Jeremy Accardo Elects Free Agency

Reliever Jeremy Accardo is the latest addition to our 2012 free agents list, after refusing last week's outright assignment from the Orioles.  Roch Kubatko of posted the news on Twitter.

Accardo, 29, posted a 5.73 ERA, 5.5 K/9, 4.3 BB/9, 1.19 HR/9, and 37.4% groundball rate in 37 2/3 innings for the Orioles this year.  The Arizona resident was designated for assignment in June and accepted a Triple-A assignment, but was re-added to the 40-man in September.