The Orioles have signed left-hander Tucker Davidson for the 2024 season, the staff introduced. Since Davidson has but to achieve arbitration, it appears seemingly the contract is for close to the league minimal wage for no matter time he spends within the majors.
Baltimore claimed Davidson off waivers from the Royals a pair weeks in the past. The 27-year-old break up this previous season between the Angels and Kansas Metropolis, working 51 1/3 innings over 38 appearances. He allowed 5.96 earned runs per 9 general. After posting a 6.54 ERA in 18 outings for the Halos, he turned in a 5.03 mark over 20 video games with Ok.C.
Davidson labored out of the bullpen in 2023. He had been a depth starter earlier than this yr, opening 11 of 12 appearances with Los Angeles in ’22. He struggled in that capability as nicely and owns a 5.98 ERA by 125 profession innings. Davidson has much better ends in the minor leagues, together with a 3.68 ERA in components of three Triple-A campaigns.
He isn’t slated to achieve arbitration till the tip of subsequent season. Davidson is out of minor league choices, which means the O’s should maintain him on the MLB membership or run him by waivers.