Found February 01, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Baltimore Orioles still appear to be in the market for a reliever, and the team is even a potential match for free agent right-hander Kyle Lohse, according to Dan Connolly of The Baltimore Sun. Lohse is a fit for the Orioles as a veteran sinker-baller that could sit atop their starting rotation. But Baltimore is hesitant to acquire him for his current cost, which is believed to be a multi-year commitment at $10-plus million per season. Lohse would also cost the Orioles their first-round draft pick, which is perhaps more of a deterrent for the club than money. Still, Orioles’ officials won’t rule Lohse out; they only say that they don’t want him for his current asking price, according to Connolly. He’s unlikely to come to Baltimore on a one-year deal, as Camden Yards isn’t viewed as a pitcher’s haven. However, if his asking price drops the Orioles may consider extending the 34-year-old a multi-year contract. Beyond Lohse, Connolly gets the sense that the Orioles continue to be in the market for a reliever even though their bullpen is already considered a strength. There are several veteran options remaining, including Jose Valverde, Brian Wilson, Francisco Cordero, Jon Rauch, Francisco Rodriguez and Brandon Lyon. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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