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Orioles sign Cuban outfielder to minor league deal

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Orioles sign Cuban outfielder to minor league deal

The Orioles have signed Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia to a minor league contract.The 25-year-old Urrutia was given a bonus of 778,500 by the team. The signing was first reported by Baseball America.Urrutia, who last played in Cuba in 2010, batting .397 with 12 home runs. Hes been working out in the Dominican Republic and is represented by Bart Hernandez. Urrutia is listed as 6-foot-3, 180 lbs.Attempts to reach Fred Ferreira, the Orioles executive director of international recruiting, for comment on Urrutia, were unsuccessful.Baseball Americas scouting report said that Urrutia could begin his professional career at Double-A and that he projects as a corner outfielder who walks more than he strikes out.

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Suddenly the Caps are in need of a head coach

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Suddenly the Caps are in need of a head coach

Less than two weeks after winning the Stanley Cup, the Caps are in need of a new head coach.

Barry Trotz resigned as the Caps coach on Monday after he and the team failed to reach an agreement on a new contract. How did we get here and where do both parties go from here? JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir break it all down.

Check out their latest episode in the player below or listen on the Capitals Faceoff Podcast page.

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Wizards Tipoff podcast: Draft prospect profiles on Moe Wagner, Michael Porter, Jr., Grayson Allen and more

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Wizards Tipoff podcast: Draft prospect profiles on Moe Wagner, Michael Porter, Jr., Grayson Allen and more

On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast presented by Greenberg and Bederman, Chase Hughes was joined by Nick Ashooh and Stefon Marquis to talk NBA Draft. 

They broke down five prospects and their potential fit with the Wizards: Moe Wagner of Michigan, Michael Porter, Jr. of Missouri, Grayson Allen of Duke, Collin Sexton of Alabama and Omari Spellman of Villanova.

You can listen to the episode right here:

You can download the podcast on Apple Podcasts right here and on Google Play. If you like the show please tell your friends!

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