The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a $37.5-million, three-year contract to keep major league home run champion Mark Trumbo, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the agreement is contingent on Trumbo passing a physical.
Trumbo, 31, hit 47 home runs last year. He did not accept the Orioles' qualifying offer of a $17.2-million, one-year contract, wanting to test the market. Uncertain whether he would return, the Orioles acquired outfielder Seth Smith from Seattle earlier this month.
With Trumbo leading the way, the Orioles...