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Orioles sign outfielder Craig Gentry, two others to minor league deals

Orioles sign outfielder Craig Gentry, two others to minor league deals

The Orioles are bringing back veteran outfielder Craig Gentry, signing him to a minor league deal Wednesday afternoon.

Gentry, who has agreed on a deal that would earn him $900,000 in base salary if he makes the major league roster, according to an industry source, was a valuable contributor to last season’s team as a fourth outfielder as well as a defensive and speed upgrade off the bench. The Orioles also signed left-handers Élvis Araujo and David Holmberg to minor league deals.

Gentry has been invited to major league spring training and will again compete for a bench outfielder spot. Gentry made the Opening Day roster last season...

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