Everyone knows that the Orioles would like to add another starting pitcher.
Conventional wisdom is easy to fall back on, and it’s so often wrong.
Manny Machado will be getting a big raise from the Orioles. Just before the deadline for exchanging arbitration figures, the Orioles and Machado agreed on a one-year deal for $5 million.
The Orioles and Mark Trumbo have avoided arbitration. Trumbo, who was acquired last month from Seattle, agreed on a one-year, $9.15 million contract.