Around the Majors: Delgado updateby Lee Sinins
January 16, 2005
1) The Marlins met with free agent 1B Carlos Delgado for 5 or 6 hours yesterday. There reportedly was already a 3 year, $35 million offer on the table, from the team. Meanwhile, according to the Baltimore Post, while the Orioles have reportedly made a 3 year, $30 million offer, their source says it's just $25 million.
2) According to the Baltimore Sun, the Orioles have had trade talks regarding Devil Rays 3B-1B Aubrey Huff and Mets CF Mike Cameron, both nothing's imminent.
3) The Mariners signed INF Benji Gil to a minor league contract, with an invitation to spring training.
Gil has -96 RCAA/.641 OPS in 604 career games.
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