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Wieters at Bowie: Still Doing His Thing


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I absolutely agree, I have watched two of his games in Harrisburg this week and he has hit the ball hard with good plate discipline. In addition I have been impressed with his catch and release behind the plate (he almost picked a guy off at second with an absolute rocket right on the bag)

I'm also very impressed by that. I did get video of his attempt at throwing the guy out stealing earlier but didn't catch the PO attempt with the camera. Instead, I saw it, and he was up and had thrown that strike in the literal blink of an eye.

What I've seen so far is a guy who has a great baseball body (almost towering over the Senators' first baseman), is quick and smooth behind the plate, has a gun for an arm that's accurate as well, and is either very patient or doesn't get pitched to or is just trying to see as many pitches as he can to get comfortable at AA, and is thus getting a lot of walks right now.

I also think that double he hit last night has the markings of what usually develops into a power stroke, in time.

Of course, I've only seen him in three games myself. I'm looking forward to more :D

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I know we've talked about this before, but it seems really odd for us to have a guy coming through our system who may be one of the next superstars of the game.

Wieters might be one of those great talents that always seem to be in the other teams' systems. I truly hope that he continues on the path he's on and is our starting catcher for the next 10 seasons.

It really is nice to be in this position for once! Now...let's get Matusz signed!

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Opposite field jack tonight. Hard smash single. Intential Walk.

Might of done more but I cant remember everything. WOW it was fun at the BaySox tonight. One and a half hour rain delay to start the game. I dont even know who started the game for us. Some guy with the number 50. He wasnt in the Program. I missed the annoucing. I was watching my nutty 4 year old daughter run all over the freaking place. But she knows his name and was yelling MATT WIETERS!!! She was loud. She ran the bases twice at the end of the game.

We sang take me out to the ball game and "DA WIET, Da Wiet, da wiet is on fire" all the way home. As she passed me cheese puffs from the back seat.

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Number 50 was Randor Bierd, and in keeping with your theme of "Fiyah", he got "lit" up!

Yeah but looking at the numbers Bergesen did well tonight...the 1st Oriole affilate to get 10 wins (heck no one in the Show has done that yet!)

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Yeah but looking at the numbers Bergesen did well tonight...the 1st Oriole affilate to get 10 wins (heck no one in the Show has done that yet!)

He just warrants a separate thread. He's been un-friggin-believable as the biggest surprise of the year.

He's the first Oriole minor leaguer to get 10 wins with one team (he's got 11 overall wins including one with Frederick).

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Wieters OPS is 1.081...Its obviously a small sample size but still...Gotta like that.

I don't see how they are going to be able to keep him down.

While it's a small sample, he's doing it now at AA, not A anymore. Someone's got to be taking note of this in the Warehouse.

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My four year old daughter is an unashamed flirt with the Erie SeaWolves. She got an autograph. Got high fives from two young players. She told them she loved them and all the BaySox.(wrong team. I waited a few minutes to tell her she was coolaborating with the enemy. Had to ease her down) In ten years I'm gonna have problems because she is learning the arts of passing notes to the young available atheletes. LOL Im only partially kidding.

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