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Report: Orioles free-agent target Melky Cabrera agrees to deal with White Sox
Report: Orioles free-agent target Melky Cabrera agrees to deal with White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a three-year deal with free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera, pending a physical, according to Bruce Levine of 670thescore.com in Chicago. Cabrera was on the Orioles’ radar, but the club was reportedly more interested in a two-year deal, though three was a possibility. The Orioles are looking to fill at least one outfield hole with the departures of Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz. Cabrera, 30, seemed like a potential fit. The switch-hitter can play left field or right field and hit toward the top of the order. He batted .301 with a .351 on-base percentage in 139 games with the Toronto Blue Jays last year. Cabrera was suspended in 2012 for...

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