2015 record: 81-80, 3rd place in AL Central
Manager: Terry Francona, 4th season
Estimated 2016 payroll: $86 million
Could one of the more popular Orioles in recent years be one of the more popular relievers on the free agent market?
The Orioles begin Sunday with a 56-53 record. A year ago, the Kansas City Royals were 56-53 after 109 games.
BALTIMORE – The Orioles have signed right-handed reliever Chris Perez to a minor league contract. It’s a most curious signing because Perez will have to serve a 50-game suspension for drug use.