The Orioles have agreed to terms with relief pitcher Oscar Villarreal on a minor league deal, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports.
Villarreal, 30, has a 24-15 record with a 3.86 ERA, 1.372 WHIP, 3.6 BB/9, and a 6.3 K/9 in 336 innings throughout his six seasons in the majors. The last time he pitched in the majors was in 2008 with the Houston Astros.
Villarreal pitched majority of 2011 in the Mexican League, where he went 0-4 with a 2.80 ERA, 1.511 WHIP, and 18 saves. He also made 2 brief appearances with the Los Angeles Dodgers AAA team.