The 31-year-old right-hander agreed Saturday to a minor league contract with the Orioles. He would get a $1 million, one-year contract if added to the 40-man roster, and would have the prospect to earn efficiency bonuses.
Harvey was 0-3 with an 11.57 ERA in 4 begins and three aid appearances for the Kansas City Royals in 2020. His fastball averaged 94.5 mph, down from 97 mph in 2013.
An All-Star with the New York Mets in 2013, Harvey’s profession was derailed by Tommy John surgical procedure in October 2013 and an operation to right thoracic outlet syndrome in 2016.
Harvey went 34-37 with a 3.66 ERA for the Mets from 2012 till he was traded to Cincinnati in Might 2018. He moved on to the Los Angeles Angels in 2019 and the Royals in 2020, and is 44-52 with a 4.14 ERA in 144 begins and eight aid appearances for his profession.
He’ll attempt to earn a job in a rotation headed by All-Star John Means. Former All-Star Felix Hernandez and Wade LeBlanc additionally might be at Orioles spring coaching with minor league contracts, and rookies Dean Kremer and Keegan Akin additionally determine to be competing.