Cintron, a 29-year-old switch-hitter, has a .277 career batting average over parts of seven major league seasons. He played in 68 games for the White Sox last season, hitting .243 with two home runs and 19 RBIs.
The Orioles, who traded Miguel Tejada this offseason, haven't settled on a starter at the position, with their three candidates -- Luis Hernandez, Brandon Fahey and Freddie Bynum -- never having been everyday players.
Hernandez is considered the front-runner for the job.
- Jim on the death of Former Sox player and scout Dario Lodigiani.
- No baseball for KW Jr.
- THT: Do high-strikeout pitchers have longer careers? (hat tip Tango).
- And Carl's latest 'Smells Like Mascot' comic strip: In Which the Monkey Ponders Cock Fighting. And Tuck.
- Jim looks at the Sox 2B candidates.
- Noah Lowry isn't drawing much interest.
- THT: Tango looks at Changes in home run rates during the Retrosheet years.
- And Carl's latest 'Smells Like Mascot' comic strips: In Which the Monkey Has Writer's Block, The End of the Mascot, In Which the Monkey's Passion is Questioned.