On the 162nd day, Matt Wieters rested.
A few hours before Sunday’s game, Wieters walked past the lineup card and saw Steve Clevenger’s name in it, smiled and cracked: “Benched.”
Nabbing Scott Feldman to boost the starting rotation was a good idea. Now, we’ll see if the Orioles are able to re-sign him.
Last winter, Buck Showalter was pleased with his new acquisition. “Gardy told me it killed him to lose Casilla,” he said.
It’s easy to remember Chris Davis, Manny Machado, Chris Tillman, Adam Jones and Matt Wieters.