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    Orioles O's get Romero

    The Orioles have acquired J.C. Romero from the Indians for minor league infielder Carlos Rojas, reports Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com (all Twitter links). The southpaw signed a minor league deal with Baltimore in May, but exercised his opt-out clause in July.

    Romero, 36, signed a minor league contract with the Indians last month. He allowed nine runs in eight innings for the Cardinals earlier this season, and has pitched to a 2.74 ERA in 23 Triple-A innings since. Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain-Dealer says (on Twitter) that Romero could have opted out of his contract with Cleveland on Wednesday, but they weren't ready to call him up.

    Rojas, 28, hit .226/.285/.248 in 147 plate appearances split between Double-A and Triple-A this season. He spent some time in the Cubs' farm system earlier in his career and has never been called up to the big leagues.
    Orioles need all the pitching they can get but this isn't what I had in mind.

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    Re: O's get Romero

    Jesus Christ Romero is 36??? Wow! Where am I? What year is it?

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    Re: O's get Romero

    You're actually 34 years old, Zod and this is 2026.

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    If this was 2026 and I'm 34, then I must have traveled at the speed of light not aging at all while the rest of you aged horribly!

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    I reverse aged. I'm younger than you.
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