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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
3 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles: Three Keys to Victory as Jays Come to Town

The Orioles opened their season with a series victory, taking two of three games from the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg. Now, the Birds return to Baltimore for their first home series of the season which pits them against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Orioles went 11-8 against Toronto last season, and will need to build upon that solid record if they hope to keep their hold on the...
Via Baseball Essential
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The One-40 / One-40 Club Members - Week 1

Welcome to the One-40/One-40 Club where brevity is celebrated. During the 2015 fantasy baseball season, the One-40/One-40 Club will provide player & team analysis with suggested investment in less than 300 characters. The weekly fantasy baseball feature made its debut last week and while we wait on speedster Billy Burns to get a fair shot with the Athletics - seriously Cody Ross...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays battle back, come up just short against Orioles

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Adam Jones drove in two with a double during a four-run first inning Tuesday night, and the Baltimore Orioles hung on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5. Steve Pearce homered for the second straight game, a two-run drive that made it 6-0 in the second for Orioles, who won Monday's opener 6-2. Pearce, from nearby Lakeland, has five homers in his last 11 games...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles hold on after 4-run 1st, beat Rays 6-5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Adam Jones drove in two with a double during a four-run first inning Tuesday night, and the Baltimore Orioles hung on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5. Steve Pearce homered for the second straight game, a two-run drive that made it 6-0 in the second for Orioles, who won Monday's opener 6-2. Pearce, from nearby Lakeland, has five homers in his last 11 games...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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

Assessing Steve Pearce’s Breakout

Does Steve Pearce's high ball prowess mean good things for his future in Baltimore?
Via Fangraphs
December 18, 2014  |  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
December 02, 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 The Outside Corner
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

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

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
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