Michael Bourn

In pursuit of left-handed bat, Orioles weigh non-roster possibilities with familiar names

In pursuit of left-handed bat, Orioles weigh non-roster possibilities with familiar names

Among the many items still to be fulfilled on the Orioles’ wish list as spring training approaches is an additional left-handed bat to complement a righty-heavy lineup void of any left-handed-hitting starter other than first baseman Chris Davis.

And the Orioles recently discussed the possibility of pursuing several familiar names to fill that void, players the team believes could be had on low-risk minor-league deals.

The Orioles last week discussed the possibility of signing four players who are either former Orioles or have been connected to the Orioles in the past as possible left-handed options: designated hitter Pedro Alvarez, outfielder Michael Bourn, outfielder Colby...

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