Orioles agreed to terms with all their pre-arbitration players; Berken renewed for 2nd straight year
The Orioles announced today that they have agreed to terms with their remaining unsigned players for the 2011 season.
The list of signed players includes: Robert Andino, Matt Angle, Jake Arrieta, Josh Bell, Brad Bergesen, Zach Britton, Brandon Erbe, Pedro Florimon Jr., Jake Fox, Luis Lebron, Joe Mahoney, Troy Patton, Nolan Reimold, Adrian Rosario, Alfredo Simon, Brandon Snyder, Chorye Spoone, Craig Tatum, Chris Tillman, Rick VandenHurk, Pedro Viola and Matt Wieters.
Jason Berken was the lone pre-arbitration player who was renewed for a second straight year after negotiations failed to produce an agreement on his 2011 salary.
The union contract allows a team to pay its "zero-to-three" players (players with fewer than three years of major league service) any amount, as long as it does not tender a contract for less than the major league minimum salary or cut a player's previous salary more than 20 percent.
Last year, the Orioles renewed four players: Berken, Adam Jones, Nolan Reimold and Matt Wieters.
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