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Orioles Sign Free Agent OF Endy Chavez

The Orioles today announced that they have signed free agent OF ENDY CHAVEZ to a one-year contract.

Chavez, 33, batted .301/.323/.426 with five home runs and 27 RBI in 83 games for the American League champion Texas Rangers in 2011.  In 10 major league seasons, Chavez has batted .274/.313/.373 for six teams and appeared in the playoffs twice, in 2006 with the New York Mets and 2011 with Texas.

The Orioles today announced that they have signed free agent OF ENDY CHAVEZ to a one-year contract.

Chavez, 33, batted .301/.323/.426 with five home runs and 27 RBI in 83 games for the American League champion Texas Rangers in 2011.  In 10 major league seasons, Chavez has batted .274/.313/.373 for six teams and appeared in the playoffs twice, in 2006 with the New York Mets and 2011 with Texas.

“Endy is a tremendous defender and gives us needed depth in the outfield,” said Orioles Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations DAN DUQUETTE.  “He is a veteran player whose left-handed bat will give us options off the bench.”

The Orioles 40-man roster is now full.

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