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Orioles lose Wei-Yin Chen, Gerardo Parra in free agency, per reports

Orioles lose Wei-Yin Chen, Gerardo Parra in free agency, per reports

Orioles manager Buck Showalter was asked just before noon Tuesday at the team's pitching minicamp in Sarasota, Fla., if he thought it was odd that none of the club’s six free agents had actually signed with other teams.

“I bet that changes,” Showalter said. “What do you think?”

About an hour later, it did. According to multiple reports, the Miami Marlins came to terms with left-hander Wei-Yin Chen on a five-year contract worth around $80 million, plus a sixth-year vesting option at about $16 million and a contract opt-out after two seasons. Not long after, outfielder Gerardo Parra reportedly agreed to a three-year deal with the Colorado...

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