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32 Matt Wieters C

Baltimore Orioles

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
29%3%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
1045.30818130
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014BAL26104133251861901.339.500.308

Player Updates

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Orioles' Matt Wieters has goal of being ready by opening day
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, who is throwing from 150 feet in his recovery from Tommy John surgery, said he is preparing to be ready by opening day.

"The rehab's going well and going how it's supposed to from all the talk I've gotten with Dr. (James) Andrews and my physical therapist down here and Richie (Bancells)," Wieters said, per MASNsports.com. "Everything's kind of moved along and we're preparing for me to be ready for opening day. We still have a good couple of months before we're there, so it's still going to be a lot of work to put into it, but that's what I'm preparing for. We're trying to get all the steps checked off before we get there.

"We'll see when I'm actually going to be able to get behind the plate and catch in games during spring training, but it's just a matter of making sure the arm has been tested enough to where when we do get into games with adrenaline and a little bit of pressure that we're ready to go."

Wieters added making sure his shoulder is also in good shape is part of the rehab process coming off elbow surgery.

"(Monday) we went out to 150 just to test it out a little bit," he said, "and everything has kind of checked out and we've had nothing really major to set back the progression."

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Orioles' Matt Wieters throwing from 150 feet
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters has begun throwing from 150 feet, according to MASN.

Wieters underwent Tommy John surgery last season, and is working his way back from the surgery. He was cleared to start throwing from 150 feet on Monday. Wieters had previously been throwing from 120 feet. He said he's preparing as if he'll be ready for opening day.

Wieters hit .308/.339/.500 over 104 at-bats last year.

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O's avoid arbitration with Wieters, Tillman, Davis, Matusz
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Orioles have locked up catcher Matt Wieters, starter Chris Tillman, first baseman Chris Davis and reliever Brian Matusz on Friday, avoiding arbitration, according to MASN Sports, the Baltimore Sun and CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

Wieters will make $8.3 million and Matusz will make $3.2 million. Meanwhile, Tillman reached a $4.315 million settlement for 2015. He earned $546,000 last year.

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Orioles catcher Matt Wieters throwing from 120 feet Monday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will throw from 120 feet Monday in Atlanta for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery last summer, manager Buck Showalter said. Showalter added it is a big step in Wieters' recovery.

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Manny Machado to attend minicamp, Matt Wieters won't
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, who's recovering from knee surgery, is scheduled to attend a three-day minicamp at the team's spring training complex next week, reports the Baltimore Sun.

Catcher Matt Wieters, who's recovering from June elbow surgery, is rehabbing in Atlanta and won't attend the minicamp, the report said. Wieters is still expected to be ready for Opening Day, though the team is seeking an experienced backup catcher as insurance, the paper said.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Catchers 41 6 13.95
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Detroit821 .250 .625 .250
vs RHP83273 .367 .482 .325
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
5/1PIT5221200
5/2@MIN3020110
5/4@MIN4000000
5/6@TB5120000
5/8@TB4010000
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Two Week Schedule
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3:05 pm
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Tor
7:05 pm
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Tor
1:35 pm
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NYY
7:05 pm
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NYY
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NYY
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@Bos
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009BAL9635435102943288600 .340 .412 .288
2010BAL130446371111155479401 .319 .377 .249
2011BAL139500721312268488410 .328 .450 .262
2012BAL1445266713123836011230 .329 .435 .249
2013BAL1485235912322794310420 .287 .417 .235
2014BAL26104133251861901 .339 .500 .308
Total 68324532836309234623249962 .320 .423 .257
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009BALC868452948935512 .991
2010BALC12612183177551510 .994
2011BAL1B11440021.000
2011BALC13212993085570514 .995
2012BALC134132105699452107 .991
2013BALC140134108210215836 .997
2014BALC2222175169510 .994
Total  641623460743072712951 .994
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2009BAL151146201211
2010BAL221168702713
2011BAL280225102316
2012BAL271229304417
2013BAL290218121057
2014BAL505220001
Total 1263103827192165
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2012BAL62423002400 .192 .167 .125
Total 62423002400 .192 .167 .125
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008 AA-Bowie6120841761421251382910 .460 .625 .365
2008 A-Frederick692294879801540444712 .448 .576 .345
2009AAA-Norfolk39141254392530203000 .387 .504 .305
Total 1695781141983143212110210622 .437 .576 .343
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/230
Birthdate:
5/21/1986
Age:
28
Hometown:
Charleston, SC
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Team:
Baltimore Orioles
College:
Georgia Tech
MLB Experience:
6
Awards:

2008: Minor League Player of the Year
2011: AL Gold Glove-C
2012: AL Gold Glove-C
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