NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Orioles have made a 4-year offer to free agent Mark Trumbo, according to a report from MASNSports.com’s Roch Kubatko. It is unclear if the sides are close to an agreement.
Trumbo is seeking $80 million on his new deal, according to Kubatko, though it is unclear if the O’s are willing to go that high. Trumbo’s market has been quiet to this point, though the Rockies are known to be interested.
Baltimore is reportedly considering options other than Trumbo, and has some interest in free-agent outfielder Michael Saunders as well as Mets outfielders Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce. The O’s are looking to make up for the offense lost by the potential subtractions of Trumbo and catcher Matt Wieters, who remains available as well.
The offseason has been quiet so far for the Orioles, whose most significant move has been the decision to non-tender Vance Worley in favor of Logan Verrett. Baltimore is expected to be active as the Winter Meetings continue in Maryland.