It’s rare that a player has to consider his free-agent future two years in a row, but that’s what Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will face this offseason.
Wieters has spent his entire eight-year career with the Orioles. Last November, Wieters accepted the qualifying offer for a one-year, $15.8-million contract to remain with the team rather than test the free-agent market.
Wieters said that at this time last year he was thinking about the future, wondering if he was playing his final days in an Orioles uniform.
The Orioles spent their offseason dedicated to keeping their free agents. Not only did Wieters return, but the club re-signed Chris Davis to a...