without his sharp curveball in Houston, which made his start a battle. He had to rely on his sinker and his infield who turned four double plays to help him survive 5 2/3 innings with two runs...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Wei-Yin Chen underwent knee surgery

The Baltimore Orioles announced that left-handed starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen completed successful surgery to remove bone spurs from his right knee last week. With the timing of the procedure, the Orioles expect Chen to be ready to go for the start of spring training. Executive president of baseball operations Dan Duquette told reporters — including Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles postseason hopes come down to series against Tampa Bay Rays

The Baltimore Orioles opened their 2013 regular season at Tropicana Field in April. Should they fail to win this weekend in Tampa, their season might end there as well. (Photo credit: Reuters Photo) For the Baltimore Orioles postseason hopes, it all comes down to this. Tonight the Orioles travel to the Sunshine State to begin a four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. Currently...
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Chen’s strong effort saves Baltimore Orioles from disaster

Chen was absolutely dealing on Wednesday, and his vigorous effort set the tone for the rest of the team (Photo: J. Meric/Getty Images North America) Wei-Yin Chen acted as the stopper tonight for the Baltimore Orioles, giving the club seven strong innings of two-run ball, all the while giving the O’s a chance to win, and the guys behind him did exactly that, beating the Tampa Bay...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Wei-Yin Chen set to return to Baltimore Orioles’ rotation Wednesday

Baltimore hopes that Chen can return to his pre-injury form (Photo:Jim Rogash/Getty Images North America) The Baltimore Orioles will get a much-needed lift on Wednesday in the form of Wei-Yin Chen. The left-hander from Taiwan will take the bump for O’s for the first time since May 12th, a 5-0 win over the Minnesota Twins, in which Chen suffered a right oblique injury that landed...
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles' Wei-Yin Chen throws 25 pitches pain-free

The Baltimore Orioles got Taylor Teagarden back yesterday, and they may be getting other reinforcements soon.  Wei-Yin Chen, who is on the disabled list with an oblique strain, is making progress in his rehab.  The first big hurdle was cleared yesterday as he threw from 65-70 feet. Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com says Chen threw 25 pitches yesterday and felt no pain.  He will...
Via MLB Injury News
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles win, but lose Wei-Yin Chen to injury

Baltimore Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen left today's game after the fifth scoreless due to a right oblique strain.  The Orioles won the game, 6-0, but the team may have lost their best starting pitcher. As reported by Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com, "Chen walked off the mound, grabbing his side following Eduardo Escobar's groundout to end the fifth. Oblique...
Via MLB Injury News
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles P Chen wants to be more competitive

Wei-Yin Chen has become Baltimore's biggest winner. Just 12 months ago, Chen was an unknown for the Orioles. The 27-year-old Taiwan native arrived in Baltimore by way of Japan, where he spent four seasons. The unknown turned into a huge bargain for Baltimore, who signed him to a three-year, $11 million contract before the 2012 season. Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada and...
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February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Rookie Hazing Includes Wei-Yin Chen As An Asian Fan-Girl

When was the last time Orioles rookies were smiling during rookie hazing in mid-September? Not in the 21st century. At 81-62, the Orioles are tied for the A.L. East lead and having a great time dressing rookies in panties, Chinese takeout boxes and tutus. There was pitcher Wei-Yin Chen (12-9, 4.00) dressed as a Asian fan-girl, his trainer in a hotdog costume and his translator in...
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September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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