Originally written on Oriole Post  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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Today, the Orioles signed yet another pitcher – this time, a reliever. They signed reliever Luis Ayala – a seven-year veteran – to a one-year deal. From Roch’s Blog at MASN Sports: The club has reached agreement with right-hander Luis Ayala, and the deal will become official once his physical is completed and the results are known. It's believed to be a major league deal, which would require a corresponding 40-man roster move. Ayala, 34, was 2-2 with a 2.09 ERA in 52 appearances with the Yankees last season. He's 31-41 with a 3.47 ERA in seven seasons with six teams. He didn't pitch in the majors in 2010. Signing Ayala, who made $650,000 last season, could signal an end to the Orioles' interest in reacquiring Koji Uehara. However, I'm not ruling out anything at this point. -snip- The Sun is reporting that Ayala's deal is worth a guaranteed $925,000, including a $100,000 buyout. His 2013 club option pays $1 million. From what I know having seen Aya...
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