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MATT WIETERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Matt Wieters to Resume Throwing on Saturday

Orioles MLB.com reporter Britt Ghiroli is reporting that catcher Matt Wieters will resume throwing on Saturday. Wieters is expected to begin the season on the disabled list and will continue to rehab from last June’s Tommy John surgery with the Orioles’ minor league teams in Bowie and Frederick. Buck said Wieters will resume throwing on Saturday and, when ready, work out of...
Via Baseball Essential
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Wieters Could Begin Orioles’ Season On DL After Tommy John Surgery

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who underwent Tommy John surgery last June, is “unlikely” to begin the season with the team, manager Buck Showalter said. Wieters played catcher for the first time Tuesday and reported no ill effects after the game. However, on Wednesday, the Orioles shut him down from catching for at least a week. Showalter said...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles C Wieters 'unlikely' to be on roster for season opener

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who underwent Tommy John surgery last June, is ''unlikely'' to begin the season with the team, manager Buck Showalter said. Wieters played catcher for the first time on Tuesday and reported no ill effects after the game. However on Wednesday, the Orioles shut him down from catching for at least a week. Showalter said that...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Quick Hits: Wieters, Ellsbury sidelined

Orioles C Matt Wieters won't catch for about a week due to tendinitis in his surgically-repaired right elbow. Wieters' Opening Day status is in question, as manager Buck Showalter said he probably won't DH Wieters to start the season, according to MASNSports.com. Showalter said that the O's expected Wieters to experience this at some point, and let's hope it doesn't interfere too...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters bothered by elbow tendinitis

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Baltimore catcher Matt Wieters has elbow tendinitis following his return from Tommy John surgery and won't play until at least Sunday. The three-time All-Star caught six innings Tuesday against Minnesota in his first game behind the plate since elbow surgery June 17. He is 0 for 23 at the plate in spring training. Wieters hit .308 with five homers and 18 RBIs...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Shut Down Matt Wieters

Baltimore Orioles’ All Star catcher Matt Wieters made his catching debut in Spring Training yesterday. His first appearance behind home plate since his 2014 was abruptly cut short appeared to end well. Today, we found out it was quite the opposite. #Orioles shut down Matt Wieters from catching due to elbow tendinitis http://t.co/c55ywjelgO — HardballTalk (@HardballTalk) March...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Wieters Dealing with Elbow Tendintis

A rash of elbow injuries have been sweeping through the pitching rotations all across Major League baseball throughout Spring Training.  One common misconception is that only pitchers undergo Tommy John surgery.  While it is far less common for a position player to go through with Tommy John surgery, it does happen. Matt Wieters is in the process of battling back from Tommy John...
Via Baseball Essential
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins beat Orioles 10-9 in Matt Wieters' return from surgery

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Matt Wieters returned to catching exactly six months after Tommy John surgery and played six innings in the Baltimore Orioles' 10-9 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday. No Minnesota baserunner tried to steal, and Wieters' only hard throw was a wide toss to first on Josmil Perez's roller. Wieters had played six games as a designated hitter. He was hitless in...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Wieters: The Latest Victim Of The Tommy John Epidemic

Another victim has fallen due to the Tommy John epidemic, although this casualty is not of the same variety as the others.  Unlike the recent barrage of young power pitchers going under the knife for Tommy John surgery, now Baltimore Orioles All-Star catcher Matt Wieters will undergo the procedure and miss the remainder of the 2014 season. While Matt Wieters is always a defensive...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Wieters to undergo Tommy John surgery

GI The Baltimore Orioles were bracing for bad news in regards to the elbow of catcher Matt Wieters, they got that bad news on Monday. Via twitter the Orioles announced that Wieters will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday and is expected to need nine months in order to recover. CA Matt Wieters is scheduled to have right UCL reconstruction tomorrow afternoon. Recovery time expected...
Via Tireball.com
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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