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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Infielder Freddy Galvis and Baltimore Orioles agree to 1-year contract

The Baltimore Orioles filled a hole in their infield by agreeing Tuesday with free agent Freddy Galvis to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.

Galvis broke into the big leagues with Philadelphia Phillies in 2012 and spent the past two years with Cincinnati Reds. The 31-year-old hit .220 with seven homers and 16 RBIs during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season.

Galvis is expected to take over as Baltimore’s shortstop from Jose Iglesias, who was traded to the Los Angeles Angels in December. Galvis played 33 games at shortstop last season and 16 at second base.

He would receive a $250,000 assignment bonus the first time he is traded.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 26, 2021 at 08:44 PM | 6 comment(s)
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