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The future of the Orioles at first base

Photo: zimbio.com Christian Walker is the latest Oriole prospect to join the team late in the season. On Wednesday night, he made his major league debut and collected a hit while playing first base. The 23 year old is highly regarded in the organization, and posted impressive numbers while spending time in AA Bowie and AAA Norfolk this season. While in the minors, he batted .288...
Via DC Sports-Kings
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Pearce (1B/OF, BAL) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: This should be a fairly obvious pickup, but somehow Steve Pearce is only owned in 48% of Yahoo leagues. If you’re still contending, or are in a playoff battle, and Pearce is available go grab him now off the waiver wire and put this post-hype sleeper into your lineup. He’s […]
Via RotoBaller
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Cursory Thoughts on 6 Breakout Seasons

For anyone who’s stumbled upon our site prior to this April, you probably have seen our Top 200 Countdown. During the offseason we release around three intense player profiles per day counting down the top 200 players in our rankings for the upcoming season. We get pretty detailed with our analysis in these profiles, and we do it for us just as much as we do it for you. While the...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Toolkit: Sample Sizes Part 1

With the season winding down, the leaves changing, and fantasy 'ships on the line, I posted a question over on the Reddit Fantasy Baseball sub last week.  I asked what fantasy baseball topic redditors would most like to hear about on these electronic pages.  There were many great responses and although I only committed initially to writing about the subject that got the most...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steve Pearce hits two home runs as Orioles sweep Blue Jays with 6-1 win

The sweet smell of celebration -- an odorous combination of champagne and beer -- still lingered inside the home clubhouse of Camden Yards one day after the Orioles wrapped up the American League East title. Backed by a two-homer game from Steve Pearce, there was no hangover Wednesday night as the Orioles swept the second-place Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-1 victory in front of an...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

I Gotta Steve Something Pearce

Here's an example from your own life. You walked into a bar and negged the first girl you saw. Told her she had nice hair, then immediately asked her how often she dyes it. Never worked before. This girl laughed and talked to your dopey ass. She even thought it was charming when you told her to pay the bar tab. Went home, had great sex and the next morning she's moving...
Via Razzball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pearce hits 2 HRs as champion Orioles beat Toronto

BALTIMORE (AP) Steve Pearce homered twice and drove in four runs as the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep. Pearce, one of the key components of Baltimore's surprising season, hit a solo shot in the third inning and a three-run drive in the fifth. His 20 homers this year are three more than the 31-year-old...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Losers no more, Orioles celebrate AL East title

BALTIMORE (AP) This one goes a long way toward making up for all the losing seasons, the meaningless Septembers and meager crowds at Camden Yards for the final games on the schedule. The Baltimore Orioles are AL East champions for the first time since 1997, and they marked the occasion with a celebration that lasted long after the final out of their clinching 8-2 win over the Toronto...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch first AL East title since 1997

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years following a run of 14 consecutive losing seasons. It’s...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch AL East crown with win over Blue Jays

  The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years following a run of 14 consecutive losing seasons. Afterward, the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch AL East with 8-2 win over Blue Jays

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years following a run of 14 consecutive losing seasons...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Liam Walsh vs. Gary Sykes added to Fury-Chisora II; Bradley Skeete returns this weekend

Bradley Skeete aims to make it a hat-trick of KO wins when he faces Brazilian Leandro Mendes Pinto this Saturday at the York Hall, Bethnal Green. The undefeated Penge welterweight is riding on two back-to-back stoppages. In April he stopped Italian Tobia Giuseppe Loriga in seven rounds and then in July he halted Steven Pearce in three rounds, to bring his record to six stoppages...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

FenwayNation's '14 All-Under-Rated MLB Team

As our own Carmine Hose sink slowly into the September haze, it occurred to us that it might be interesting to identify the players in baseball who are the most under-rated at each position. After all, one of the tenets of the "MoneyBall" era (to which the Red Sox basically subscribe) is identifying and acquiring undervalued players—much as Ben Cherington did so skillfully...
Via FenwayNation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Baltimore’s Steve Pearce the Most Underrated Player in Baseball?

Most people don’t know his name, but he’s been one of the most important players for the Baltimore Orioles in 2014. Baseball has always loved versatile players. Managers love guys who can play all over the diamond and give them options and versatility, and Orioles 1B/OF Steve Pearce is the type of player every manager would love to have. Click here to read more on numberFire...
Via Batting Leadoff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pearce, Harrison among game's biggest surprises

Steve Pearce may be the perfect embodiment of Baltimore's surprising year. The 31-year-old first baseman had never played more than 61 games in a season until 2014, but his 17 home runs - 13 more than his previous career high - have helped put the Orioles on the verge of an AL East title. ''It always had a good feel to it, Steve being on the club,'' manager Buck...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays-Orioles Preview

The Baltimore Orioles are closing in on their first AL East championship in 17 years and can move to the cusp of clinching that title by taking the series opener from the Toronto Blue Jays. Wei-Yin Chen will try to get the Orioles' magic number to one with his ninth victory in 10 decisions Monday night but he'll be opposed by red-hot rookie Marcus Stroman. Baltimore's...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles walk off vs. Yankees, whittle magic number in AL East to 3

  Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Sunday night to inch closer to the American League East title. Any number of Orioles wins and Toronto losses totaling three will give Baltimore its first division title since 1997. The winning rally came after Brian McCann...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles rally to beat Yankees 3-2

BALTIMORE (AP) Steve Pearce doubled in a ninth-inning run and scored the game-winner on a double by Kelly Johnson as the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Sunday night to inch closer to the AL East title. Any number of Orioles wins and Toronto losses totaling three will give Baltimore its first division title since 1997. The winning rally came after Brian McCann hit...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting to know the Orioles’ substitutes for Chris Davis

As Oriole fans learned about Chris Davis’ 25 game suspension, their attention likely shifted to potential substitutes. The O’s are almost definitely headed to the postseason, so the men charged with replacing Davis will play an important role in the 2014 team’s narrative. Fans already know a fair amount about the abilities of Ryan Flaherty and Steve Pearce. However, two additions...
Via DC Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: Week 23 outlook

With just three weeks left in baseball’s regular season, both real and fantasy playoffs are on the line. While MLB teams fight to get into the playoffs, fantasy owners fight to advance in their playoffs. Now more than ever, it is important to plan the week carefully. Owners should be asking questions such as who’s starting, against which teams, and how their matchups have played...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Steve Pearce encouraged by MRI

The Baltimore Orioles entered Saturday night's game against the Minnesota Tiwns with a record of 77-56, a comfortable seven and a half games ahead of the New York Yankees in the American League East. The Orioles have been solid all season at the plate and on the mound, ninth in the league in runs scored and 12th in ERA. On the injury front, outfielder/first baseman Steve Pearce...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Steve Pearce exits with abdominal strain

The Baltimore Orioles won Friday's nights game handily, beating the Minnesota Twins 9-1, but they did not come out of the game without issues.  Steve Pearce exited the game early with an abdominal strain.   Steve Pearce left the game with a right abdominal strain.— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) August 29, 2014Injuries of this magnitude are one of the trickiest to diagnose...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles 1B Pearce leaves with abdominal strain

BALTIMORE (AP) First baseman Steve Pearce has left Baltimore's game against Minnesota with a right abdominal strain. The injury appeared to occur in the third inning when Pearce went to his right to snare a grounder before throwing to pitcher Miguel Gonzalez. Pearce did not return for the fourth. Pearce came into the season as a utility player but eventually earned a starting...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Orioles’ Chris Davis starts an amazing double play to save a run

With Manny Machado’s recent injury, fans have wondered aloud about Chris Davis’ ability to play third. Tonight, Davis showcased his strong arm to spark a double play that wound up saving a run. After he fielded a slow hopper, Davis checked the runner at third, and fired a missile to first base. Steve Pearce caught the ball cleanly and completed the double play by throwing to...
Via DC Sports-Kings
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the 70-win teams

Credit: Nam Y. Huh/AP 10. Baltimore Orioles (74-55): The Orioles, like the Blue Jays, have six players with double digit home runs, including Nelson Cruz, who has 34 home runs. But their best hitters right now are bench players Delmon Young, who’s hitting .311 and Steve Pearce, who is hitting .289 with 15 home runs. But if the Orioles don’t hit home runs, they could be more...
Via Reading Between The Seams
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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