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Orioles sign veteran SS Alex Gonzalez to minor league deal
Orioles sign veteran SS Alex Gonzalez to minor league deal

The Orioles have signed veteran infielder Alex Gonzalez to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training, the club confirmed. Gonzalez, who turns 37 in February, hit .177 with a .203 on-base percentage in 118 plate appearances through 41 games with the Milwaukee Brewers last year. He is a veteran of 15 major league seasons and was an All-Star for the Florida Marlins in 1999. He has a career batting average of .246 in 1,600 major league games with six different teams. Meanwhile, right-hander Jason Hammel has agreed to a deal with the Chicago Cubs, pending a physical, according to FoxSports.com. We had written Thursday morning that it was unlikely Hammel...

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