The Baltimore Orioles They reported this Thursday that they promoted Venezuelan Jesús Aguilar from Triple-A Norfolk, after offering him a minor league deal.
The oropendola organization also specified that the powerful first baseman will carry the number 99 on his back.
The native of Maracay, Aragua state, returns to the American League after spending 3 years in the National League with the Miami Marlins.
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In 9 years of service in the Major Leagues (MLB), Jesús Aguilar wore the colors of the then Cleveland Indians, Milwaukee Brewers, Tampa Bay Rays and the aforementioned Marlins.
Now, the always cheerful ballplayer will join forces with Venezuelans Anthony Santander and Rougned Odor in order to take the Orioles to the postseason.
Currently, Brandon Hyde's squad (68-61) is two games out of third place in the AL wild cards.