Matt Wieters RUMORS & NEWS

  • 97d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Matt Wieters had "successful" surgery on right elbow today.

  • 97d
    Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

    CA Matt Wieters is scheduled to have right UCL reconstruction tomorrow afternoon. Recovery time expected to be 9 months.

  • 105d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Heard from two sources that Wieters' throwing program with #Orioles not going well and that surgery looks increasingly likely. However...

  • Wieters making progress, still hopes to avoid surgery

    CSN Baltimore "Matt Wieters won’t come off the disabled list when he’s eligible next Monday. He has yet to throw, and may not until next week. Wieters had a Platelet Rich Plasma injection on his ailing right elbow on May 12. “It’s getting better. We want it to feel about normal before we get back to throwing,..." May 21

  • 127d
    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    Matt Wieters is eligible to come off the DL May 26 but Showalter said that wont happen. Said Wieters had a shot in his elbow on Monday.

  • Chris Davis back, Matt Wieters to DL

    ESPN.com "The Baltimore Orioles made a pair of roster moves Sunday, activating star first baseman Chris Davis from the 15-day disabled list and placing catcher Matt Wieters on the DL. Davis, who spent the minimum time sidelined with a strained left side, was in the starting lineup and batting third..." May 11

  • 138d
    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Sources: Orioles C Matt Wieters to visit Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday for examination on elbow soreness. Worst-case scenario is UCL tear.

  • 138d
    Dan Connolly @danconnollysun

    Matt Wieters elbow MRI has been reviewed by Dr. James Andrews and he's is not considered a candidate for surgery, according to a source

  • 192d
    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Wieters ankle still a little swollen. Probably won't play before Monday as precaution

  • Orioles Matt Wieters will sit out next few games with right ankle sprain

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will likely sit out the next three days after he sprained his right ankle while crossing third base awkwardly during Tuesday’s game. "Slight sprain, nothing too major,” said Wieters, who left Tuesday's game after the bottom of the fourth inning. “Regular season,..." March 12

  • Wieters aims to make best of his (likely) final two years as an Oriole

    CBSSports.com "Orioles catcher Matt Wieters may carry the tools of ignorance. But when it comes to this negotiating game, he is no dope. No one can make a contractual stalemate sound nicer than him. When Wieters says he "thinks both parties are on the same page," what he doesn't mention is that that means..." February 18

  • Orioles, catcher Matt Wieters agree to $7.7 million salary for 2014

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles will not go to an arbitration hearing with any of their players for the second consecutive year. They settled Thursday night with catcher Matt Wieters on a $7.7 million contract for 2014. The deal includes incentives based on whether he wins certain awards, such as the Gold Glove..." February 07

  • Is this the time for Davis, Wieters extensions?

    CSN Baltimore "During the next few weeks, the Orioles will presumably try and work out long-term extensions for Chris Davis and Matt Wieters. This is the time; it’s arbitration season. Some players say that they don’t want to discuss contracts during the season. Adam Jones and the Orioles worked a long-term..." January 15

  • Orioles will tender contracts to all arbitration-eligible players including Reimold

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles don’t have to make an official decision for a week, but they will tender contracts to all nine of their arbitration eligible players, according to the club’s top executive. “We are planning on tendering those guys,” said Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette. “Most of the..." November 25

  • How does McCann's contract affect Wieters?

    CSN Baltimore "Sometime between now and Nov. 2015, the Orioles will make a decision on the future of Matt Wieters. It could come soon, if the Orioles are convinced that he won’t re-sign with the team. It could come later if he actually signs an extension with the team. Or, they could simply decide to keep..." November 24

  • Should Orioles beef up their Wieters backups?

    CSN Baltimore "Who are Gregg Zaun, Chad Moeller, Craig Tatum, Jake Fox, Luis Exposito, Ronny Paulino, Taylor Teagarden, Chris Snyder and Steve Clevenger? All of them backed up Matt Wieters in his first five years as Orioles catcher. The guess is that Wieters will be back for at least a sixth year, and it’s..." November 16

  • Orioles may trade Matt Wieters or J.J. Hardy to create payroll flexibility

    Hardball Talk "With their eyes on the horizon, the Orioles are open to the possibility of trading catcher Matt Wieters or shortstop J.J. Hardy to create payroll flexibility, reports Steve Melewski of MASN. The O’s have some interesting situations to address in the near future including extending Chris Davis (a..." November 16

  • 313d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Orioles willing to trade Wieters. Both Wieters and Chris Davis two years away from free agency and represented by Scott Boras.

  • Orioles shouldn't think about trading Wieters

    CSN Baltimore "The General Managers meetings begin today in Orlando, Fla. and Dan Duquette will initiate some talk on potential trades. He’ll also talk free agents, and perhaps discuss a contract extension for Matt Wieters with Scott Boras. It appears that Boras and Wieters aren’t eager to agree on a contract..." November 11

  • Wieters' hitting pushes Orioles past Royals 4-3

    CSN Baltimore "It had been 13 days since the Orioles last played at home. Lots had happened, most of it good, since then. “I forgot what the inside of this place looked like,” Chris Davis joked. Davis and the Orioles pulled off a host of fine plays in the field, and thanks to a bad one by the Kansas City..." May 08

  • Matt Wieters' 10th-inning grand slam gives Orioles a 10-6 win over Rays

    Baltimore Sun "The sight of Matt Wieters' home-run trot ending in a frenetic pile at home plate conjured memories of the 16 straight extra-inning wins the Orioles orchestrated last season. But Thursday night's 10-inning 10-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays — which ended with the Orioles' first walk-off grand slam..." April 19

  • Orioles offer Wieters extension, but no deal seems close

    CBSSports.com "The Orioles recently reached out to star catcher Matt Wieters with a multiyear contract extension offer, but there's no evidence or belief the sides are anywhere close to a deal. It is believed the offer is for at least five years, but the exact terms aren't known. Wieters has seen the bar for..." April 03

  • Matt Wieters wants to make a deal

    Camden Chat "From John Perotto's article on Baseball Prospectus, a blurb about Matt Wieters: Catcher Matt Wieters wants to work out a long-term contract extension with the Orioles, though he is not eligible for free agency until after the 2016 season. One source said Wieters wants to stay in Baltimore badly..." February 07

  • Orioles agree to one-year deals with Wieters, Davis, Matusz and Patton

    Baltimore Sun "The deadline for submitting arbitration filings was 1 p.m. today, and the Orioles avoided that process with four of their seven players still eligible for arbitration. The club, which does not release arbitration signing figures, announced that it agreed to one-year deals with catcher Matt..." January 18

  • Wieters, Boras could cash in with O's

    CSN Baltimore "On Tuesday, the seven unsigned Orioles filed for arbitration. It's actually just a formality since they have until Friday before they have to exchange arbitration figures and there are a few weeks before hearings. The seven unsigned players are Chris Davis, Jason Hammel, Jim Johnson, Brian..." January 16

  • Hardy, Jones, Wieters win Gold Glove Awards

    CSN Baltimore "The awards keep coming for the Orioles. J.J. Hardy, Adam Jones and Matt Wieters all won Gold Gloves on Tuesday night. the Orioles are the only team in baseball to win three. The awards are voted on by managers and coaches. It's the first for Hardy, the second each for Jones and Wieters, who..." October 31

  • Matt Wieters and J.J. Hardy should win Gold Gloves tonight

    Baltimore Sun "Three Orioles players were named American League Gold Glove finalists for the second straight season, and just as in 2011, two O's players should win the game's highest honor in fielding when they are announced tonight. Catcher Matt Wieters appears likely to win his second straight Gold Glove..." October 30

  • Wieters has many admirers around baseball

    CSN Baltimore "Matt Wieters is hitless in his first eight postseason at-bats. That's secondary to his defense. Though he's twice been an All-Star, he's still new at this national star stuff. "Every once in a while, you have to remind yourself how old he is," manager Buck Showalter said. Wieters is 26,..." October 08

  • Wieters in a streak to forget

    CSN Baltimore "Matt Wieters started Wednesday night's game as the designated hitter. He began the game in a 1-for-23 slump and ended the first inning with a strike out. "It's something you can't really worry about. It's just when you are feeling good to keep that streak going on the hot side as long as you..." July 26

  • Matt Wieters' 2-run homer in the bottom of the 8th lifts Orioles to 2-1 win over Nationals

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles manager Buck Showalter nearly gave Matt Wieters a day off for the team's series finale against the Washington Nationals at Camden Yards. But given the switch-hitting catcher's success against left-handed pitching this season — and the need to find any advantage possible to provide the..." June 25

  • Sean Burnett gives up late home run to Matt Wieters as Baltimore snatches three-game series

    Washington Post "It's tough to fault Nationals reliever Sean Burnett too much for the fastball that was too high to Orioles catcher Matt Wieters in the eighth inning of a one-run game Sunday afternoon. For all the jumbled roles the Nationals' bullpen has endured because of injuries, Burnett has been a steady..." June 25

  • Matt Wieters delivers another walk-off win for Orioles

    Baltimore Sun "Steve Tolleson was glad to have the opportunity to feel the thrill of one more Orioles extra-inning win — to participate in one more frenetic home-plate pile-on. From his first day in an Orioles uniform, the utility infielder knew his next wasn't guaranteed. A rash of injuries over the past..." June 11

  • Taking a closer look at Orioles catcher Matt Wieters' first career ejection

    Baltimore Sun "It's not often that Orioles catcher Matt Wieters loses his cool. But after the Orioles fell behind 8-1 in the fifth inning of their 8-6 loss to the Blue Jays Tuesday night at the Rogers Centre, he felt he had to speak his mind to home plate umpire Doug Eddings. He expressed his displeasure..." May 30

  • Wieters advises Nationals' Harper to 'just be himself'

    Baltimore Sun "There's probably no position player in major league baseball — maybe ever — who can truly understand the hype that Washington Nationals 19-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has encountered on a daily basis. But Orioles catcher Matt Wieters might come the closest — or at least be the..." May 20

  • Locking up Jones and Wieters should be priority for the Orioles

    Baltimore Sun "It would be nice to think the true litmus test that determines whether the Orioles have really turned a competitive corner this season would be a bushelful of victories over the big-money Yankees and Red Sox. If only it were that simple. The real test is taking place behind the curtain,..." May 16

  • OK, it's time: Wieters is baseball's best all-around catcher

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles' 16-9 start has obviously been caused by tremendous pitching – and specifically starting pitching. Orioles starters have thrown nine quality starts in their past 10 outings – and have a 1.65 ERA in that time. In the three-game series against the Yankees in New York – in which the..." May 03

  • Orioles: Wieters, Strop outsmart themselves

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles bullpen performed spectacularly during Tuesday night's extra-inning loss to the New York Yankees, but Buck Showalter is right when he says that the O's have to play a near-perfect game to beat some of the big-money teams in the American League. They certainly didn't do that on..." April 11

  • Wieters, Jones power O's to 6-3 win over Yankees

    Baltimore Sun "Matt Wieters and Adam Jones, arguably the Orioles' best two players, started this month exceptionally slow. Their bats woke up nearly simultaneously in the first inning Sunday night with their first homers of the spring as the Orioles beat the New York Yankees, 6-3. Jones, who entered the..." March 19

  • Orioles have renewed the contract of star catcher Matt Wieters and signed 17 other players

    Baltimore Sun "The Orioles renewed the contract of star catcher Matt Wieters on Saturday and announced they have agreed to terms with 17 other players who are under club reserve and were not eligible for salary arbitration. That completes the team's 2012 contract signings. Players who are under reserve,..." March 11

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