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Trey Mancini, who missed the 2020 season recovering from surgery that removed a malignant tumor from his colon, will have no restrictions placed on him once spring training games begin in the Grapefruit League, per Orioles manager Brandon Hyde.
Mancini has been at camp the last few weeks working on hitting and defensive drills, according to beat writer Joe Trezza. It's great to hear that he won't be limited at all to start the season. Mancini presents a solid value at his current FantasyPros ECR ADP of 171. He slugged 35 home runs with a .899 OPS back in 2019, his last full season in the majors.
Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports the Braves have "kicked the tires" on a potential trade for Orioles 1B/OF Trey Mancini.
The rebuilding Orioles should be willing to trade any veteran and the Braves need offense, so there's a potential match here. However, Mancini missed the entire 2020 campaign while recovering from surgery to remove a malignant tumor from his colon. A fan favorite in Baltimore, Mancini is fully expected to be ready for when spring training begins.
The Orioles and 1B/OF Trey Mancini avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $4.75 million contract.
Mancini missed the 2020 season due to receiving treatment for his colon cancer. The good news is he's expected to be a full-go for 2021.
Orioles’ 1B/OF Trey Mancini (cancer) had his three month checkup scans come back clean on Tuesday.
This is excellent news for Mancini as he was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in his colon back in March. The 28-year-old recently said he felt “totally himself” and is expected to be ready by Spring Training. Mancini slashed .291/.364/.535 with 35 homers, 97 RBI, 106 runs and one stolen base over 679 plate appearances in 2019.
Orioles 1B/OF Trey Mancini (cancer) told reporters Wednesday that he feels "totally like myself" and that he would be ready for spring training if it started tomorrow.
"There is no reason for me to believe if Spring Training started tomorrow, I wouldn’t be ready to go. Because I would" were Mancini's exact words. This is terrific news after the 28-year-old was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in his colon back in the spring. Mancini finished chemotherapy in September and recently began taking batting practice. He belted 35 homers and posted an .899 OPS back in 2019.