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Chen, Orioles Hand Astros’ Keuchel First Loss

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce (28) celebrates his two-run home run with Delmon Young, left, during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Baltimore. The Orioles won 4-3. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) Home runs from Caleb Joseph and Steve Pearce powered the Orioles to a 4-3 victory over Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros...
Via The Sports Journal
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orioles hand Astros' Dallas Keuchel his first loss of 2015

  Caleb Joseph and Steve Pearce hit two-run homers off Dallas Keuchel, and the Baltimore Orioles dealt the left-hander his first loss in a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday. Keuchel (6-1) came in with a 1.67 ERA and had won three straight starts. He allowed just one home run in nine appearances this season before Joseph connected in the second inning and Pearce went...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orioles beat Astros 4-3, hand Keuchel 1st loss

BALTIMORE (AP) Caleb Joseph and Steve Pearce hit two-run homers off Dallas Keuchel, and the Baltimore Orioles dealt the left-hander his first loss in a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday. Keuchel (6-1) came in with a 1.67 ERA and had won three straight starts. He allowed just one home run in nine appearances this season before Joseph connected in the second inning and...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Doing the Little Things Helping the Orioles Win

The Baltimore Orioles have won two games in a row and inched their way back to one game below .500. The last two victories, however, have not come easy. On Thursday, the Orioles took a 5-4 win from the Seattle Mariners with an eighth inning run. Last night’s 8-5 win over the Miami Marlins was more difficult than the final score would indicate, as the Orioles dug their way out of...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pearce’s Grand Slam Lifts O’s over Mariners in Rain-Delayed Affair

Baltimore Orioles’ Steve Pearce hits a grand slam home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Steve Pearce’s first career grand slam in the bottom of the first inning helped propel the Baltimore Orioles over the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on Thursday, despite a two hour and five minute...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles' Steve Pearce crushes first inning grand slam (Video)

Baltimore Orioles slugger Steve Pearce has been struggling this season after a breakout 2014, but found his swing in this first inning grand slam:The O's topped the Seattle Mariners 5-4.
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pearce slam, Hardy's RBI lift Orioles past Mariners 5-4

BALTIMORE (AP) Steve Pearce hit his first career grand slam, J.J. Hardy singled in the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning and the Baltimore Orioles weathered a lengthy rain delay and a comeback by the Seattle Mariners in a 5-4 victory Thursday. After Pearce connected in the first inning for a 4-0 lead, the Orioles managed only one more hit until Chris Davis led off the eighth...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Potential New J.D. Martinez

As far as health is concerned, the Orioles have had something of a middle-infield catastrophe, with injuries to J.J. Hardy, Ryan Flaherty, and Jonathan Schoop. Injuries sometimes force teams to do creative things, and what we saw Buck Showalter do was push Steve Pearce to second base on the fly. Pearce had never played the […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oriole Steve Pearce fouled off a pitch that got stuck in Russell Martin's mask

Baltimore's Steve Pearce fouls off a pitch that gets stuck in Toronto Blue Jay catcher Russell Martin's mask.Bam.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Wednesday, May 13

Tuesday’s lineup was assigned a Risk Rating of 7, and the results back that up. C.J. Wilson did exactly as I expected, but the boom-or-bust lineup had a collection of boom and bust performances. Josh Harrison and Bryce Harper boomed. Steve Pearce and Jung-ho Kang busted. The rest were pretty average. Jake Arrieta was awesome. Overall this lineup got a min cash in the GPPs in which...
Via Baseball Professor
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Pearce Is Playing Second Base

Understand that no one’s Plan A would be putting Steve Pearce into the lineup at second base. It would be nobody’s Plan B, either. Understand that the Orioles have been forced into a position, with J.J. Hardy hurt, and with Jonathan Schoop hurt, and with Ryan Flaherty hurt. What the Orioles have been confronted with […]
Via Fangraphs
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays stymied by Miguel Gonzalez, drop second game to Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Miguel Gonzalez pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning, Steve Pearce drove in two runs and Baltimore beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-0 Saturday night in a relocated Orioles home game. It was the second game of a three-game series that was moved from Camden Yards to Tropicana Field after rioting broke out in Baltimore following the funeral of Freddie Gray...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles get 20 hits in 18-7 rout of Red Sox

BALTIMORE (AP) Delmon Young drove in five runs, Chris Davis homered and the Baltimore Orioles received a bounce-back pitching performance from Bud Norris in an 18-7 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Baltimore took control with a six-run third inning and led 12-0 in the sixth. Davis, Jimmy Paredes and Steve Pearce each contributed three RBIs to the Orioles' second straight...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones showing why he is the face of the O’s franchise

  Adam Jones & Steve Pearce – Photo Credit – Keith Allison Adam Jones is the undisputed leader of the Baltimore Orioles. There’s no question about it. He’s been a huge reason the Orioles have gone from a 68-win team in 2008 (Jones’ first year with the team) to a 96-win team and claiming their first AL East division title since 1997 last season. He signed the richest...
Via Hot Stove MLB
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Pearce Struggles to Find Rhythm to Start 2015

Baltimore Orioles’ Steve Pearce (28) walks off the field after striking out in the first inning of a home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Friday, April 10, 2015, in Baltimore. Toronto won 12-5. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Few could argue that Steve Pearce was paramount to the Baltimore Orioles success in 2014. After bouncing around the league from Pittsburgh...
Via The Sports Journal
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Does Travis Snider Carry Mixed League Value?

View image | gettyimages.com He made just 359 plate appearances last year, but he did hit .264/.338/.438 with 13 home runs. While Travis Snider will not be the type of player he was once hoped to be, he does have the potential to be useful to you and your fantasy squad. Currently, Snider is hitting third in the Orioles lineup against right-handed pitching which is a pretty prime...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Open Season Strong

BALTIMORE – The 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) season started bright for the Baltimore Orioles following two victories over the Tampa Bay Rays in a three game series. While the final game resulted in a loss, the Orioles showed promise, but still have some things to adjust on as they prepared for their home opener at Camden Yards this Friday. With three games in the books for...
Via TopSportsReport
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking A Step Back: Steve Pearce and Lorenzo Cain

Last week’s article on Danny Santana‘s 2015 projected offensive decline generated some interesting feedback, so I decided to circle back and focus on a couple more players whose detailed batted-ball info suggests significant 2015 decline. I couldn’t pick two more dissimilar players if I tried; this week’s subjects are the Orioles’ 2014 everyman-savior, Steve Pearce, […]
Via Fangraphs
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Does Steve Pearce Hold the Key to Orioles’ Offense in 2015?

For the first time in his professional baseball career, Steve Pearce entered Spring Training assured of the fact that he would be going north with the big club. A minor league journeyman who finally broke through at the major league level last year, Pearce is the consummate professional baseball player, willing to do whatever it takes to help the team. In his first full season with...
Via Baseball Essential
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates' Andrew McCutchen hitless after 10 days out of lineup

  Andrew McCutchen was hitless in two at-bats in his return to the Pirates' lineup, and Steve Pearce homered against his former team to lead the Baltimore Orioles over Pittsburgh 9-2 on Tuesday. McCutchen, the 2013 National League MVP, was out 10 days with lower-body soreness. He has a .143 batting average in six spring training games. Orioles starter Ubaldo Jiminez had his best...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

McCutchen hitless, Pearce homers; Orioles down Pirates 9-2

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Andrew McCutchen was hitless in two at-bats in his return to the Pirates' lineup, and Steve Pearce homered against his former team to lead the Baltimore Orioles over Pittsburgh 9-2 Tuesday. McCutchen, the 2013 NL MVP, was out 10 days with lower body soreness. He has a .143 batting average in six spring training games. Orioles starter Ubaldo Jiminez had his best...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Deep League Thoughts: Steve Pearce

As the adage goes, 'nobody wants you when you're old'. Unless you're a female and Grey Albright is nearby. Yo Sky, check out this smoking hot chick! *Clicks google image link*. Um, Grey? Yeah? That's Raquel Welch. I know, right? Older the berry, the sweeter the juice, you know what I'm sayin'? *hi-pitched cackling ensues*. I get it, though, in this day and age where steroids...
Via Razzball
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

How Much Will The Baltimore Orioles Regress?

It’s been a tumultuous offseason for the Baltimore Orioles, both on and off the field. The defending American League East champs were unable to retain reigning MLB home run leader Nelson Cruz, longtime starter and former franchise cornerstone Nick Markakis, and prized trade-deadline acquisition Andrew Miller. Altogether, the three were worth about 6.5 fWAR to the team last year...
Via Batting Leadoff
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles, Pearce settle on $3.7 million deal to avoid arbitration

BALTIMORE -- Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce has agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract and avoided a salary arbitration hearing. Pearce had asked for $5.4 million and had been offered $2 million when the sides exchanged proposed salaries two weeks ago, the largest gap among the 74 players who swapped. The settlement Friday was at the midpoint. Pearce hit .293 for Baltimore...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Pearce, Orioles agree to $3.7 million, 1-year contract

BALTIMORE (AP) Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce has agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract and avoided a salary arbitration hearing. Pearce had asked for $5.4 million and had been offered $2 million when the sides exchanged proposed salaries two weeks ago, the largest gap among the 74 players who swapped. The settlement Friday was at the midpoint. Pearce hit .293 for Baltimore...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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