Wieters to Undergo Tommy John Surgery, Miss Rest of 2014 Season

The unusually high number of Tommy John surgeries that have wreaked havoc on pitching staffs already this season has now claimed a new victim: a catcher. The Baltimore Orioles announced before the start of their series at Tampa Bay on June 16 that All-Star and Gold Glove catcher Matt Wieters will undergo ulnar collateral ligament…

Orioles Place Closer Hunter on DL

By Andrew R. Koch The Orioles gained a split of their series in Pittsburgh earlier this week, but that split came at a price that will create additional flux in Baltimore’s bullpen. Prior to the start of their four-game holiday weekend series at home against the Cleveland Indians, the Orioles have placed closer Tommy Hunter…

Terrapins Baseball Off to Strong Start in College World Series Regional

By Andrew R. Koch The Maryland Terrapins baseball team isn’t ready to let their best season in more than 40 years end just yet. Down 3-0 to Old Dominion after seven innings in their May 31 opener of the Columbia Regional at the University of South Carolina, Maryland started down the comeback trail. LaMonte Wade,…

Maryland Advances to Final Four in Men’s, Women’s Lacrosse

By Andrew R. Koch The University of Maryland will be well-represented at the Men’s and Women’s Division I Lacrosse Final Fours Memorial Day weekend in the Baltimore area. The seventh-seeded men’s team advanced to the Final Four by defeating Bryant University 16-8 on May 17 at Hofstra University. Mike Chanenchuk scored five goals and added…

Orioles Sign Reliever Bell, Designate Meek For Assignment

By Andrew R. Koch After consecutive blown saves by Tommy Hunter against the Houston Astros and Detroit Tigers, Orioles manager Buck Showalter has decided to shake things up a little in the Orioles bullpen. The Orioles announced on May 16 that they’d agreed to a minor-league deal with veteran right-handed reliever Heath Bell. Pending a…