The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with right-handers Brad Brach, Miguel Gonzalez and Chris Tillman, infielders Manny Machado and Ryan Flaherty, and infielder/outfielder Mark Trumbo on one-year contracts, thus avoiding arbitration.
Brach, 29, went 5-3 with a 2.72 ERA (24 ER/79.1 IP) and 89 strikeouts in 62 games, posting a 10.1 strikeouts per 9.0 innings ratio with the Orioles last season.
Flaherty, 29, hit .202/.281/.356 with nine home runs and 31 RBI in 91 games with the Orioles.
Gonzalez, 31, went 9-12 with a 4.91 ERA (79 ER/144.2 IP) in 26 starts with the Orioles.
Machado, 23, batted .286/.359/.502 with a career-high 35 home runs and 86 RBI in 162 games with the Orioles. He was named a 2015 American League All-Star and earned his second career Gold Glove Award at third base.
Tillman, 27, went 11-11 with a 4.99 ERA (96 ER/173.0 IP) in 31 starts with the Orioles.
Trumbo, 29, batted .262/.310/.449 with 22 home runs and 64 RBI in 142 games between Arizona (46 games) and Seattle (96 games).
The Orioles have exchanged salary arbitration figures with left-handers Zach Britton and Brian Matusz.