Wieters, Matusz at AFL's Rising Stars

October 26, 2008|By DEAN JONES JR.

Orioles prospects Matt Wieters and Brian Matusz took part in the Arizona Fall League's third annual Rising Stars Showcase on Friday night. Wieters showed off his defensive skills. The 22-year-old catcher threw out two base runners during the game. Offensively, Wieters had an uneventful night with a strikeout in the first inning and a walk in the fourth. Matusz entered with a runner on second base and one out in the seventh inning. He recorded two strikeouts to get out of the inning unscathed.

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