Orioles Claim Steve Pearce Off Waivers

The Orioles announced that they have claimed Steve Pearce off of waivers from the Yankees.  The first baseman/outfielder was designated for assignment by the Yanks on Tuesday.

The move marks the second time that Pearce has gone from the Yankees to the Orioles in 2012.  The O's purchased the 29-year-old from New York in June and designated him for assignment in July.  The Astros claimed him shortly thereafter but traded him back to the Yankees a month later.

Pearce owns a .234/.309/.369 slash line across six big league seasons with a .266/.343/.464 line against left-handers.


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17 Comments on "Orioles Claim Steve Pearce Off Waivers"


rainyperez
2 years 11 months ago

The Orioles plan is finally complete.

2 years 11 months ago

Might as well just keep him on the Orioles, Yankees and Astros rosters full time, he just keeps going around that circle this year

MLBen
2 years 10 months ago

Just get him a nice generic jersey and hat, and he’s set to play on any team; Odd Job Steve

Rabbitov
2 years 11 months ago

The circle of life.

Howard VA
2 years 11 months ago

I thought they should have kept him in the first place.

MLBen
2 years 11 months ago

Interesting Year for Pearce.
From March 26th on:
Twins –> Yankees –> Orioles –> Astros –> Yankees –> Orioles

I wonder if that’s a record for number of team changes… (obviously not a record for number of UNIQUE teams)

formerdraftpick
2 years 11 months ago

I’m waiting for him to be released to be signed by the Pirates. Complete the circle of life.

2 years 11 months ago

Genuinely curious if he would be eligible for the playoffs. Added to the roster after 9/1, but was also on the roster before. Wonder if that’s ever happened.

Rabbitov
2 years 11 months ago

He is not eligible.

“Pearce isn’t eligible for the postseason roster because he wasn’t in the organization by Aug. 31.” – Roch Kubatko

Jacob Trimmer
2 years 11 months ago

just wow

bucsws2014
2 years 10 months ago

All the O’s need to do now is sign Jack Wilson, Lastings Milledge, Delwyn Young, Jason Jaramillo and Ramon Vasquez and they’ll have something special.

2 years 10 months ago

I like the idea

Scott Reppert
2 years 10 months ago

Is Adam Hyzdu available???

davengmusic
2 years 10 months ago

Joel Youngblood! Make it happen.

Lefty_Orioles_Fan
Lefty_Orioles_Fan
2 years 10 months ago

Hahaha, not quite. However, I would like to know is how many sets of luggage Pearce he has now. Mitch Williams was stating the other week, you get a free set each time you leave a team. As for Pearce coming back to Baltimore. I am happy.

LazerTown
2 years 10 months ago

Now he will go on to hit 10 hr in the next 4 games, just like everyone else in baltimore seems to get hot.

2 years 10 months ago

Nice. Welcome back, Steve!