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Former Orioles left-hander T.J. McFarland joins Arizona Diamondbacks on minor league deal

Former Orioles left-hander T.J. McFarland joins Arizona Diamondbacks on minor league deal

Left-hander T.J. McFarland signed a minor league deal Friday with the Arizona Diamondbacks, ending any chance of an immediate reunion between the former Rule 5 draft pick and the Orioles, who waived him this week.

McFarland, who appeared in 121 games for the Orioles in four years since they selected him in the Rule 5 draft ahead of the 2013 season, was a roster casualty when the team acquired left-hander Vidal Nuno on Feb. 19 from the Seattle Mariners.

He was placed on release waivers a week later, but the Orioles hoped a reunion was possible. McFarland received a place in the Diamondbacks major league camp on a minor league contract.

He was coming...

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