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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
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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-bitten...
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago  |  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 and...
Via The Sports Post
11 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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...
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

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
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

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
September 18, 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...
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...
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 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

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
September 16, 2014  |  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
September 15, 2014  |  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
September 14, 2014  |  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
September 13, 2014  |  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
September 07, 2014  |  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
August 31, 2014  |  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
August 30, 2014  |  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
August 29, 2014  |  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
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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