Baseball America listed its weekly transactions today, and there are few by the Orioles that hadn’t been reported. The Orioles usually wait to release every name at once so some trickle in at varying times -- I’m assuming most of these players will not get
Here is the list: pitchers Winston Abreu and Will Startup, catcher Zach Booker, second basemen Travis Adair, Tom Di Benedetto and Peter Fatse and outfielder Edgardo Baez.
Startup, a 27-year-old lefty who pitched at Low-A Delmarva, High-A Frederick and Triple-A Norfolk last year, and Booker, a 26-year-old who played one game for Norfolk, were re-signed.
Abreu, 34, is returning to the Orioles, the organization for which he made his big league debut in 2006. The right-hander pitched seven games in relief that year (10.13 ERA) and has played for three other big league teams since. He spent 2011 with the
Another name that sticks out is Adair, a 24-year-old second baseman who hit .284 combined at High-A and Double-A in the
Di Benedetto, 26, last played affiliated baseball in 2009 with the
Baez, 26, was a fourth-round selection by the