STEVEN PEARCE NEWS

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
1 day 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
5 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
5 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles open spring schedule Tuesday without some regulars

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) The Baltimore Orioles are five weeks away from playing their first regular season game - and that's probably a good thing for them. They have 34 Grapefruit League games beginning on Tuesday against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Florida, and many of the Orioles regulars - Chris Davis, J.J. Hardy, Adam Jones, Manny Machado, Steve Pearce and Matt Wieters - won...
Via AP on Fox
27 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

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

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
Orioles News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Report: Chris Mullin to take St. John's job

Report: NFL looking into more cameras

CC Sabathia goes off about spring stats

John Fox: Cutler will have to earn job

Texas eyeing Shaka Smart, Gregg Marshall?

WATCH: Brady jumps off cliff in Costa Rica

WATCH: 2 Chainz beats Nique in HORSE

Elite Eight preview and predictions: Notre Dame vs. Kentucky

Elite Eight preview and predictions: Arizona vs. Wisconsin

NFL owners chose cost over game integrity

Be careful how loudly you cheer on Mo'ne Davis' olive branch

James Harden and the collective consciousness

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.