Tommy John surgery


MIAMI -- Matt Wieters will spend the weekend with the Orioles at Marlins Park, and if things go well, he could start a rehab assignment next week in Bowie.


SARASOTA, Fla. – Matt Wieters knows he’s not going to be ready for Opening Day. His right elbow won’t let him.


SARASOTA, Fla. -- Two days after the Orioles shut down Matt Wieters for a week to rest his surgically repaired right elbow, the catcher says he’s feeling much better.


SARASOTA, Fla. – Matt Wieters is looking forward to getting back behind the plate in real games. A week from now, Wieters is scheduled to play in his first spring game against Minnesota.


SARASOTA, Fla. –- Matt Wieters thinks that he should be ready for Opening Day. Last year, Wieters had Tommy John surgery on June 17, and nine months after that, should be ready to catch.