Back in October, we asked how many of the Orioles' nine free agents were likely to return in 2014. Now, with less than five weeks until spring training, it could end up that none of them return to Baltimore.
The Orioles wanted to keep right-hander Scott Feldman, as well as outfielder Nate McLouth and second baseman Brian Roberts, but all three signed deals elsewhere.
Interestingly, of the team's nine free agents, the one who seemed most likely out the door – right-handed reliever Francisco Rodriguez – is the most likely to return at this point.
In some cases – like that of Feldman and McLouth – the Orioles weren't going to get caught up in free-agent bidding wars...