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Orioles' Dillon Tate: Healthy, throwing this winter
Tate is healthy and participating in a normal throwing program this offseason, Jake Rill of MLB.com reports.
Tate was limited to just 13 rehab appearances this season because of a right forearm issue, but the Orioles are confident the reliever has finally put the injury behind him. A healthy Tate -- who posted a 3.05 ERA over 67 relief appearances in 2022 -- could provide a big boost to a Baltimore bullpen which will be without Felix Bautista (elbow) in 2024.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Shut down from throwing
Tate was shut down from throwing Friday after receiving a second opinion on his forearm, Jacob Calvin Meyer of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Tate has been on the shelf all season with a right forearm strain, and his time on the injured list doesn't appear to be ending anytime soon. The 29-year-old righty has already embarked on two separate rehab assignments this season, and there's no telling when he'll begin his third.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Second opinion on elbow
Tate (forearm/elbow) is getting a second opinion Friday on his right elbow, Jake Rill of MLB.com reports.
Tate was able to restart a minor-league rehab assignment earlier this month, but he's hit yet another snag in his recovery from ongoing elbow and forearm issues. The 29-year-old has not appeared in a major-league game this season and has no projectable timeline for his 2023 debut.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Restarting rehab Thursday
Tate (forearm/elbow) will restart a rehab assignment with Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday, Andy Kostka of TheBaltimoreBanner.com reports.
Tate had to be pulled off his initial rehab assignment due to a stress reaction in his right elbow, an injury which he says was a result of the buildup from his flexor strain, the issue which first sent him to the injury list. The reliever has been out all season.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Moves to 60-day IL
The Orioles transferred Tate (forearm) to the 60-day injured list Saturday.
Tate has been on the injured list since Opening Day, so a move to the 60-day IL doesn't impact his return date. His spot on the 40-man roster will be filled by Josh Lester, who was selected to the big-league squad from Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Has stress reaction in elbow
Tate (forearm) has been diagnosed with a stress reaction in his right elbow and will remain on the injured list, Andy Kostka of TheBaltimoreBanner.com reports.
Orioles manager Mike Elias said Friday that the new injury is unrelated to the right forearm flexor strain that Tate suffered over the offseason, but he'll be shut down again before then having to build back up. The 29-year-old was getting shelled to the tune of a 14.04 ERA through 10 minor-league rehab appearances.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Decision coming soon
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said Thursday that a decision on Tate (forearm) is coming "sometime soon," Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Tate's rehab window has come to a close, so he either has to be activated from the injured list or optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. The 29-year-old is recovered from his offseason forearm strain but has surrendered 15 runs -- 13 earned -- in 8.1 innings of relief between three different levels of the O's minor-league system. That works out to a 14.04 ERA.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Needs another rehab outing
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said Wednesday that Tate (forearm) will make at least one more rehab appearance prior to being activated from the 15-day injured list, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Tate, who has been on the IL all season while recovering from a right forearm strain, began his rehab assignment in late April and has already made eight appearances. However, with Tate having turned in a 17.05 ERA and 3.16 WHIP across 6.1 innings in those outings, the Orioles will want to see the right-hander turn in some better results on the farm before inserting him into the big-league bullpen. Tate could be ticketed for a middle-innings role out of the bullpen once activated.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Tosses scoreless frame on rehab
Tate (forearm) allowed a hit and a walk in one scoreless inning in a rehab appearance Wednesday with Triple-A Norfolk.
Tate will make at least one more rehab appearance for Norfolk after his scoreless outing Wednesday. The right-hander will likely need to be able to work in back-to-back contests before he's activated from the 15-day injured list, but Tate doesn't look to be far away from making his season debut with Baltimore after missing the first six weeks with a forearm strain.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Rehab outing coming Wednesday
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde told reporters Monday that Tate (forearm) will have a rehab outing for Triple-A Norfolk on Wednesday, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Tate's rehab outing with the Tides will not be his last, Ruiz reports. The right-hander continues to make progress from the forearm strain that has sidelined him for the start of the year. It seems likely that Tate will be operating in the middle innings for the Orioles at some point in the middle of May.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Moving rehab to Double-A
Tate (forearm) will make his next four or so appearances with Double-A Bowie, Andy Kostka of TheBaltimoreBanner.com reports.
Tate made his first rehab appearance with High-A Aberdeen on Tuesday, allowing a run on two hits and striking out two in one inning. He's expected to need four or five more outings at a minimum, including two on back-to-back days, before he's ready to join the Orioles for his season debut.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Multiple rehab appearances needed
Tate (forearm) said Sunday that he'll need to make 5-to-6 minor-league rehab appearances before he's able to return from the 15-day injured list, Dan Connolly of The Athletic reports.
Tate is set to begin his rehab assignment Tuesday with Single-A Aberdeen. In addition to making five or six appearances before being activated, Tate added that he'll need to pitch on consecutive days for the Orioles to feel comfortable about his availability out of the big-league bullpen. He should have a chance to return from the IL in early May if he experiences no setbacks in his recovery from a right flexor strain.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Slated for rehab games next week
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said Wednesday that Tate (forearm) will begin a rehab assignment next week, Andy Kostka of TheBaltimoreBanner.com reports.
Tate was diagnosed with a flexor strain prior to spring training but has been throwing off a mound for a while now. Assuming everything goes well during his upcoming rehab assignment, he should be ready to return around the beginning of May.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: On track for May return
Manager Brandon Hyde said Thursday that Tate (forearm) remains on track to rejoin the Orioles' bullpen at some point in May, Dan Connolly of The Athletic reports.
Tate was diagnosed with a flexor strain back in February but has been throwing for a little while without issue. It's not clear when he might be ready for a rehab assignment, but it shouldn't be too far off.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Moves to 15-day IL
Tate (elbow) was placed on the 15-day injured list Thursday, retroactive to March 27.
The 28-year-old was ruled out for the first month of the season back in February due to a flexor strain, so his move to the injured list was to be expected. Tate was throwing bullpen sessions for the final two weeks of spring training, so he appears on track to be available in late April or early May.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Throwing another bullpen session
Tate (elbow) threw another side session Friday in Orioles camp, Dan Connolly of The Athletic reports.
Tate continues to make steady progress in his recovery from a November flexor strain, but he is still expected to spend the first month of the 2023 campaign on the injured list. The 28-year-old worked to a 3.05 ERA and 60:16 K:BB over 73.2 innings of relief for Baltimore in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Ready for full-mound work
Tate (elbow) said he will throw 20 pitches off a full mound Tuesday, Andy Kostka of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Tate is set to take the next step forward in his recovery from a right elbow strain after he resumed throwing off a half mound last week. The 28-year-old noted that he'll throw only fastballs in Tuesday's workout, but if all goes well, he could begin to incorporate breaking pitches in his throwing sessions in the near future. Tate is set to begin the season on the injured list and could be sidelined through April.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Dillon Tate: Steps back on half mound
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said that Tate (elbow) threw his first half-mound session of spring training Wednesday, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Per Andy Kostka of The Baltimore Sun, Tate's throwing session consisted of all fastballs, as the Orioles aren't yet comfortable having him put spin on the baseball while he's working back from a right elbow flexor strain. Tate is already expected to be sidelined for the first month of the season, so the Orioles may not be planning on having him throw off a full mound until late in camp or until early April.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 190 lbs|
|Birthplace: Harbor City, CA|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|