Mountcastle went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks and two runs scored in Sunday's 8-6 loss to Boston.
The 24-year-old has produced four multi-hit efforts in 16 games in September, although two of those instances have been the last two contests. Mountcastle has enjoyed a solid rookie year, slashing .263/.316/.499 with 30 home runs, four stolen bases, 83 RBI and 72 runs scored through 535 plate appearances.
Mountcastle went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and a walk Saturday against the Red Sox.
Mountcastle reached the 30-home run mark when he took Nick Pivetta deep in the first inning. He also singled later in the game. The 24-year-old is hitting .260/.311/.498 with 83 RBI in 530 plate appearances this season.
Mountcastle went 1-for-5 with a solo home run Thursday against the Yankees.
Mountcastle took Jordan Montgomery yard in the sixth inning to record his 29th home run of the season. It was Mountcastle's fourth homer in his last eight games, and he's also chipped in six RBI and five runs scored. Though his batting average has predictably fallen after posting a .398 BABIP in 2020, Mountcastle has proven he has legitimate pop by posting an impressive .235 ISO and .87 OPS through 521 plate appearances on the campaign.
Mountcastle went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in Sunday's 22-7 loss to Toronto.
The 24-year-old went deep in the third inning, but even with his homer, Baltimore trailed 16-4 at the time. Mountcastle has been excellent in his first full major-league season, slashing .264/.316/.498 with 28 long balls, 79 RBI, 68 runs scored and four stolen bases through 507 plate appearances. He's gone yard in three of his last five contests.
Mountcastle isn't in the lineup for the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles.
Mountcastle will get a breather after he went 1-for-5 with a solo home run and two strikeouts in Saturday's matinee. Trey Mancini will start at first base while DJ Stewart enters the lineup in right field.
Mountcastle went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run and a second run scored in Wednesday's 9-8 win over the Royals.
With the O's down 5-0 heading into the eighth inning, the offense came alive and scored all nine of its runs in the bottom of the frame, with Mountcastle's blast off Jake Brentz being the biggest blow. The 24-year-old has gone yard three times in his last nine games, slashing a blistering .343/.439/.629 over that stretch, and on the year he's batting .266 with 26 homers and 77 RBI through 121 contests.
Mountcastle (foot) will start at first base and bat second Monday against the Royals, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
A sore foot kept Mountcastle on the bench for Sunday's 8-7 win over the Yankees, but his return to the lineup a day later suggests he was sidelined to close out the weekend mostly as a matter of precaution. With Mountcastle starting at first base and Cedric Mullins getting a rare turn as the Orioles' designated hitter, Trey Mancini will hit the bench Monday.
Mountcastle is dealing with a sore foot after fouling a ball off it, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
The slugger is available off the bench Sunday against the Yankees, although manager Brandon Hyde figures to let him rest before returning home for a series against Kansas City. Mountcastle should be considered day-to-day until further notice.
Mountcastle is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Yankees, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.
Mountcastle sits following an 0-for-5, three-strikeout performance Saturday that lowered his average to .282 in the last 10 games. Trey Mancini is starting at first base Sunday, with DJ Stewart filling in as the designated hitter.
Mountcastle went 2-for-3 with a walk, a home run, two runs scored and two RBI in Monday's 7-3 loss to the Blue Jays.
He gave the O's an early 1-0 lead with a solo shot off Robbie Ray in the first inning. Mountcastle has gone yard in back-to-back games and six times in 13 contests since returning to action from a concussion in mid-August. He sports a .269/.316/.504 slash line with 25 homers and 73 RBI through 114 games this season.
Mountcastle went 4-for-5 with a solo home run and three total runs scored in Sunday's 12-8 loss to Tampa Bay.
The first baseman had an impressive showing after going 0-for-7 across the first two games versus the Rays in the weekend series. Mountcastle has homered seven times in 17 games in August, giving him 24 for the year. He's added a ,349/.386/.762 slash line this month with 14 RBI and 13 runs scored.
Mountcastle went 2-for-5 with a pair of solo home runs during Tuesday's loss to the Angels.
Mountcastle has hit safely in 14 of his last 15 games, cranking out seven long balls in that span while bringing his season homer total to 23. The 24-year-old now has an OPS of .803 and leads major-league rookies in slugging percentage (.495).
Mountcastle went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's loss to Atlanta.
Mountcastle gave Baltimore an early lead with a first-inning solo shot to center field. The homer was his 21st of the season and accounted for his 65th RBI. It also extended Mountcastle's hitting streak to 13 games, during which he is batting .396 (19-for-48) with five homers and 10 RBI.
Mountcastle went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 8-4 loss to Tampa Bay.
The first baseman tried to help Baltimore's cause with his eighth-inning blast, but it was the team's last run in the contest. Mountcastle has gone 2-for-7 with a home run and a double in two games since returning from a concussion. He's picked up right where he left off and now has a 10-game hitting streak during which he's gone 16-for-36 (.444) with four homers, four doubles, nine RBI and seven runs scored.
Mountcastle is batting cleanup as the first baseman Tuesday against Tampa Bay, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Mountcastle was activated earlier Tuesday after being out 10 days because of a concussion. He'll resume his season with a .264/.308/.477 slash line, 19 homers and 63 RBI.
Mountcastle (concussion) was activated off the injured list Tuesday.
Mountcastle's concussion wound up costing him 10 days, but he's ready to go now just two days after resuming baseball activities. He'd been swinging a very hot bat immediately prior to his absence, homering three times while building an eight-game hitting streak. Ryan McKenna was optioned in a corresponding move.
Mountcastle (concussion) has made progress in recent days and will begin baseball activities Sunday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Mountcastle has already missed the required seven days while on the concussion injured list, but he's not quite ready to return. The Orioles appear optimistic that he'll be back soon, though exactly when that will happen remains unclear.
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said Mountcastle (concussion) won't be reinstated from the 7-day injured list Sunday when first eligible, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
While Hyde noted that Mountcastle's condition is improving, the 24-year-old will need more than a week to clear MLB's concussion protocol. DJ Stewart should continue to hold down a regular spot in the lineup against right-handers at either designated hitter or in the corner outfield while Mountcastle is on the shelf.
Mountcastle (concussion) was placed on the 7-day injured list Sunday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Mountcastle is feeling better Sunday but continues to exhibit concussion-like symptoms after taking a hard tag to the head Friday, so he'll spend some time on the injured list. He'll be eligible to rejoin the active roster during next weekend's three-game set at Boston.
Mountcastle is still feeling concussion symptoms and may need a trip to the injured list, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Mountcastle hurt his head while attempting a steal Friday and was forced to exit the game. While he's yet to be removed from the roster, he won't start Saturday's game against the Rays and could be placed on the concussion injured list soon. Trey Mancini will start at first base in his absence, with Anthony Santander serving as the designated hitter.
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