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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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Scott Boras: Matt Wieters will be ready by opening day
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will be ready by opening day, according to his agent, Scott Boras. 

Wieters underwent Tommy John surgery is June, and is working his way back from the injury. It's unclear if Wieters will be able to catch full-time at the beginning of the year, or if he'll have to be worked in slowly. Manager Buck Showalter recently told reporters he wasn't sure Wieters would be ready by opening day, but he expected him to good shortly after. Wieters hit .308/.339/.500 over 104 at-bats before having surgery. 

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Showalter: Machado appears more likely for O's opener than Wieters
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Orioles manager Buck Showalter conveyed third baseman Manny Machado has a better chance of being ready for the Orioles season opener than catcher Matt Wieters, according to CSNBaltimore.com. 

Machado had right knee surgery in August and Wieters underwent Tommy John surgery in June.

"With both of these guys, it will be when and not if. I think if you held a gun up to my head, I think Manny makes the start of the year, and I think Matt is very close thereafter, but we won’t put either one of these guys on the field until it’s time to go, and try to keep the finish line in mind," Showalter said.

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Duquette optimistic Orioles C Wieters will return by opener
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Orioles general manager Dan Duquette said there is a "good chance" that catcher Matt Wieters will return by opening day after having undergone Tommy John surgery in May, per the Baltimore Sun.

Wieters was off to a hot start in 2014, compiling a .308/.339/.500 slash line in 104 at-bats before going down.

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O's tender contracts to all 11 arbitration-eligible players
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

As expected, the Orioles announced Tuesday they have tendered contracts to all 11 arbitration-eligible players. Those players include: Catcher Matt Wieters, infielders Chris Davis, Ryan Flaherty and Steve Pearce, outfielder Alejandro De Aza, right-handers Miguel Gonzalez, Tommy Hunter, Bud Norris and Chris Tillman and left-handers Zach Britton and Brian Matusz.

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Orioles' Manny Machado, Matt Wieters progressing well
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado and catcher Matt Wieters are progressing well from their injuries, according to MLB Network Radio.

Manager Buck Showalter said he expects both players to be fully healed by next season, but added that the club will prepare as though neither player will be around. Machado had knee surgery in August. Wieters is coming off June Tommy John surgery. 

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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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Tor
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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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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