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The Twins claimed shortstop Pedro Florimon off waivers from the Orioles, tweets MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger. Florimon, 24, hit .267/.344/.396 for the Orioles' Double-A club this year. The switch-hitter is a flashy but erratic defender, wrote Baseball America prior to the season. BA ranked him 29th among Orioles prospects at that point, questioning his ability to hit advanced pitching.
The Orioles also announced they've outrighted lefty Pedro Viola to Triple-A, leaving their 40-man roster at 39.
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According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, the Baltimore Orioles are discussing a trade with the Colorado Rockies that would net them closer Huston Street.
Baltimore featured the fourth-worst bullpen in all of baseball last season with a collective 4.31 FIP. It featured the headache that is Kevin Gregg as closer, as well as such stalwarts as Jeremy Accardo, Brad Bergesen, and Chris Jakubauskas...
Twins general manager Terry Ryan confirmed he met with free-agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer's agent, Casey Close, on Tuesday, and that an offer -- expected to be for three years and $24 million -- is on the table.
The Twins claimed shortstop Pedro Florimon from the Orioles and placed him on the 40-man roster, the club announced Monday.
The Orioles announced on Monday that left-handed pitcher Pedro Viola has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk. Additionally, infielder Pedro Florimon Jr. was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins.
The Twins have agreed to re-sign Matt Capps to a one-year deal with an option, according to SI.com's Jon Heyman (Twitter links). Steve Popper of the Bergen Record tweeted earlier that Capps was likely heading back to Minnesota. The agreement is pending a physical, tweets Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com.
Capps was acquired by the Twins in July of 2010, and enjoyed a successful final...
DALLAS - The Baltimore Orioles have hired former Philadelphia Phillies general manager Lee Thomas as a special...
The Orioles have added executives Lee Thomas and Fred Ferreira to their front office, according to a team press release.
Thomas, who will serve as Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations, last worked as a scout for the Brewers from 2002-2006. Prior to that he spent six seasons as a Special Assistant and Assistant GM to Dan Duquette, the current...
The Twins remained busy on Day 2 of baseball's Winter Meetings at the Hilton Anatole, trading right-hander Kevin Slowey to the Rockies and making an offer to free-agent outfielder Michael Cuddyer.
Slowey was traded for a player to be named later to the Colorado Rockies. I think Slowey when healthy was a good pitcher but he was not great. His time had come I just hope Terry Ryan is getting a player in return that can become a Twin in time and provide help.
DALLAS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have traded winless pitcher Kevin Slowey to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named.The deal was announced Tuesday during baseball's winter meetings.Slowey went 0-8 with a 6.67 ERA this year and was out from May to August because of an abdominal strain. ...
Quantity and quality are the double-barreled themes in the Rockies' search for pitching depth. They acquired Minnesota Twins right-hander Kevin Slowey today in exchange for a player to be named later.
Pending a physical, it appears that the Twins will bring back Matt Capps on a one year contract, with an option.
The Minnesota Twins have traded winless pitcher Kevin Slowey to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named. The deal was announced Tuesday during baseball's winter meetings. Slowey went 0-8 with a 6.67 ERA this year and was out from May to August because of an abdominal strain. He made eight starts and six relief appearances and the Twins went 0-14 in those games.