Reports: Orioles snag versatile infielder

Updated: February 3, 2009, 3:31 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Baltimore Orioles added a versatile infielder on Tuesday, with free agent Ty Wigginton agreeing to a two-year contract.

The deal, pending a physical, is worth a total of $6 million, according to the Baltimore Sun. Foxsports.com was the first to report the story.

The 31-year-old batted .285 with 23 homers and 58 RBIs with the Houston Astros last season. A right-handed hitter, Wigginton has a .270 career average, 110 home runs and 384 RBIs in 784 games.

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