Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:34:06 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles tendered contracts to six of their arbitration-eligible players Monday, Dec. 2: C Matt Wieters, 1B Chris Davis, SP Tommy Hunter, SP Bud Norris, SP Brian Matusz and P Troy Patton. They also re-signed 1B Steve Pearce.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:01:25 -0800
A column by ESPN.com baseball writer Buster Olney suggests Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters asked for a contract similar to the eight-year, $184 million deal given to Minnesota Twins C Joe Mauer in spring training. Olney said the asking price is liable to come down following Wieters' 2013 season, but it also illustrates the sides being far apart.
Sat, 16 Nov 2013 11:35:51 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles are reportedly interested in free-agent OF Carlos Beltran (Cardinals) but their pursuit may be contingent upon moving another high-salaried player, such as C Matt Wieters.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:13:48 -0800
Contrary to a previous report, Baltimore Orioles executive Dan Duquette said the team isn't shopping C Matt Wieters on the trade market.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 09:29:31 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles are willing to trade C Matt Wieters this offseason. Wieters is two years away from free agency and is not expected to sign an extension before he becomes a free agent.
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 11:30:38 -0700
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters is expected to catch both games this weekend against the Toronto Blue Jays after getting the day off Friday, Sept. 13.
Sat, 03 Aug 2013 11:27:40 -0700
Entering play Saturday, Aug. 3, Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters was hitless in his last 25 at-bats.
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 09:05:11 -0700
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter thinks the New York Yankees will sign C Matt Wieters in two years if they don't have to pay 3B Alex Rodriguez's $25 million salary next year if he's suspended. The unpaid money wouldn't count against the Yankees' luxury tax and revenue sharing. "If Bud lets them get away with that, they're under the luxury tax," Showalter told USA Today. "If they can reset, they can spend again, and I guarantee you in two years Matt Wieters is in New York." Wieters is eligible for free agency after the 2015 season.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 20:55:31 -0700
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters (rest) got the day off Tuesday, July 23, against the Kansas City Royals. "We talked about it a couple days ago, where we were going to go. Just thought this was a good fit. I knew he was going to get a day off through this road trip because the schedule is, as usual, not as (it) should be," manager Buck Showalter said.
Mon, 01 Jul 2013 12:40:34 -0700
Baltimore Orioles C Matt Wieters is not close to a contract extension with the team.