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Orioles acquire minor league pitcher; Hunter Harvey shut down for six weeks
Orioles acquire minor league pitcher; Hunter Harvey shut down for six weeks

The Orioles made a minor league deal Monday, acquiring 22-year-old left-handed pitcher Chris Lee from the Houston Astros for two international signing bonus slots, which are valued at a total of $650,000. Lee, a fourth-round draft pick in 2011 from Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Fla., was 3-2 with a 4.11 ERA in seven games (six starts) at Single-A Quad Cities. He will join the rotation at High-A Frederick. “He is a young, talented left-handed pitcher and our scouts really liked him,” Duquette said. “He gets his breaking ball over the plate and he grew up in the Tampa area, which is a good area for baseball.” Now the Orioles have less money to spend...

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