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Orioles have kept tabs on Abreu all off-season. They like him.


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#Orioles have kept tabs on Abreu all off-season. They like him.

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I'd like to think that Baltimore is a progressive city, and further that its teams have open-minded front offices. Accordingly, I wholeheartedly support the Orioles' choosing to look at Abreu. I support their liking him in the abstract. Hell, they can ask Abreu to f---ing prom for all I care.

But if they attempt to sign him, I will be pissed on a volcanic scale.

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The only other thing I'd ask is...what do we have that the Angels would want? Would they want Jim Johnson? Maybe a Kevin Gregg for Abreu swap?

I would be all over that trade. I know it's not likely, but if the deal is based on these players (with a throw in or two), I would actually look at it.

Gregg is a liability in the pen for the Orioles and would be an addition by subtraction, and with his salary, it would negate part of the Abreu contract.

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