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Preston Palmeiro: Released by O's
Palmeiro has been released by the Orioles, Andersen Pickard of Primetimesportstalk.com reports.
The 25-year-old infielder was a seventh-round pick in 2016. Palmeiro hit .237/.289/.346 in 105 games at Double-A in 2019.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Preston Palmeiro: To test out new position
The Orioles plan to move Palmeiro to second base in the fall instructional league to evaluate him at a new position, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
The first baseman is slashing .252/.325/.424 with 12 home runs through 91 games at Low-A Delmarva. Offensively, he's not the prototypical slugger that most MLB teams deploy at first base, and his glove is a bit suspect there. Moving him to second, where the organization has less depth, could give Palmeiro a clearer path to move up the ranks.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Preston Palmeiro: Making push towards promotion
Palmeiro has recovered from a slow start at Low-A Delmarva, raising his average from .197 on April 30 to .260 entering the weekend, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Baltimore's seventh-round pick last year, the son of former Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro, ranks second on the Shorebirds with 11 home runs this season. His .261/.330/.454 slash line through 77 games suggests Palmeiro could be ready to make the jump to High-A in the near future.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-11, 180 lbs|
|Birthplace: Colleyville, TX|
|Bats/Throws: L, R|