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Assessing Steve Pearce’s Breakout

Does Steve Pearce's high ball prowess mean good things for his future in Baltimore?
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orioles tender all 11 arbitration-eligible players

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles haven tendered contracts to each of their 11 arbitration-eligible players, including first baseman Chris Davis and the versatile Steve Pearce. Davis hit .196 with 26 homers and 72 RBIs but missed the last portion of the season after being suspended for using a banned amphetamine. Pearce played well as Davis' backup. The 31-year-old batted .293...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Baltimore Orioles

The AL East was expected to be a dogfight between the Yankees, Red Sox and Rays this year. Instead, the Baltimore Orioles shocked them all and ran away with the division. So how exactly did they go about making everyone look so stupid for overlooking them? Preseason Prediction: The Orioles face a pretty tall task if they’re going to contend for an AL East division title. They...
Via The Outside Corner
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Baltimore Orioles

The AL East was expected to be a dogfight between the Yankees, Red Sox and Rays this year. Instead, the Baltimore Orioles shocked them all and ran away with the division. So how exactly did they go about making everyone look so stupid for overlooking them? Preseason Prediction: The Orioles face a pretty tall task if they’re going to contend for an AL East division title. They...
Via Bloguin Best
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Royals are heading to their first World Series since 1985

It’s official – the Kansas City Royals are the champions of the American League. The Royals beat the Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday to complete a four-game sweep and win the pennant. They’ll meet either the Cardinals or Giants in the World Series, and Game 1 will be on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City needed to score in just one inning on Wednesday to...
Via The Outside Corner
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Royals are heading to their first World Series since 1985

It’s official – the Kansas City Royals are the champions of the American League. The Royals beat the Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday to complete a four-game sweep and win the pennant. They’ll meet either the Cardinals or Giants in the World Series, and Game 1 will be on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City needed to score in just one inning on Wednesday to...
Via Bloguin Best
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

AL East Champ Orioles Could Be History Soon

(Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun) Later on this evening, we may know one of the participants in the 2014 World Series. With their 2-1 victory last night, the Kansas City Royals are one win away from eliminating the AL East Champion Baltimore Orioles. This Mid-American Magical Mystery Tour has been highlighted by speed, timely hitting and a steel-vault bullpen. The Orioles seem snake...
Via FenwayNation
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Baltimore Orioles’ Road to the ALCS

Here we sit, ladies and germs, at the end of the division series round. Unless you’re a fan of either the San Francisco Giants or St. Louis Cardinals, you’re probably thinking, “Eh, this is kind of boring.” However, if you’re looking at the AL side of things, you’ll see a couple of unlikely teams about to play for a trip to the World Series in the Baltimore Orioles...
Via The Sports Post
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Avila leaves game after foul ball off mask

DETROIT (AP) Tigers catcher Alex Avila has left Game 3 of the AL Division Series against Baltimore after taking a foul tip off the mask. Avila, who has had concussion problems in the past, was hit by a ball off the bat of Steve Pearce in the sixth inning Sunday. Trainer Kevin Rand came out to check on Avila, who eventually walked off the field to a nice ovation from the Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Rally In Eighth Inning To Beat Tigers 7-6, Take 2-0 ALDS Lead

BALTIMORE — Delmon Young drove in three runs with a pinch-hit double, and the Baltimore Orioles picked apart Detroit’s shoddy bullpen once again during a four-run rally in the eighth inning to beat the Tigers 7-6 on Friday for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five American League Division Series. Baltimore will try for a sweep in Game 3 on Sunday at Detroit, when Miguel Gonzalez starts...
Via NESN.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

J.D. Martinez Hosed Out Steve Pearce at Second Base From Deep Left Field

Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez already has a solo shot in Game 1 of the... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The best benches in the postseason

Steve Pearce Credit: Photo File In breaking down postseason teams, most talk about the starting rotation and the lineup. They talk about the bullpen a whole lot too. The bench can be forgotten sometimes.Pinch-hitters are valuable, but so are pinch-runners and defensive replacements. The bench, just like the bullpen, is needed most in the final three innings when the game is on the...
Via Reading Between The Seams
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles confident of success, even without stars

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles prefer to focus on what they have rather than who they're missing when assessing their chances of advancing deep into the postseason. The Orioles went 96-66 and cruised to their first AL East title since 1997 with a standard formula for success: a power-laden lineup, strong pitching and solid defense. They have no reason to believe anything will...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter delivers win in final game at Yankee Stadium (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Derek Jeter played in his final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, so naturally he delivered the game-winning hit. After the Baltimore Orioles tied the game in the top of the ninth inning via a two-run home run by Adam Jones and a solo shot by Steve Pearce, there […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Markakis returns to O's lineup; Pearce still out

NEW YORK (AP) Baltimore right fielder Nick Markakis rejoined the Orioles' starting lineup Monday, six days after his right shoulder was bruised when hit by a pitch from Aaron Loup during the AL East-clinching win over Toronto. Markakis had missed four consecutive games. Orioles manager Buck Showalter had prepared an alternate lineup with Markakis at designated hitter, just in case...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Injury Update: Steve Pearce scratched with sore wrist

The AL East Champion Baltimore Orioles have taken OF/1B Steve Pearce out of the lineup for Saturday night's game against the Boston Red Sox. The team says it is a precaution as Pearce deals with a sore right wrist, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN. Christian Walker is at first base, batting sixth.Steve Pearce is hitting .297/.376/.557 (OPS+ 160) with 20 homers and 48 RBI in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 20, 2014  |  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
September 19, 2014  |  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 upvotes...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
September 19, 2014  |  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 some...
Via Razzball
September 18, 2014  |  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 had...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2014  |  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
September 16, 2014  |  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
September 16, 2014  |  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
September 16, 2014  |  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
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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