Good morning, Birdland!
So far this offseason, the Orioles have done close-to-nothing. But that’s OK because most of the other teams have also done nothing. A few lower profile free agents have signed contracts. Minor leaguers have been added to the 40-man rosters. Coaches have been signed. But everything else is just rumors.
The latest rumor is that Dylan Bundy is on the trading block, per Ken Rosenthal. That’s not terribly exciting though. Bundy has probably been on the trading block for the last year. What could the Orioles possibly expect to receive in exchange for his services?
Bundy is a league average pitcher (4.79 ERA, 99 ERA+, 4.73 FIP in 2019). That’s boring. But he does have two full years of team control remaining. That’s exciting! Even still, it doesn’t rise to the O’s getting anything too great in a trade.
Things will likely continue to be slow as clubs get a mini break during Thanksgiving. But that could make for a hectic few weeks leading up the holidays in late December. One can only hope!
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