Orioles C Ryan Hubele announced his retirement Wednesday.
The Orioles signed SS Brandon Fahey, SS Luis Hernandez, RHP Hayden Penn and OF Chris Roberson to one-year contracts. Also, they signed C Chris Heintz and RHP Esteban Yan to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training and invited C Ryan Hubele to spring training.
The Orioles optioned OF Jeff Fiorentino and RHP Jim Hoey to Triple-A Norfolk and reassigned RHP Cory Doyne, C Ryan Hubele and RHP Francis Beltran to minor-league camp. They added 2B Cesar Crespo and INF Oscar Salazar to major-league camp and reassigned 2B Luis Hernandez, LHP Chris Waters, 1B Brandon Sing and OF Luis Montanez to minor-league camp; Finally, the O's released RHP Jose Acevedo and optioned OF Val Majewski, 2B Eider Torres and RHP Jim Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk.
Baltimore announced it will invite catchers Eli Whiteside and Ryan Hubele, outfielder Cory Keylor and pitchers Garrett Olson and Radhames Liz to spring training.
The Baltimore Orioles assigned OF Keith Reed, C Ryan Hubele, C Brian Bock and 1B Leo Daigle to their minor league camp.