The Orioles have typically shied away from Scott Boras clients, but it stands to reason that yesterday’s selection of catcher Matt Wieters will re-open that door. If the O’s are able to sign Wieters by the August 15th deadline, perhaps they’ll consider Boras clients this winter.
Here’s a list of Boras free agents for the winter of 2007-08:
The Orioles will be one of the clubs in the running for a center fielder, as it doesn’t seem likely Corey Patterson will be around next year. A Boras reconciliation would put Jones in play. One could also envision the O’s adding a crafty veteran like the Gambler.