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Report: Orioles in agreement with right-hander Kyle Gibson on 1-year contract

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The Orioles have a deal on a one-year contract with right-handed pitcher Kyle Gibson, pending a physical, according to a report by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.

Gibson, 35, was 10-8 with a 5.05 earned-run average in 31 starts over 167 2/3 innings with the Philadelphia Phillies this past season, and pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings  during the postseason.

Gibson’s lifetime record is 89-91 with a 4.52 ERA in 10 seasons with Minnesota, Texas and Philadelphia.

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The Orioles have been looking for starting pitching, and with the start of the Winter Meetings in San Diego on Sunday, could have found a replacement veteran right-hander Jordan Lyles, whose $11 million option was declined.

The New York Post’s Joel Sherman reported on Saturday that the Orioles had a Zoom call on Friday with Noah Syndegaard, Gibson’s teammate with the Phillies last season.

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