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Which 2015 All-Stars could look weird in hindsight?

Skimming through the All-Star game roster this year, there are some names that shouldn’t surprise: Mike Trout, Josh Donaldson and Bryce Harper. Not all All-Stars are MVP candidates and studs. In 2012, the Chicago Cubs needed a first baseman with Anthony Rizzo still in the minors and journeyman Bryan LaHair snatched up the starting job. In the first half of the season, he was shockingly...
Via The Outside Corner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Which 2015 All-Stars could look weird in hindsight?

Skimming through the All-Star game roster this year, there are some names that shouldn’t surprise: Mike Trout, Josh Donaldson and Bryce Harper. Not all All-Stars are MVP candidates and studs. In 2012, the Chicago Cubs needed a first baseman with Anthony Rizzo still in the minors and journeyman Bryan LaHair snatched up the starting job. In the first half of the season, he was shockingly...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ninth-Inning Rally Falls Short for Gwinnett Braves

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – The Gwinnett Braves (15-17) nearly came from three runs down to steal a victory from the Syracuse Chiefs (14-18) on Tuesday, but left the bases loaded in the ninth inning to lose 5-4 in the second game of a four-game series at Coolray Field. The G-Braves entered the final frame down 5-2, but a single, a walk and back-to-back run-scoring doubles against right...
Via i70baseball
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Nationals 9

The Mets defeated the Nationals by a score of 11-9 during today’s spring training matchup in Port St. Lucie. New York jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead in the first with a solo home run from Curtis Granderson. Granderson finished the day going 1 for 2 with a walk. Michael Cuddyer also contributed early with a home run in the third inning off of reliever Evan Meek. However, it wasn’t...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Minor league players signed by the Nationals

Evan Meek The Washington Nationals have been busy the past few weeks tying up the loose ends with the Max Scherzer deal. Before this deal happened though, the Nationals were making quieter moves, drafting players to minor league contracts. These players have to potential to be the future of the organization and should not be overlooked even with the Scherzer deal. Here are a few...
Via isportsweb.com
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Meek: Guitar Hero

A lot of professional baseball players – especially pitchers – play the guitar. Evan Meek is among the best of them. The 31-year-old right-handed reliever takes music nearly as seriously as he does pitching. He’s been playing for two decades and composes his own songs. Meek, who has a 3.63 ERA over 179 career outings, […]
Via Fangraphs
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles add pitchers Saunders, Meek and Gausman

BALTIMORE (AP) Left-hander Joe Saunders is back in the major leagues, returning to the Baltimore Orioles after pitching with Triple-A Norfolk. Saunders had a 1.50 ERA in 10 appearances with the Tides. He was signed after going 0-5 with Texas in a stint that ended with a poor showing against the Orioles at Camden Yards. He said Monday: ''It's funny because I was in the visiting...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles recall Evan Meek, Joe Saunders

getty images It is September and that means callups and roster expansion. The Baltimore Orioles recalled reliever Evan Meek and starting pitcher Joe Saunders on Monday. Meek has struggled during his 15 appearances this season posting a 7.47 ERA. He figures to be used simply as a relief pitcher in games that are out of hand. Saunders will be used in a similar role. Expect the 33-year...
Via Tireball.com
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles option Evan Meek to Triple-A, Kevin Gausman to minor league DL?

getty The Baltimore Orioles have sent relief pitcher Evan Meek to Triple-A Norfolk. Following a doubleheader on Thursday the Orioles are sending Meek down. He began the season with 9 1/3 scoreless innings but has allowed a whopping nine runs over his last 2 1/3 innings of work. The Orioles will call up another pitcher. Gausman had an X-ray which apparently revealed the intercostal...
Via Tireball.com
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 27: Orioles 5 Pirates 1 // Game 28: Orioles 6 Pirates 5

Once upon a time, this day was off to a promising start for the Pirates. Charlie Morton cruised through three innings and the Pirates had runners more or less perpetually on base in the early innings against Bud Norris despite only scoring one run. Then the rain came, Morton lost his edge, and when the Orioles put three runs on the board in the bottom of the fourth it felt like the...
Via WHYGAVS?
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays blast way to 9-3 win over Orioles

TORONTO, On. — Three-run home runs by Brett Lawrie and Melky Cabrera in the eighth inning led the Toronto Blue Jays to a 9-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday. Lawrie blasted a 1-1 pitch from O’s reliever Evan Meek into deep centre field scoring Juan Francisco and Colby Rasmus, breaking a 3-3 deadlock to give the Blue Jays a 6-3 late lead. Cabrera’s home run came later...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' Adam Jones and Evan Meek both out with illness

The game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday was postponed due to inclement weather. Normally a postponement isn't at top of a team's want list. In the case of the Orioles where the flu has been sweeping through their clubhouse, an extra day off isn't a bad thing particularly when star outfielder Adam Jones and reliever Evan Meek were send home...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays-Orioles game Tuesday postponed, no makeup date announced

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Tuesday's night game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles has been postponed by rain. A steady downpour and low temperatures were predicted for much of the night. No makeup date was immediately announced. Baltimore won the opener of the three-game set 7-1 on Monday, and the series was scheduled to conclude Wednesday afternoon. Tampa Bay announced Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic in Sarasota

MICHAEL STACK MLB WRITER The Orioles have been dominant in Grapefruit League play so far this spring; with the most trivial concern is wondering if the team could be peaking too early.  At this point the Orioles appear more prepared and focused than the other teams they have faced.  It is wonderful to see the team bear fruit so early in the process, but the playoffs are a long...
Via TopSportsReport
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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