AL East Notes: Orioles, Jackson, Uehara, Red Sox

Here's a look at some items out of the American League East..

  • Earlier this week, Rangers reliever Koji Uehara rejected a trade that would have sent him to the Blue Jays.  It appears that the 36-year-old would instead prefer a return to Baltimore and Dan Connolly of The Baltimore Sun writes that the O's have had sporadic conversations with Texas.  
  • Connolly also writes that he is unsure if the Orioles were one of the teams to make a three-year offer to Edwin Jackson, but says that it would make sense if they were.  The club may be hesitant to go to four years for the hurler but hasn't completely dismissed the idea.
  • Commissioner Bud Selig says that there's no timeframe for working out a compensation agreement between the Red Sox and Cubs over Theo Epstein's move, writes Dave van Dyck of the Chicago Tribune.  Selig seemed unhappy with the idea of having to intervene in the talks between the two clubs.

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