Orioles Sign Travis Adair and Winston Abreu

The Orioles have signed Travis Adair and RHP Winston Abreu, according to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun.

Adair, 24, is the son of current Orioles’ pitching coach Rick Adair. He was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 13th round of the 2008 draft. He has a .288/.346/.370 batting line in four seasons in the Braves organization, although never reaching any level higher than AA. Last season he hit .238/.284/.333 in 135 at bats with the Braves AA team.

Abreu, 34, played for the Orioles for a short time in 2006, posting a 10.13 ERA in 8.0 innings pitched. He has a career 7.31 ERA in 38 games in the majors with the Orioles, Nationals, Rays and Indians. Last season he went 8-5 with a 3.66 ERA in 66.1 innings pitched for the Blue Jays in AAA Las Vegas.

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