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    Orioles Trade Alex Gonzalez

    Written by Michael Williams

    To the Detroit Tigers for Steve Lombardozzi. Gonzalez was a non-roster invitee.  Lombardozzi, who is a 25 year old second baseman and has three minor league options, would be on the Orioles 40 Man Roster.           He hit  .259/.278/.338 for the Nationals last season and was part of the Doug Fister trade to the Tigers this winter. GM Dan Duquette has indicated that the Orioles intentions are for Steve Lombardozzi to be on the initial 25 man roster to start the season.

    Catcher Johnny Monell was Designated For Assignment to make room on the Orioles for Lombardozzi.

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