Orioles' Alexi Casilla dealing with right hamstring tightness

The Baltimore Orioles came into Spring Training following an 85 win season, good for third place in the American League East. Although they fell short of the playoffs, the Orioles feel ready to make a push this season for a playoff spot. One area of concern is infield depth.  Behind Chris Davis, Ryan Flaherty, J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado are Jonathan Schoop, Alexi Casilla and Steve...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' recent minor-league deals could have major impact

This is the time in the offseason where savvy clubs are able to make some under-the-radar minor-league signings that can help them down the road. And while the Orioles signings of Delmon Young and Alexi Casilla over the past few days aren’t groundbreaking -- I know a lot of fans just see it as more furstrating examples of bargain-bin shopping -- and by no means are they going...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' Alexi Casilla suffers possible concussion in Baltimore loss

In an incredibly dark day for the Baltimore Orioles, infielder Alexi Casilla suffered an apparent concussion in a collision with right-fielder Nick Markakis during Monday's 5-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. Casilla entered the game an inning prior to pinch run for Manny Machado, after the All-Star suffered a horrific knee injury reaching on an infield single during the top of...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexi Casilla Get Bell Rung After Diving Attempt

Baltimore Orioles’ Alexi Casilla goes full extension on a line drive and appears to be in a position to make the diving grab until his face gets up close and personal with the leg of Nick Markakis. Casilla was unable to shake off the cobwebs and exited the contest. You have to give him a “10″ for effort. The post Alexi Casilla Get Bell Rung After Diving Attempt appeared first...
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Alexi Casilla Enters Game for Injured Manny Machado, Leaves Next Inning After Headfirst Collision in Outfield (Video)

Things quickly went from bad to worse for the Baltimore Orioles. Soon after Manny Machado left the game on a stretcher, second baseman Alexi Casilla collided violently with Nick Markakis and exited the game the following inning. Casilla entered the game for the injured Machado, but his time on the field was short-lived. The second baseman was backpedaling into the outfield, trying...
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Back in the Saddle and Alexi Casilla

Sorry for the delay with updating the site. I've just moved into a new house, and just had a lot of stuff going on with life. The dust has settled on the 2012 season for the Orioles, and as time has passed, it's even more amazing to think what they accomplished. Although they got bounced out of the playoffs by the Yankees in ALDS, it's incredible how far the franchise...
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November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Orioles claim Casilla from Twins

The Baltimore Orioles claimed second baseman Alexi Casilla off waivers from the Minnesota Twins on Friday. Casilla hit .241 with one homer and stole 21 bases for the Twins this past season. The 28-year-old Casilla is eligible for arbitration in 2013 and projected to make around $1.5 million.
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November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Twin Casilla claimed by Orioles

MINNEAPOLIS After seven seasons with the Minnesota Twins, utility infielder Alexi Casilla has found a new team.The Baltimore Orioles claimed the 28-year-old Casilla off outright waivers, the Twins announced Friday. Casilla was signed by the Angels as an amateur free agent in 2003 and was traded to the Twins in 2005 for pitcher J.C. Romero.In seven seasons with the Twins, Casilla...
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November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins hope Casilla solidifies second base spot

PROJECTED STARTER Alexi Casilla, .260 BA, 4 triples, 15 SBs, 21 RBIs, 52 runs in 2011 Second base hasn't exactly been a position of consistency over the past several years for the Minnesota Twins. They haven't had the same starting second baseman on Opening Day since 2006-07, when Luis Castillo held down the job for two straight years. Since then, a combination of Brendan...
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March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins avoid arbitration with Casilla

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins avoided arbitration with infielder Alexi Casilla, signing him Wednesday to a one-year contract. Casilla, 27, will earn 1,382,500 in 2012. He made 865,000 during the 2011 season. The Twins have now signed all three of their arbitration-eligible players, as they reached deals with pitchers Francisco Liriano and Glen Perkins in mid-January. This past...
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February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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