Orioles Reportedly Place Jonathan Villar On Waivers

Orioles Reportedly Place Jonathan Villar On Waivers

The Orioles have placed infielder Jonathan Villar on outright waivers after being unable to find a trade partner for the fleet-footed switch-hitter, Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com reports (via Twitter). Villar’s projected $10.4MM arbitration salary apparently served as too substantial a roadblock to overcome when marketing him to other teams. It’s an extreme cost-cutting measure for…