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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||525.00||22.00||.265||63.00||60.00||0.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs San Francisco||11||4||1|| .417|| .818|| .364|
|vs Cueto (Career)||14||1||0|| .071||.133||.071|
|vs RHP||280||69||11|| .324|| .411|| .246|
|Last 10 Games|
Orioles likely to use a combo of players to replace Markakis in RF
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(2/23/15) Orioles manager Buck Showalter is expecting to use a few players in right field to replace Nick Markakis, who signed a free-agent deal with the Braves in the offseason.
"We're equipped to have that be a two- or three-headed player," Showalter said of the Orioles' right-field situation which could include a combination of Travis Snider, Steve Pearce, Delmon Young, Alejandro De Aza and Chris Davis, per MLB.com. "It also allows us to keep everybody in the flow and have everybody make contributions with their skill set. But somebody steps out there and takes off with it … that's why I think Steve [Pearce] graduated a little bit from that [role as a part-time player]."
Pirates acquire Steven Brault from Orioles
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(2/20/15) The Pirates announced that they acquired LHP Steven Brault from the Orioles.
Brault is the player to be named later in the Jan. 27 trade that sent OF Travis Snider to the Orioles. The Pirates also received LHP Stephen Tarpley.
Brault was an eleventh-round pick of the Orioles in 2013. In two seasons as a starting pitcher at Class A, he had a 12-10 record with a 2.61 ERA.
Orioles finalize trade with Pirates for Travis Snider
|by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com|
|(1/27/15) As part of the trade sending outfielder Travis Snider to the Orioles, the Pirates will receive prospect Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named later, the team announced.
The left-handed Tarpley pitched at Class A in 2014 and went 3-5 with a 3.68 ERA.
Snider hit .264 with 13 home runs and 38 RBI in 2014 and will be a free agent after the 2016 season. Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Snider fits in well with the team, reports MASNsports.com.
"Snider is a solid dependable power-hitting outfielder and is an excellent fit for Camden Yards," Duquette said.
To make room for Snider, the Orioles designated Michael Ohlman for assignment.
Report: Orioles, Pirates rekindle Travis Snider trade talks
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(1/27/15) The Orioles and Pirates have revived trade talks regarding Pittsburgh outfielder Travis Snider, a source told The Baltimore Sun. The Orioles are closing in on a framework for a deal for Snider and are encouraged a trade will happen in exchange for one or two minor-league players.
The 26-year-old Snider is in his second year of arbitration and will be a free agent after the 2016 season. He will make $2.1 million in 2015.
Pirates avoid arbitration with Snider, Watson, Rodriguez
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(1/16/15) The Pirates have locked up outfielder Travis Snider, reliever Tony Watson and second baseman Sean Rodriguez all to one-year contracts, avoiding arbitration, according to Tom Singer of MLB.com. Rodriguez has settled for $1.9 million, Watson will make 1.75 million and Snider is now due to receive $2.1 million next season.
The Pirates acquired Rodriguez from Tampa Bay via trade in the offseason. Rodriguez hit .211 with a career-high 12 home runs, 13 doubles and 41 RBI in 96 games in 2014. Snider slashed .264/.338/.438 with 13 homers and 38 RBI last season. Watson posted a sterling 1.63 ERA over 77 1/3 innings of relief.
|2014 summary: Though he was widely considered a bust after failing in repeated opportunities with the Blue Jays while still in his early 20s, something seemed to click for Travis Snider in his age-26 season. The Pirates weren't committed to him from the get-go, but even with the promotion of top prospect Gregory Polanco, it became increasingly clear they couldn't take Snider out of the lineup. He wasn't tearing the cover off the ball, but by 2014 standards, he was a solid offensive contributor, hitting 13 home runs in 322 at-bats with an OPS better than Bryce Harper's, Christian Yelich's and Kole Calhoun's.|
Playing time status: Still, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington declared Polanco the Pirates' starting right fielder at the start of the offseason and then solidified it by dealing Snider to the Orioles. That's only good news for his Fantasy value, though, because now he figures to play every day. You might think that because he bats left-handed, he could slip into a platoon role, but he actually hit lefties (.381 batting average, 1.054 OPS) much better than righties (.246, .734) last year.
2015 outlook: Though Snider took a big step forward last year, his on-again, off-again role prevented him from making a real impact in mixed leagues, keeping him off the radar, most likely, to begin 2015. He may go undrafted in standard mixed leagues as a result, but he's a player to monitor on the waiver wire to begin the year.
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