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Orioles agree to minor league deal with pitcher Steve Johnson, pending physical

Orioles agree to minor league deal with pitcher Steve Johnson, pending physical

A spring training that has been full of Orioles reunions has another one coming. Right-hander Steve Johnson, a Baltimore native and former St. Paul’s star, is back with the Orioles on a minor league deal.

The deal is pending a physical, according to an industry source, and does not include an invitation to major league spring training.

Johnson, whose professional career began in 2005 in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, first came to the Orioles in a 2009 trade for George Sherrill. He made his major league debut with his hometown team in 2012.

That year, Johnson went 4-0 with a 2.11 ERA in 12 appearances (four starts), and he made 15 more major league...

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