Gene Sweeney Jr., Baltimore Sun
April 27, 2012
2013 statistics: .271/.376/.369, 4 HR, 40 RBIs, 17 for 19 stolen-base attempts in 130 games at Triple-A Sacramento
The Orioles acquired Weeks, a former first-round pick out of Miami, in the trade with Oakland for Jim Johnson. He will compete for the starting second base job, but he hasn't been guaranteed it. The 26-year-old switch hitter has struggled to duplicate the success of his rookie season in 2011 (.303/.340/.421, 22 steals in 97 games), so a chance of scenery could do him some good.