Sat, 21 Mar 2015 06:02:09 -0700
Baltimore Orioles OF Alejandro De Aza has returned to the team's spring training camp after attending his grandfather's birthday in Dominican Republic.
Fantasy Tip: De Aza ($2,900, 5.8%) is currently slotted in as the Orioles starting left fielder. De Aza stole 17 bases last season in 142 games played, split between the Orioles and the Chicago White Sox. De Aza's power numbers dropped last season after hitting a career high 17 home runs in 2013, but he'll be a high-upside option at a low cost to begin the year.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:03:41 -0800
Baltimore Orioles OF Alejandro De Aza would consider a contract extension if it were offered to him. Rumors were the Orioles considered an extension for De Aza before he lost his arbitration case.
Fantasy Tip: As previously mentioned, De Aza could be worth a flyer in the later rounds of mixed fantasy leagues because of his uncertain status and the likelihood he will platoon in the outfield. His overall value is muted due to possible platoon status and a decrease in his home runs from 2013 to 2014.
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 07:18:53 -0800
Baltimore Orioles WR Alejandro De Aza has lost his arbitration case and will make $5 million this season. De Aza was asking for $5.65 million in arbitration.
Fantasy Tip: De Aza saw a decrease in his home run and stolen base totals from 2013 to 2014 but will look to improve his stats. He is expected to be part of a platoon in the outfield and could be an option in the later rounds of mixed league drafts.
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 11:38:15 -0800
Baltimore Orioles OF Alejandro De Aza appears to be the favorite to serve as the team's leadoff hitter this season, although manager Buck Showalter is noncommittal. However, Showalter did mention that the leadoff hitter is currently on the roster.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:29:14 -0800
Baltimore Orioles OF Alejandro De Aza is asking for $5.650 million in salary arbitration, while the team is countering with $5 million. De Aza made $4.25 million last year.
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 11:43:20 -0800
Baltimore Orioles 1B Chris Davis is a long-shot candidate to be moved to right field for the upcoming season. Alejandro De Aza and Steve Pearce are currently projected to be the team's starting corner outfielders, with Dariel Alvarez, David Lough and Henry Urrutia also in the mix. If Davis is moved to right field, Pearce and Christian Walker would likely to split time at first base.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:36:15 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles still do not know what they will do with OF Steve Pearce heading into 2015. The team will likely lose OF Nelson Cruz and OF Nick Markakis to free agency, and OF Alejandro De Aza's return is uncertain.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:47:24 -0700
Baltimore Orioles OF Alejandro De Aza had a pair of triples in Game 2 of a doubleheader Friday, Sept. 12, against the New York Yankees. He finished 2-for-5 with two RBIs. He is just the 16th player in franchise history to have two or more triples in a game.
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 21:41:30 -0700
Baltimore Orioles OF Delmon Young will return to the starting lineup Saturday, Sept. 6. He hasn't started since Monday, Sept. 1, as manager Buck Showalter has elected to use OFs Alejandro De Aza and David Lough due to their better defense.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:01:36 -0700
Baltimore Orioles OF Alejandro De Aza is batting second and playing left field Thursday, Sept. 4, against the Cincinnati Reds.