Orioles Willing To Take Offers For Johnson
The Orioles are willing to listen to trade offers for closer Jim Johnson, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney.
The Orioles say they are willing to listen to offers for closer Jim Johnson, who is set to make more than $10m in arbitration in '14.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 27, 2013
Baltimore is facing a massive payroll crunch this offseason, and Johnson’s $10.8MM projected salary (per MLBTR’s Matt Swartz) would seem to be a definite roadblock in their pursuit of top free agents to whom they’ve been linked, such as Carlos Beltran.
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