Orioles To Sign Jack Cust, Evan Meek

We'll keep tabs on the day's minor moves here …

  • The Orioles have agreed to a minor league deal with outfielder/DH Jack Cust, tweets Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com. Cust, 35, has not seen MLB action since 2011, when he hit .213/.344/.329 in 270 plate appearances at DH for the Mariners. He was out of baseball last year, but slashed an interesting .243/.400/.442 (with 20 home runs) in 493 Triple-A plate appearances in 2012.
  • Baltimore has also inked righty Evan Meek, tweets Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun. The 30-year-old has made 156 MLB appearances, all as a Pirates reliever, and logged 172 2/3 innings of 3.34 ERA ball over the span of 2008-12. But he struggled in limited action in 2012, and worked as a Triple-A swingman for the Rangers last year (posting a 4.50 ERA in 108 innings).
  • With Chaz Roe electing free agency, only the Royals' Everett Teaford and Emilio Bonifacio remain in DFA limbo, as reflected in the MLBTR DFA Tracker.


5 Responses to Orioles To Sign Jack Cust, Evan Meek Leave a Reply

  1. alexamato 1 year ago

    Im surprised Evan Meek isn’t on a ML roster. He had just 1 poor season and before that was pretty solid

  2. JaysFan1996 1 year ago

    Oh yes, Jack Cust

  3. Lefty_Orioles_Fan 1 year ago

    Now More than Ever The “Meek” shall inherit the Earth and now the A.L. East Division!

  4. Mike1L 1 year ago

    These signings could be a turning point for the O’s.

  5. Tony Matias 1 year ago

    My condolences O’s fans.

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