Orioles sign shortstop Alcides Escobar to minor league contract on Saturday

The Baltimore Orioles signed shortstop Alcides Escobar to a minor league contract on Saturday.

What It Means:

Escobar will join the Orioles after agreeing to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Look for Escobar to provide depth at second base and shortstop primarily.

In 140 games last season, Escobar produced 112 hits and 8 stolen bases.

Source: Joe Trezza