2014-15 Orioles Offseason Tracker

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We lost O'Brien in the Rule V draft to the Rays. Did we sign him back?

right you are.


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We traded future considerations to Texas for 1B McCade.

We cut Jake Luce, who we signed from the Indy League this off season.

We also released Zane Chavez and Matt Price.


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