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Top O's prospect Wieters gets chance

Updated: May 29, 2009, 10:17 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- As his teammates groaned in mock dismay, Matt Wieters stood at his locker as a throng of reporters and cameramen swept through the Baltimore Orioles clubhouse to interview the newest and most prominent member of the team's youth movement.

Wieters, the top prospect in the organization, was formally added to the 25-man roster Friday. Baltimore selected his contract from Triple-A Norfolk, and catcher Chad Moeller was designated for assignment.

Wieters, a 6-foot-5, ...

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