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Miguel Gonzalez becomes free agent, Orioles bullpen takes shape and Hyun Soo Kim speaks

Miguel Gonzalez becomes free agent, Orioles bullpen takes shape and Hyun Soo Kim speaks

Former Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez cleared release waivers Friday, officially receiving his unconditional release from the club and becoming a free agent.

It seems unlikely, but the Orioles still hope they can re-sign Gonzalez to a minor league deal and have him pitch in the rotation at Triple-A Norfolk. Gonzalez will likely get a major league offer elsewhere.

"We still hope that we can figure out a way to have him pitching in Norfolk here very shortly," Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. "Miguel is in some ways a no-lose situation. He's going to get offers from other clubs, including us, and we'll see what's the best...

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