Source: Kevin Gregg, Orioles near deal

Updated: December 14, 2010, 3:40 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Right-handed reliever Kevin Gregg is close to signing a two-year deal with the Baltimore Orioles worth $12 million, according to a league source.

The Boston Red Sox and Washington Nationals are also still involved in talks with Gregg, the source said, but Baltimore is the clear front-runner.

Gregg posted 37 saves for the Blue Jays in 2010.

Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has said the club's bullpen remains a priority, and while he would be willing ...

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