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Bronson Arroyo has heard from the Phillies, Dodgers, Angels, Twins and Orioles

Nov 18, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT

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Free agent right-hander Bronson Arroyo was a guest on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM this afternoon and told host Jim Bowden that the Phillies, Dodgers, Angels, Twins and Orioles have expressed interest in signing him. You can listen to part of the interview here.

Arroyo added that he hasn’t received an offer yet, so nothing appears to be imminent. However, things could pick up now that the Giants reportedly have a two-year, $23 million deal with right-hander Tim Hudson. The difference with Arroyo is that he’s looking for a three-year deal.

Arroyo, who turns 37 in February, compiled a 3.79 ERA and 124/34 K/BB ratio over 32 starts with the Reds this season. He doesn’t strike out many batters and gives up a ton of homers annually, but he has logged at least 199 innings in each of the last nine seasons.

  1. aphillieated - Nov 18, 2013 at 10:31 PM

    Please don’t do it, Ruben.

  2. pipkin42 - Nov 18, 2013 at 10:41 PM

    God, keep him off the Orioles. It just seems like a bad idea.

    • baseballisboring - Nov 19, 2013 at 12:24 AM

      He should probably stay out of the AL, period. Probably just a matter of time til Ruben signs him for 3/51…

  3. hungry joe - Nov 18, 2013 at 10:48 PM

    He doesn’t strike out many batters and gives up a ton of homers annually

    yup, that’s the twins all over. *sigh*

  4. phillysports1 - Nov 18, 2013 at 11:20 PM

    Go for it Ruben , he’s over 35 ….. Hahahaha !!!!!!!!!!

    • ryanrockzzz - Nov 19, 2013 at 11:18 AM

      People thumb’s down this like this isn’t true.

  5. aceshigh11 - Nov 18, 2013 at 11:42 PM

    He should get a contract just for being able to do that high leg kick at his age.

    My hamstrings scream just watching him do that.

  6. NYTolstoy - Nov 18, 2013 at 11:44 PM

    homer friendly guy. Padres Seattle. Contending teams Giants, Dodgers, Pirates. He’s still pretty good to take a shot

  7. tfbuckfutter - Nov 18, 2013 at 11:56 PM

    A veritable who’s who of teams who won’t make him pitch beyond the regular season and MAYBE the DS.

    Keep those guitar strings tight, cornrows.

    • aceshigh11 - Nov 19, 2013 at 7:58 AM

      This isn’t a ‘who’s who’; it’s a ‘who cares’!”

      – Jeff Ross


  8. junglerat524 - Nov 19, 2013 at 12:17 AM

    He won’t go to the West Coast unless he has to. Congrats Baltimore.

  9. spc7ray - Nov 19, 2013 at 12:47 PM

    3 years?–I don’t think so–2 maybe–Is it me or are all of the players asking for ridiculous money and or deals?

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