Latest Update Pearce Leads Silent O's Offense in Game 3 Wed Oct, 15, 01:29 AM
Is a talented hitter with good power in his bat at lower levels. Displays a lot of versatility defensively. Can mash left-handed pitching. Can be used off the bench effectively.
Flaws: : Swings too freely when at the dish, so he needs to develop a more consistent approach (in particular against right-handed pitching). Lacks overall consistency in his game.
Pearce and teammate JJ Hardy were the only players in the O's lineup able to present any sort of threat to the Royals' staff. Pearce had a great season as a part-timer, but has been woefully bad in the playoffs, slashing .077/.143/.154. The 31-year-old outfielder hit a whopping 21 home runs in just 102 games this season, so in spite of the poor playoff showing, his spot on the O's opening day roster isn't in question. Analyst: Spencer Silva
Pearce tried to spoil Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium, but really it was all a setup to allow Jeter hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth. Pearce has been absolutely fantastic this year for Baltimore and has especially excelled in September to the tune of a .341 average with five home runs and 12 RBIs.Analyst: David Kerr
Pearce has been a huge power source for the Orioles and is a key part of their lineup. The Orioles will want to get Pearce some at-bats in the regular season before they begin postseason play. Analyst: Mark Kaplan
Pearce should be considered day-to-day and you should check daily lineups before setting yours with him. The fact that it's a wrist problem obviously detracts from his fantasy value, but the Orioles are going to want to use him over the next week so that he can get his swing back for the playoffs.Analyst: Howard Bender