Orioles, Yovani Gallardo reach restructured two-year deal, reports say

Baseball Days after agreeing to a three-year deal contract, Yovani Gallardo and the Orioles on Wednesday agreed to a restructured two-year pact that includes a club option for a third year, according to multiple reports.The O's reportedly had concerns about Gallardo's physical exam, which revealed wear in the right-hander's pitching shoulder. Others believed Baltimore simply had buyer's remorse and just wanted to spend less money. MORE: Fantasy: Key players on new teams | Ever

y AL team has a shotThe original deal was worth $35 million. The new contract guarantees $22 million and could rise to $33 million if the Orioles exercise the option, according to .com. Gallardo, 29, went 13-11 last season with a 3.42 ERA and 121 strikeouts in 184 1/3 innings. He's 102-75 with a 3.66 ERA during his nine-year career. He will likely be Baltimore's No. 2 starter behind Chris Tillman.On Tuesday, the Orioles agreed with free-agent outfielder Dexter Fowler on a three-year, $35 million contract.


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