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Orioles' Ozzie Martinez: Signs minor league deal with Orioles
Martinez signed a minor league contract with the Orioles on Tuesday, MASN's Roch Kubatko reports. He will receive an invitation to spring training as part of the deal. The Orioles are the fifth organization Martinez has passed through, despite being just 27 years old. He will offer organizational middle infield depth.
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
Julio Borbon, Ozzie Martinez impress Orioles' Showalter
Orioles outfielder Julio Borbon and shortstop Ozzie Martinez are two players from minor-league camp who made a positive impression on manager Buck Showalter this spring, masnsports.com reports. Both players excel defensively, and Showalter called Borbon the type of player the team covets for its minor-league system. He was 5 for 18 with two stolen bases this spring, while Martinez was 6 for 14 with two doubles.
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
Braves acquire Ozzie Martinez from Dodgers
The Braves acquired infielder Ozzie Martinez from the Dodgers in exchange for left-hander Adrian Rivero, according to the team's Triple-A website. Martinez batted .176 (19 for 108) with two doubles, one triple, two home runs and 11 RBI at Double-A Chattanooga. He was assigned to Triple-A. Rivero was in the Gulf Coast league with the Braves last season, and posted a 3.38 ERA in 13 1/3 innings.
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com
Dodgers pare down roster
The Dodgers made their first roster cuts of the spring Monday and moved the following players to their minor-league camp: first basemen Nick Evans and Dallas McPherson, pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz and shortstop Ozzie Martinez.