by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/23/2013) Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden (thumb) will begin live batting practice and hitting off coaches at the team's spring training facility Thursday in Sarasota, Fla. Barring any setbacks, Teagarden could begin playing in an extended spring-training game as early as Monday.
Taylor Teagarden nearing game action
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/21/2013) The Orioles say catcher Taylor Teagarden is a few days from playing in an extended spring training game, the Baltimore Sun reports Tuesday. The game could come Monday.
Teagarden is on the disabled list with a thumb injury and recently had his split removed. He's begun a hitting and catching progression that will lead him to rehab games.
Teagarden just had the splint removed from his thumb Saturday. The catcher is not close to going on an injury rehab assignment.
Taylor Teagarden has splint removed
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (5/18/2013) Orioles injured catcher Taylor Teagarden had the splint removed from his left thumb, MASNSports.com reports Saturday.
Teagarden, however, is not close to doing an injury rehab assignment.
Taylor Teagarden removes splint
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/17/2013) Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden, on the 15-day disabled list, had his splint on his injured left thumb removed Friday, according to MLB.com.
Teagarden has been sidelined since April 27. The Orioles have yet to announce a concrete timetable for his return, though he was initially given a 3-4 week recovery timetable when the injury first occurred.
Teagarden is scheduled to visit a hand specialist Thursday in Sarasota, Fla.. He was initially given a 3-4 week recovery timetable.
Taylor Teagarden to meet with hand specialist
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/12/2013) Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden will meet with a hand specialist later this week for a checkup on his dislocated left thumb. Teagarden, who has been sidelined since late April, was initially given a 3-4 week recovery timetable.
Taylor Teagarden will avoid 60-day DL
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/30/2013) Orioles injured catcher Taylor Teagarden is not likely to be moved to the 60-day disabled list, the Baltimore Sun reports Tuesday.
Baltimore believes his timetable for a return is about 3-4 weeks. It could be longer, but the 60-day DL won't be necessary, according to manager Buck Showalter.
Taylor Teagarden to see specialist Tuesday
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/29/2013) Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden will see a hand specialist Tuesday, MLB.com reports. The Orioles will wait until that time to decide whether or not to place him on the 60-day DL. They will not activate Chris Snyder until that decision is made.
Taylor Teagarden to see doctor
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/28/2013) Orioles backup catcher Taylor Teagarden, who went on the 15-day DL on Sunday due to a dislocated thumb on his left hand, will visit Dr. Brian Schofield in Florida on either Monday or Tuesday, TheBaltimore Sun reports. Teagarden will have a more exact timetable at that time.
Taylor Teagarden officially on DL
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/28/2013) The Orioles placed catcher Taylor Teagarden on the disabled list Sunday, as expected, after he dislocated his left thumb Saturday against Oakland, MASNSports.com reports.
Teagarden is expected to miss 3-4 weeks of action due to the injury. Baltimore recalled Luis Exposito to take his place on the roster as he is the only other backstop on the 40-man for the Orioles.
Teagarden, an excellent fielding backup catcher behind Matt Wieters, had gone 0 for 13 at the plate on the season to this point.
Taylor Teagarden likely headed to DL
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/27/2013) Orioles manager Buck Showalter told MASNSports.com that catcher Taylor Teagarden will likely be placed on the disabled list due to a dislocated left thumb.
Teagarden suffered the injury Saturday and is expected to miss 3-4 weeks.
"It is just a matter of when the soreness and the swelling abates and it gets down to a point where he can catch," Showalter said. "He's going to probably have to go on the disabled list without a doubt. But we're fortunate it's not broken. He thought it was broken as soon as he came out of there. Tea's a tough guy and when you see him walk off the field you know he's not going to continue."
Taylor Teagarden suffers dislocated thumb
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/27/2013) Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden left Saturday's game against the A's due to a dislocated left thumb. He suffered the injury when he took a foul tip off his glove. Teagarden is expected to be re-evaluated in the coming days.
He went 0 for 2 with a strikeout before the early exit.
Orioles manager likes his backup catcher Taylor Teagarden
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/22/2013) Orioles backup catcher Taylor Teagarden has appeared in just two games and is 0 for 7 with three strikeouts, but that doesn't stop manager Buck Showalter from talking up the 29-year-old catcher, per The Baltimore Sun.
"Not many guys on our team have more pure power than Teagarden. He can hit it where the grass never grows," Showalter said.
Showalter added he feels Teagarden is a nice complement to starter Matt Wieters.
"It's a good tandem," Showalter said. "I think Tea will be ready for anything we hand him because he gives himself a chance to."
Teagarden back in game action
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/10/2013) Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden went 0 for 2 with a pair of strikeouts during his return to the lineup in Baltimore's 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh in Grapefruit League action Sunday. Teagarden was sidelined over the past week with lower back soreness, but was able to return as a pinch-hitter in place of Matt Wieters on Sunday.
Teagarden making progress
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (3/6/2013) Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden was able to resume baseball activities Tuesday, just two days after being shut down with lower back soreness. Teagarden is expected to work out again Wednesday, however it is not yet known when he will make a return to game activities.
Teagarden has back issue
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/3/2013) Orioles backup catcher Taylor Teagarden is dealing with lower back soreness and likely won't play until the middle of next week at the earliest, reports MLB.com Sunday. Im going to come in here tomorrow on the off day and see how things are going, Teagarden said. I havent really tested it yet, but Im hoping when I test it things will be OK. Its tough to say [a return date] right now.