Orioles To Sign Xavier Paul


The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to sign Xavier Paul to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to Spring Training, an industry source told Sportsnet.

Paul appeared in 97 games for the Cincinnati Reds in 2013, hitting.244 with a .339 on-base percentage and a .402 slugging percentage. He hit seven home runs as a left fielder and pinch hitter with the Reds before hitting free agency when Cincinnati non-tendered him December 2.

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