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Duquette doesn't rule out Orioles signing a free-agent hitter
Duquette doesn't rule out Orioles signing a free-agent hitter

SARASOTA, FLA. — Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette will not rule out another free agent acquisition to upgrade the team's offensive lineup, though top remaining hitter Kendrys Morales would require the club to give up its third pick in the June draft. The Orioles already surrendered their first pick (No. 17 overall) with the signing of starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez, who was officially introduced to the media at a televised news conference on Thursday morning. The team also traded its compensation pick (No. 35) for pitcher Bud Norris last season, so signing another free agent who received a qualifying offer from his original club would cost them their third pick...

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