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Daily Fantasy Picks: 8/1/2014

Starting a new series for daily fantasy picks to show favorable matchups and value in players. I will NOT be using previous matchup data. Most Player A vs. Pitcher B is over a very small sample and is not predictive whatsoever. Here are my picks for August 1st.   Pitchers: Mike Minor, Wei-Yin Chen If you’re looking for strikeouts tomorrow, you know where to find them already...
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Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Wei-Yin Chen hasn't lost in over six weeks, and his latest performance was his best of the season. Chen looks to extend his personal winning streak and help the Baltimore Orioles to their longest run against the Tampa Bay Rays in seven years Monday night. Chen (7-2, 3.76 ERA) has already matched his win total from last...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles shut out Red Sox 6-0 behind Chen

Wei-Yin Chen was magnificent on Wednesday night as he pitched seven shutout innings. Chen allowed four hits, but thanks to three double plays faced only one batter more than the minimum as the Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 6-0 before 25,866 at Oriole Park. It was the Orioles’ second shutout in three games. All three games of the series were shutouts. Chen (7-2) struck out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Wei-Yin Chen underwent knee surgery

The Baltimore Orioles announced that left-handed starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen completed successful surgery to remove bone spurs from his right knee last week. With the timing of the procedure, the Orioles expect Chen to be ready to go for the start of spring training. Executive president of baseball operations Dan Duquette told reporters — including Brittany Ghiroli of
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles postseason hopes come down to series against Tampa Bay Rays

The Baltimore Orioles opened their 2013 regular season at Tropicana Field in April. Should they fail to win this weekend in Tampa, their season might end there as well. (Photo credit: Reuters Photo) For the Baltimore Orioles postseason hopes, it all comes down to this. Tonight the Orioles travel to the Sunshine State to begin a four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. Currently...
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Chen’s strong effort saves Baltimore Orioles from disaster

Chen was absolutely dealing on Wednesday, and his vigorous effort set the tone for the rest of the team (Photo: J. Meric/Getty Images North America) Wei-Yin Chen acted as the stopper tonight for the Baltimore Orioles, giving the club seven strong innings of two-run ball, all the while giving the O’s a chance to win, and the guys behind him did exactly that, beating the Tampa Bay...
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Wei-Yin Chen set to return to Baltimore Orioles’ rotation Wednesday

Baltimore hopes that Chen can return to his pre-injury form (Photo:Jim Rogash/Getty Images North America) The Baltimore Orioles will get a much-needed lift on Wednesday in the form of Wei-Yin Chen. The left-hander from Taiwan will take the bump for O’s for the first time since May 12th, a 5-0 win over the Minnesota Twins, in which Chen suffered a right oblique injury that landed...
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles win, but lose Wei-Yin Chen to injury

Baltimore Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen left today's game after the fifth scoreless due to a right oblique strain.  The Orioles won the game, 6-0, but the team may have lost their best starting pitcher. As reported by Brittany Ghiroli of, "Chen walked off the mound, grabbing his side following Eduardo Escobar's groundout to end the fifth. Oblique...
Via MLB Injury News
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles P Chen wants to be more competitive

Wei-Yin Chen has become Baltimore's biggest winner. Just 12 months ago, Chen was an unknown for the Orioles. The 27-year-old Taiwan native arrived in Baltimore by way of Japan, where he spent four seasons. The unknown turned into a huge bargain for Baltimore, who signed him to a three-year, $11 million contract before the 2012 season. Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada and...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Rookie Hazing Includes Wei-Yin Chen As An Asian Fan-Girl

When was the last time Orioles rookies were smiling during rookie hazing in mid-September? Not in the 21st century. At 81-62, the Orioles are tied for the A.L. East lead and having a great time dressing rookies in panties, Chinese takeout boxes and tutus. There was pitcher Wei-Yin Chen (12-9, 4.00) dressed as a Asian fan-girl, his trainer in a hotdog costume and his translator in...
Via Busted Coverage
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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