Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:29:02 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Brian Matusz (illness) was released from the hospital Friday, April 11, but likely will not rejoin the team Saturday, April 12.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:55:34 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Brian Matusz (illness) has gone to the hospital because of an illness.
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:13:11 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RP Josh Stinson is expected to be the team's primary long reliever out of the bullpen. RPs Zach Britton and Brian Matusz could also be stretched out, if needed.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:00:38 -0800
Baltimore Orioles RP Brian Matusz (finger) will have a wart removed from his left index finger Monday, March 3, but he'll start an intrasquad game Wednesday, Feb. 26, and pitch again later in the week. Matusz could miss four or five days after the surgery.
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:28:25 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles rotation is definitely not set in stone, according to Brittany Ghiroli, with only SP Chris Tillman considered a lock. SPs Zach Britton, Kevin Gausman and Brian Matusz will likely battle for the fifth starter job, and maybe more, if SPs Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez and Bud Norris falter. SP Steven Johnson is also considered to be in the mix.
Tue, 28 Jan 2014 07:30:09 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Brian Matusz will work out as a starter this winter and hopes to win a spot in the rotation. He has been working on his changeup this offseason to combat right-handed hitters' success against him. He has also improved his ability to hold runners on base.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:55:11 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles avoided arbitration with SP Brian Matusz Friday, Jan. 17, by agreeing to a one-year, $2.4 million deal.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:43:16 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to terms with SP Brian Matusz on a one-year, $2.4 million dollar contract to avoid arbitration Friday, Jan. 17.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:33:43 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Brian Matusz will be in competition to earn a starting rotation spot this spring, according to manager Buck Showalter. Matusz was 2-1 with a 3.53 ERA and held lefties to a .168 average in relief last season. He has a 5.51 ERA in his career as a starter. SPs Chris Tillman, Wei-Yin Chen and Miguel Gonzalez appear to have locked down spots in the rotation, and SP Bud Norris will also likely be a starter. However, the O's have considered the idea of using Norris as their closer, too. Matusz will likely compete with SPs Zach Britton, Steven Johnson, T.J. McFarland and Kevin Gausman.
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.