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  1. Upcoming hitter FAs who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    Much of the talk these days is about the current crop of free agents, but what about next year's crop? Those players could be in demand via trade between now and the July 31 trade deadline. On Tuesday, we looked at top-10 pitchers set to be free agen...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  2. The top 10 catchers in MLB

    Buster Olney

    In those handful of moments when the New York Yankees talked about an austerity drive a couple of years ago, when Hal Steinbrenner spoke of getting under the salary cap, they decided to let Russell Martin walk away as a free agent -- and he was snapp...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  3. What's next for the Baltimore Orioles?

    Jim Bowden

    The Baltimore Orioles got an early start to their offseason when they extended the contract of J.J. Hardy on a three-year, $40 million extension earlier this month. However, that's just the beginning of a few big decisions ahead for general manager D...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  4. A shift in MLB's injury equation

    Buster Olney

    BALTIMORE -- In his last start before Masahiro Tanaka landed on the disabled list, his average fastball velocity was 92.1 mph. He pitched 6 2/3 innings and allowed five runs. As the Yankees learned two days later, following an MRI and three doctor co...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  5. Pierzynski a fit in Baltimore?

    Doug Mittler

    Matt Wieters' season ended officially last week when he underwent Tommy John surgery, but the Orioles are not actively looking for catching help, at least not publicly. "That's a very challenging position change to make on the fly," VP Dan Duquett...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  6. O's brace for the worst with Wieters

    AJ Mass

    Although the Baltimore Orioles are holding out hope that they might still be able to get Matt Wieters back on the field this season, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com tweets that the catcher "will visit Dr. James Andrews today. They're braced for bad news."...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  7. Wieters not expected back in June

    AJ Mass

    On Friday, Matt Wieters tested his injured elbow for the first time in over three weeks, tossing the baseball around prior to the Baltimore Orioles game. However, there's still a long way to go before the team can expect to get their backstop back in...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  8. Still wait-and-see for Wieters?

    Joe Kaiser

    The Baltimore Orioles hope to know by July 1 whether injured catcher Matt Wieters will require season-ending elbow surgery, making the month ahead a very important one. Where do things stand as we enter the final days of May, and how is Wieters feeli...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  9. Orioles eye a backup catcher

    Doug Mittler

    The Baltimore Orioles are in the market for a backup catcher after Matt Wieters landed on the disabled list, and their target could be the Houston Astros. Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com says Orioles VP Dan Duquette spoke with Astros GM Jeff Luhnow...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  10. What's next for Wieters?

    Joe Kaiser

    While nothing has officially been announced, the Baltimore Orioles and Matt Wieters reportedly received a dose of good news on Wednesday when an elbow MRI reviewed by Dr. James Andrews revealed that surgery won't be needed, a source tells Dan Connoll...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  11. Wieters' elbow injury a major concern

    Eric Karabell

    The No. 2 catcher on the ESPN Fantasy Player Rater started at designated hitter for the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, hitting a pair of singles in five at-bats and raising his batting average to an impressive .341. Then again, nobody knows when Matt ...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  12. What's up with Wieters?

    AJ Mass

    There's a lot of concern regarding the sore right elbow of Matt Wieters, and the Baltimore Orioles catcher is expected to spend Wednesday getting checked out by Dr. James Andrews. However, the team is optimistic that they'll still have him behind the...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  13. O's defense key to contender status

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- There was no batting practice for the Boston Red Sox or Baltimore Orioles here Saturday morning, despite the warm sunshine that enveloped Fenway Park. The warning track around the entire field was filled with fans waiting to take photograph...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  14. Five trades for Matt Wieters

    Jim Bowden

    Matt Wieters is one of the best all-around catchers in baseball. The Baltimore Orioles' 2007 first-round pick is entering what should be the prime years of his career. He is a 27-year-old switch-hitter, a two-time All-Star and has hit at least 20 hom...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  15. Orioles facing a run of tough choices

    Buster Olney

    The Red Sox have won the World Series three times in the past 10 seasons. The Yankees have made the playoffs all but two seasons since 1995, capitalizing on a record payroll. The Tampa Bay Rays are generally viewed within the industry as having the b...

    Blog | November 17, 2013
  16. Chris Davis fantasy MVP among hitters

    Eric Karabell

    Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis and his sore right foot got the day off Thursday against Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle, but fantasy owners can't complain about a season's worth of surprising production. Davis, a 15th-round ch...

    Blog | September 27, 2013