Found December 12, 2011 on Oriole Post:
<span lang="EN-GB" style="line-height: 150%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; color: #101010; font-size: 9pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB;">Well, it looks like Felix Pie is no longer a member of the Baltimore Orioles, as he signed a minor-league deal with the Cleveland Indians. <span lang="EN-GB" style="line-height: 150%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; color: #101010; font-size: 9pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB;">He held himself back at times due to injury issues; however, when Pie played over the past two years, he was woefully inconsistent at the plate and on the field. <span lang="EN-GB" style="line-height: 150%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; color: #101010; font-size: 9pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB;">Pie showed promise at the end of 2009, but could never translate that in the following seasons. That's just too bad. <span lang=&q...

Indians sign Felix Pie

Felix PieAccording to a report in the Baltimore Sun on Sunday, the Indians have agreed to terms with Felix Pie on a minor league contract with an invite to Major League spring training. The Indians have yet to formally announce the signing, likely because final terms of the deal are still being completed and he has to pass a physical. An official announcement should come soon if...

Indians agree to terms with outfielder Pie

Free-agent outfielder Felix Pie agreed to terms on a Minor League contract with Cleveland, the Baltimore Sun reported on Sunday. The deal would include an invitation to attend Spring Training with the big league club.

Luke Scott and Moves Made...

The Baltimore Orioles attended to some business last night as they will probably tender contracts to several of their players who are eligible for arbitration – including Brad Bergesen (a mild surprise); meanwhile, they have decided to cut slugger Luke Scott and pitcher Jo-Jo Reyes loose. Neither Scott nor Reyes being cut was a huge surprise. Scott was hurt for much of last year...

Orioles reach 2-year deal with Japanese LHP Wada

The Baltimore Orioles have reportedly reached agreement on a two-year for Japanese lefthander Tsuyoshi Wada. The deal is worth a reported $8.15 million with a club option for 2014, according to The 30-year-old Wade posted a 16-5 record with a 1.51 ERA with the Softbank Hawks last season. He struck out 168 and walked 40 in 184 2/3 innings.

Orioles decide to keep RHP Brad Bergesen

After long deliberation, Orioles end up offering Bergesen a contractThe Orioles have decided to offer a 2012 contract to right-hander Brad Bergesen as well as six others who are eligible for arbitration this winter.

Roberts taking things 'day by day'

Among the Orioles attending the annual children’s holiday party at Dave & Buster’s at the Arundel Mills Mall on Tuesday was second baseman Brian Roberts, who is attempting to come back from a concussion that limited him to just 39 games in 2011.

Orioles non-tender OF Luke Scott, now a free agent

BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Orioles have declined to tender a contract offer to outfielder Luke Scott, who becomes...

Orioles Sign Japanese Pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada

The Orioles have agreed* to a two-year, $8.15 M contract (with a $5 M team option for 2014) with 30 year-old Japanese left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada. His career numbers include 1,260 IP of 3.37 ERA ball, 8.3 K.9, 2.5 BB/9, and 1 HR/9. Sounds like he throws in the mid to upper 80s with some solid secondary pitches. good control, and some occasional longball issues - if he's...

Orioles closing in on multi-year deal with LHP Tsuyoshi Wada

The Orioles are closing in on a multi-year deal with Japanese lefty starter Tsuyoshi Wada, which would re-open their pipeline to Japan, according to an industry source.

Around the Farm: December 11

Jesus AguilarAround the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of the daily performances by Indians prospects. This is a special winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Caribbean Leagues.  The positions listed below are where the player was playing in the game.Here is the rundown of what Indians players in winter ball did yesterday...

A Wada I Can Like

The Orioles signed Japanese pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada, described as a soft-tossing lefty. With that last name, we probably don’t need to worry about him doping! He certainly seems to strike out a lot of batters for a soft tosser. If the upside is Jamie Moyer, I can see the Orioles being very happy with this signing.

Peter Schmuck: Orioles counting on rotation to turn things around

Orioles pitcher Jake Arrieta is already tossing a baseball without discomfort four months after undergoing elbow surgery.
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