Baseball America has acquired the list of minor leaguers that have applied for free agency and there are 25 former
It’s a procedural filing – some of the players will come back to the organization. A guy like infielder
Then there's former bonus baby Billy Rowell, who didn't play for the Orioles organization in 2012 due to a drug suspension and attempted switch to pitcher. He'll leave and won't look back. It's a mutual parting.
The more recognizable names on the list include Tolleson, Rowell, outfielder Lew Ford and former Orioles
Here is the complete list of Orioles' farmhands who have elected for minor league free agency, courtesy of Baseball America. They can sign a major-league or minor-league deal with another organization or be re-signed by their 2012 team:
Pitchers: Eric Beaulac, Matt Bischoff, Greg Burke, Erbe, Robert Hinton, Oscar Melendez, Kyler Newby,
Catcher: Chase Weems.
Infielders: Hughes, Rowell, Travis Adair, Adams, Davis, Tolleson.
Outfielders: Josh Barfield, Scott Beerer, Ford, Jamie Hoffman, Antoan Richardson.
Some other players of local interest and the organizations they played for last year:
Here is the full link to the Baseball America blog.