Mountcastle went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 4-3 win over the Tigers.
He took Tarik Skubal deep in the fourth inning, one of three O's homers off the young southpaw. Mountcastle is up to 17 home runs on the year, but he's stumbled to a rough .182/.224/.432 slash line in 12 games since the All-Star break.
Mountcastle isn't in the lineup Thursday against the Tigers, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Mountcastle will get a chance to reset after he went 1-for-12 with a walk and four strikeouts across the last three games. Trey Mancini will start at first base while DJ Stewart serves as the designated hitter.
Mountcastle went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double and a solo home run in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Nationals.
His fourth-inning blast off Jon Lester gave the O's a 2-0 lead. Mountcastle is hitting only .214 (6-for-28) since the All-Star break, but four of the hits have gone for extra bases (two doubles, two homers), and he's driven in seven. On the season, the 24-year-old is slashing .252/.300/.452 with 16 home runs and 55 RBI through 91 games.
Mountcastle went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and a walk in Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Rays.
The home run was Mountcastle's 15th of 2021 but his first since June 28. He's now hitting .178 with seven RBI and seven runs scored in 45 at-bats since the start of July, which has certainly been a disappointing month for him after he hit .327 with nine homers and 26 RBI in June.
Mountcastle went 1-for-5 with an RBI double and a stolen base in Monday's 6-1 win over Tampa Bay.
The 24-year-old got Baltimore off to a hot start with his RBI double in the first inning, and he reached on a fielder's choice and stole second in the third inning. He's worked in a near-everyday role this season, but he's slashing a modest .249/.297/.435 while striking out at a 28.5 percent clip. Mountcastle has collected 14 home runs, 51 RBI, 40 runs scored and four stolen bases while often hitting in the heart of the order.
Mountcastle is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Royals.
After heading into the All-Star break nursing a forearm injury, Mountcastle was cleared to start the Orioles' first two games of the second half. He went 1-for-8 with two RBI and a run scored between those contests, and more importantly, Mountcastle doesn't seem to have experienced a setback. His absence from the lineup Sunday is likely just a pre-planned maintenance day.
Mountcastle (forearm) is starting at first base and batting cleanup Friday at Kansas City, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
The 24-year-old exited Sunday's contest with a left forearm contusion after being hit by a pitch, but he's ready to play after taking the All-Star break to rest up. Mountcastle hit .255/.305/.447 with 14 homers, 14 doubles, 48 RBI and 39 runs in 83 games during the season's first half.
Manager Brandon Hyde said Sunday after the Orioles' 7-5 loss to the White Sox that Mountcastle (forearm) should be available for the team's first game out of the All-Star break Friday in Kansas City, Dan Connolly of The Athletic reports.
Hyde suspects Mountcastle will be sore over the next few days after being struck in the arm by a pitch Sunday, but the 24-year-old should have enough time during the break to overcome the injury. After his early exit Sunday, Mountcastle concludes the first half with a .255/.305/.447 slash line to go with 14 home runs, 48 RBI, 39 runs and three stolen bases across 328 plate appearances.
Mountcastle's X-rays came back negative Sunday and he was diagnosed with a left forearm contusion, Steve Melewski of MASNSports.com reports.
Mountcastle exited Sunday's game in serious pain after being hit by a pitch. It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined, but the X-ray results suggest he'll be ready to return Friday after the All-Star break.
Mountcastle was removed from Sunday's game against the White Sox after taking a pitch to his left elbow, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
The 24-year-old appeared to be in considerable pain and was replaced at first base by Pat Valaika. It's unclear whether Mountcastle suffered an injury to his left elbow, but he'll have the All-Star break to rest before potentially returning Friday.
Mountcastle went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI, two walks and two runs in Monday's 9-7 win over the Astros.
Mountcastle took Zack Greinke deep in the fifth inning to give the Orioles the lead and ended up reaching base safely four times in the game. The 24-year-old has been on fire lately, batting .396 with six long balls, 13 RBI and a 7:11 BB:K over his last 13 games. He is slashing .269/.309/.478 in 288 plate appearances this season.
Mountcastle went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Blue Jays.
Mountcastle put the Orioles on the board with his solo home run in the top of the first inning, but he left four runners on base in the loss. He's now reached base in each of the last four games, and he's hit .341 with eight home runs, 21 RBI and 14 runs across 23 games in June.
Mountcastle went 2-for-4 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI in Friday's 6-5 extra-inning win over the Blue Jays.
He was a key part of Baltimore's four-run rally in the eighth inning and trotted home with the tying run on an Austin Hays double. Mountcastle continues to feast on Toronto pitching, going 9-for-20 (.450) in five games against the AL East rivals this year with three walks, three homers, four RBI and five runs.
Mountcastle went 4-for-4 with three home runs and four RBI in Saturday's 10-7 loss to the Blue Jays.
Mountcastle and the rest of the Orioles lineup combined for six home runs -- the most for Baltimore in a single game since August 2016 -- but it wasn't enough for the team to keep pace with the Blue Jays, who plated six runs in the ninth to steal the win. Though the 23-47 Orioles already find themselves out of playoff contention well before the All-Star break, Mountcastle has been a silver lining in an otherwise bleak season. After going 10-for-17 at the dish over his last four games, Mountcastle has lifted his season-long slash line to .266/.292/.477 across 250 plate appearances.
Mountcastle went 3-for-5 with a home run, four RBI and one run scored Wednesday against Cleveland.
Mountcastle paced the Orioles' offensive effort Wednesday, as he delivered a pair of RBI singles in each of his first two plate appearances. His third time to the dish, Mountcastle smacked a two-run home run, his ninth long ball of the season. It was Mountcastle's first homer since June 5, though his fifth shot in his last 13 starts. Overall, Mountcastle has a .249/.277/.431 line with 26 runs scored and 36 RBI across 238 plate appearances.
Mountcastle will sit Tuesday against Cleveland, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Mountcastle hits the bench after starting 12 straight games. He hit a strong .298/.327/.617 over that stretch, homering four times and driving in 12 runs. Trey Mancini will handle first base Tuesday, with Anthony Santander serving as the designated hitter.
Mountcastle went 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored in Sunday's 18-5 blowout win over Cleveland.
The 24-year-old scored all three times he got on base. Mountcastle had an RBI single in the fourth inning and an RBI double in the sixth. He's been hot since the start of June, and he's now hit safely in six straight games. In that span, he's gone 11-for-24 (.458) with four home runs, 10 RBI and seven runs scored.
Mountcastle went 2-for-3 with a double and a solo home run in Saturday's 10-4 loss to Cleveland.
The 24-year-old is locked in at the plate, going yard four times in the last five games as part of an 8-for-19 (.421) surge. On the season, Mountcastle is batting .245 with eight homers, three steals, 21 runs and 28 RBI through 53 contests.
Mountcastle went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and two strikeouts in Friday's 3-1 win over Cleveland.
Mountcastle put the Orioles on the board with his two-run blast in the seventh inning that proved to be the difference in Friday's low-scoring contest. The 24-year-old has been dominant across the last four games, as he's gone 6-for-16 with three home runs, a double and seven RBI during that time.
Mountcastle went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run Wednesday against the Twins.
Mountcastle took Alex Colome deep in the seventh inning to record his sixth home run of the season. He performed well across the team's three-game set against the Twins, collecting five hits in 12 at-bats while slugging two home runs, driving in five and scoring twice. That aided his season-long line, which still sits at an uninspiring .238/.265/.400 mark across 196 plate appearances.
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