The Detroit Tigers acquired left-hander David Price in a three-way trade with the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays. The Mariners received outfielder Austin Jackson in the deal, and the Rays picked up left-hander Drew Smyly, utility player Nick Franklin and minor league infielder Willy Adames. (Kim Klement, USA Today Sports /July 30, 2014)
The Orioles have outrighted outfielder Steve Pearce to Triple-A Norfolk, the team announced today.
Pearce spent two separate stints with the Orioles last season, hitting .254/.321/.437 in 28 games with the big league club. He also spent time with the Houston Astros and New York Yankees last season.
The Orioles signed Pearce to a major-league contract just before last month's deadline to tender contracts to arbitration eligible players.
So the move could be an indicator that the Orioles need Pearce's 40-man roster spot to make an upcoming move. Stay tuned.
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