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Wesley Wright signing official (and more Padres outfield talk)
Wesley Wright signing official (and more Padres outfield talk)

The Orioles made their Wesley Wright signing official Friday, inking the 29-year-old left-handed reliever to a one-year, $1.7 million deal. A veteran of seven major league seasons, Wright spent last year with the Chicago Cubs, going 0-3 with a 3.17 ERA in 58 appearances. Wright, who made $1.425 million last year, was not tendered a contract by the Cubs this offseason. He was primed for a raise in his final year of arbitration with the Cubs – and instead got a bit of a financial boost from the Orioles. He has been particularly good against left-handed hitters in his career (a .238 opponents’ average in 591 plate appearances), and he did not allow an extra-base hit to a...

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