Is 2016 going to be the year for “The Pride of Pigtown?” Steve Clevenger hopes so.
Bringing back Matt Wieters makes great sense in many ways for the Orioles. It also complicates the makeup of their 2016 roster.
Matt Wieters is certainly pragmatic. He proved that on Friday. Wieters shocked everyone by agreeing to accept the Orioles’ $15.8 million qualifying offer.
Dan Duquette joked that his negotiation with Scott Boras, Matt Wieters’ agent, was the shortest he’d ever had with Boras.
The good news for the Orioles is that they’ve retained Matt Wieters.