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River Ave. Blues Nov 14, 2015

2016 Draft: Draft Order Tracker page now live

Yesterday was the deadline for free agents to accept or reject the qualifying offer. A record 20 free agents received the QO, and, for the first time ever, a player accepted. Three accepted, in fact. Colby Rasmus, Matt Wieters, and Brett Anderson all took the one-year, $15.8M QO rather than try their luck in free […] The post 2016 Draft: Draft Order Tracker page now live appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
MASN Sports Nov 14, 2015

A look at Matt Wieters taking the qualifying offer and Boston's addition of a closer - Steve Melewski

Thoughts on Matt Wieters taking O's qualifying offer, Boston's addition of closer
MASN Sports Nov 14, 2015

Caleb Joseph on Matt Wieters taking qualifying offer - School of Roch

As soon as word leaked that catcher Matt Wieters accepted the Orioles' qualifying offer, fans wondered how it impacted Caleb Joseph and how he would react to it. Bitter? Concerned about his status on the roster? Worried about losing at-bats?...

Dan Duquette on keeping Matt Wieters and how it impacts other moves - School of Roch

Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette stated today that there's still enough payroll flexibility to retain first baseman Chris Davis despite committing $15.8 million to catcher Matt Wieters, who accepted the qualifying offer. "I don't think it impacts our desire or our ability to re-sign Chris Davis," said Duquette, who's...
MASN Sports Nov 13, 2015

Wieters: "I feel a lot of good things can come out of being back in Baltimore" - School of Roch

Though he understood the risks and took his time making the decision official, Orioles catcher Matt Wieters said today that he always was leaning toward accepting the qualifying offer and staying in Baltimore. It's just the right fit for Wieters...

Matt Wieters accepts Orioles' qualifying offer, will remain with team in 2016.

Catcher Matt Wieters will remain in an Orioles uniform for the 2016 season.  Wieters has accepted the club’s qualifying offer, according to an industry source, becoming just the second player in the four-year history of the process to take the offer. Wieters essentially agrees to terms on a one-year,...
MASN Sports Nov 13, 2015

Matt Wieters accepts qualifying offer - School of Roch

Catcher Matt Wieters will return to the Orioles in 2016. Wieters has accepted the Orioles' $15.8 million qualifying offer, according to a source, while first baseman Chris Davis and left-hander Wei-Yin Chen are assured of rejecting it. The club hasn't...
MASN Sports Nov 13, 2015

Can teams win without an ace pitcher? (Plus a take on Wieters) - Steve Melewski

Seeing if teams can win without an ace, plus a take on Wieters' qualifying offer
MASN Sports Nov 13, 2015

Showalter on Wieters, O'Day and more - School of Roch

The Orioles will find out later today whether catcher Matt Wieters has accepted or declined the $15.8 million qualifying offer. It's the only drama attached to the 5 p.m. deadline. First baseman Chris Davis and left-hander Wei-Yin Chen will turn...
South Side Sox Nov 7, 2015

The Reading Room: 20 free agents given qualifying offers

The last day before free agency brings a lot of qualifying offers and a few rumors. Along with the expected qualifying offer for Jeff Samardzija from the White Sox, a total of 20 free agents received qualifying offers prior to the deadline Friday.  While this was a significant increase over the 12 given last offseason, with free agents like Alex Gordon, Zack Greinke, and Matt Wieters among others, this offseason's class of free agents is one of the stronger set of free agents in recent years. Overall, 13 teams gave out qualifying offers of $15.8 million.  The Nationals, Cardinals, and...
MASN Sports Nov 6, 2015

Orioles make qualifying offers to Davis, Wieters and Chen - School of Roch

The Orioles made the predicted moves today regarding their six pending free agents, sending qualifying offers to first baseman Chris Davis, catcher Matt Wieters and left-hander Wei-Yin Chen. They declined the offers to reliever Darren O'Day and infielder/outfielder Steve Pearce....

This, that and the other - School of Roch

The Orioles' winter shopping list begins with a starting pitcher and includes a potential replacement for Chris Davis at first base, at least one outfielder and at least one reliever. It also includes catching depth, especially if Matt Wieters leaves as a free agent. Caleb Joseph most likely would inherit...

Orioles leaning toward making catcher Matt Wieters a qualifying offer by end of the week

The Orioles will make qualifying offers to first baseman Chris Davis and left-handed starter Wei-Yin Chen by the end of the week, but the decision whether to make the same offer to catcher Matt Wieters has been one of the club’s toughest decision in the early days of the offseason. The team has...

TwinsCentric blog: Why not Wieters?

Could Minnesota take the plunge on free agency's top catcher?
MASN Sports Oct 30, 2015

A look at the Kansas City offense and a Wieters contract prediction - Steve Melewski

A look at the Kansas City offense and a contract prediction for Matt Wieters

Matt Wieters Photos

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