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Slumping Wieters gets a night off with tight right bicep muscle
Slumping Wieters gets a night off with tight right bicep muscle

Orioles catcher Matt Wieters didn't start Friday night's game against theOakland A's, but it wasn't because he is mired in a 1-for-30 slump. Wieters was held out of the lineup because of a tight right bicep muscle. "We want to make sure we can get that full go," Wieters said. "We think if we get a day off today, we'll be good to go tomorrow. We don't want a one-day tightness to turn into something more." Wieters first noticed the tightness in his arm during his first at-bat Thursday, and it continued to bother him throughout the game. The switch-hitter said it didn't impact his defense or throwing at all, but he could feel it on the...

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