The Orioles continued to shore up their outfield defense on Monday evening, re-signing veteran Michael Bourn to a minor-league deal with an invitation to major-league spring training camp.
Bourn, 34, can make $2 million in base salary if he makes the Orioles’ Opening Day major league roster. His deal includes a March 27 opt-out clause if his contract is not selected by the major league club, according to an industry source.
After he was acquired last August in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Bourn added speed in the outfield and on the bases as well as much-needed on-base capability.
In 24 games with the Orioles last season, Bourn hit .283/.358/.435 with two...