Hector Santiago

Ex-Oriole Miley's reported Brewers deal could open door for other rebound candidates to sign

Ex-Oriole Miley's reported Brewers deal could open door for other rebound candidates to sign

Former Orioles left-hander Wade Miley found a new home Wednesday night, reportedly agreeing to a minor league deal with the Milwaukee Brewers that would net him $2.5 million if he makes the major league club and includes incentives that could bring his salary to $5.7 million, according to USA Today.

Miley’s deal is newsworthy not only in that he’s the first of the Orioles’ four free-agent pitchers from 2017 to sign with a team, but also because it begins to set the market for free-agent starting pitcher rebound candidates.

For Miley to reach his incentives, he would have to make 29 major league starts, according to USA Today, and if he accomplishes that, it would be a major...

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