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2016 Catcher's Market Moving Quickly

Pictured Above: Seattle Mariner’s catcher Chris Iannetta

Beginning with catcher Matt Wieters‘ acceptance of the $15.8 million qualifying offer from the Baltimore Orioles, the catching market for the 2015 offseason is moving fast, and quickly becoming scarce. 583 more words

Free Agency Rumors

South Carolina's Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery.  195 more words


White Sox sign catcher Alex Avila to one-year, $2.5M deal

The top remaining free agent catcher has been gobbled up the day before Thanksgiving, as the White Sox have signed Alex Avila for one year and $2.5 million. 235 more words


Matt Wieters Accepts Qualifying Offer: Now What?

Last Friday Matt Wieters surprised many by accepting the qualifying offer the Orioles made him. As a result, he will now be a member of the 2016 Orioles on a one year, $15.8 million contract. 1,705 more words


Orioles All-Star Catcher Matt Wieters Joins Rob Long

Matt Wieters joined Rob to discuss signing his qualifying offer with the Orioles and his outlook for the team’s next season.

Wieters tells Rob that his confidence was high that he would find a place to play ball next year…but he’s really glad it wound up being Baltimore. 148 more words


Orioles sign Matt Wieters to a 2016 contract

Catcher Matt Wieters accepted the Baltimore Orioles $15.8 million qualifying offer today, assuring he will be back with the Orioles for the 2016 season.  I mentioned earlier that I thought this was a win-win situation.   25 more words

Baltimore Orioles

Welcome Home Wiets

On the last day of the regular season if you’d asked me who of the Orioles free agents were least likely to return I would have said Matt Wieters second or third. 79 more words