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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Orioles Sign Korean Pitcher Suk-min Joon

The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a contract with Korean right-hander Suk-min Yoon, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN’s Jim Bowden.

Chris Fluit Posted: February 13, 2014 at 07:06 PM | 10 comment(s)
  Beats: baltimore, orioles

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Aubrey Huff announces retirement, accepts job with Pac-12 network

“Arizona was interested in me for a bench job,” Huff said. “I really was adamant about not doing that, and they ended up signing Eric Hinske. I always told myself that [I would retire] whenever I’m not an everyday player. I’ve won some World Series, what’s the point of being on the bench anymore? I’m not going to go through all of the grind and flights and everything just to ride the pine and watch. It’s just not what I want to do.”


Thursday, December 19, 2013

Royals acquire Valencia from Orioles for Lough - Third baseman to back up Moustakas, possibly play first base

Lough’s status with the Royals was in jeopardy after right fielder Norichika Aoki was obtained from the Brewers. Lough had spent his entire career in the KC organization, so the trade to Baltimore was unsettling.

“It was kind of a shock to me,” Lough said.


Saturday, December 07, 2013

MASN: Nationals sign Nate McLouth to 2yr/$10.75 million deal

The Nats also have a club option for 2016 at $6.5 million on this deal but I’ll eat my topsiders if they end up exercising it.

Mike Rizzo got his experienced starter in Doug Fister earlier this week. Now he has his left-handed-hitting reserve outfielder in Nate McLouth.

The Nationals have signed McLouth to a two-year contract, a source confirms, giving the Nats their fourth outfielder, one who can play any outfield spot and has a little bit of pop from the left side of the plate.

FOXSports.com was the first to report the signing, and according to the Baltimore Sun, McLouth will get $10.75 million over the two-year deal. [...]

The Nationals came into this offseason looking to bolster their bench, add more of a left-handed presence and get a solid defensive outfielder.

They paid nearly $5.5 million per season to get McLouth for two years, but get a guy off the bench who is a bit of a threat from the left side of the plate, gets on base at a decent rate, is defensively versatile in the outfield and has good speed.

Funny market.

Esoteric Posted: December 07, 2013 at 12:36 PM | 6 comment(s)
  Beats: baltimore, nationals, orioles, washington

 

 

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