Winter Meetings Day 3

Good afternoon from the Winter Meetings Day 3, the last full day here in San Diego.

Not much buzzing in the lobby regarding Baltimore, but there remains a sense in the Orioles organization that executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette will get a deal done in the next day or so, not including their expected Rule 5 picks. And, no, it won’t be a blockbuster move.

Baltimore’s preference is to sign a free agent, but it may be easier for them to acquire a player via trade given the depth in their Minor League system. Duquette has discussed trades with a handful of teams, including reported interest in Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd. Adding an outfielder remains their top priority.

Here’s the list again of available free-agent outfielders, via MLB Trade Rumors. The O’s have checked in with a number of these guys as they try to find ways to replace Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz, including meeting yesterday with Delmon Young’s agent.

Norichika Aoki RF
Brennan Boesch RF
Emilio Bonifacio 2B / CF
Melky Cabrera LF
Mike Carp 1B / LF
Ezequiel Carrera LF / CF / RF
Endy Chavez RF
Tyler Colvin LF
Chris Denorfia LF / RF
Andy Dirks LF
Ryan Doumit C / LF / RF
Cole Gillespie LF
Jonny Gomes LF
Tony Gwynn CF
Scott Hairston LF
Corey Hart 1B / RF / DH
Raul Ibanez LF / DH
Kelly Johnson 1B / 2B / 3B / LF
Reed Johnson LF
Jason Kubel LF
Ryan Ludwick LF
Nyjer Morgan CF
Mike Morse 1B / LF
Colby Rasmus CF
Nolan Reimold LF / RF
Alex Rios RF
Nate Schierholtz RF
Alfonso Soriano LF
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Delmon Young LF / DH
Eric Young LF

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