Along with the ongoing negotiations for pitchers Braden Looper, Tim Redding and Kenshin Kawakami, the Orioles have made overtures to nontendered Cardinals utility man Aaron Miles and veteran pitcher Mark Hendrickson. "There certainly is some interest," Hendrickson's agent, Joe Urbon, told Baltimore Sun baseball writer Jeff Zrebiec. "I talked to Andy [MacPhail] directly at the winter meetings, and we've had subsequent conversations. We're just trying to find out if that is the right fit for him."
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