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Source: O's agree to terms with Palmeiro, son of Rafael

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The Orioles have agreed to terms with seventh-round Draft pick Preston Palmeiro, a source told MLB.com on Friday.

The deal, which the club has not commented on, is for $204,700, which is slot value for the 211th overall pick.

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The Orioles have agreed to terms with seventh-round Draft pick Preston Palmeiro, a source told MLB.com on Friday.

The deal, which the club has not commented on, is for $204,700, which is slot value for the 211th overall pick.

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Palmeiro, the son of former Oriole and 20-year Major League veteran Rafael Palmeiro, hit .337/.412/.539 with nine home runs and 55 RBIs for N.C. State, where he was a three-year starter at first base. He is a left-handed hitter and is listed at 5-foot-11 and 180 pounds.

Rafael Palmeiro, a four-time All-Star, played two stints with the Orioles, from 1994-98 and from 2004-05, making his final Major League appearance Aug. 30, 2005.

Tweet from @jimcallisMLB: 7th-rder Preston Palmeiro agrees w/@Orioles, $204,700 (pick value). NC St 1B, son of Rafael, not surprisingly hitting is best tool @MLBDraft

Cash Kruth is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth.

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