Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles are closing in on deal to acquire Vidal Nuno from the Dodgers.
Dodgers and LHP Vidal Nuno avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.125 million contract.
Dodgers acquired LHP Vidal Nuno from the Mariners for C Carlos Ruiz.
Vidal Nuno gave up four runs in 3 1/3 innings Thursday in his emergency start against the Tigers.
Mariners manager Scott Servais said Saturday that Vidal Nuno will enter spring camp as a reliever.
Vidal Nuno took a no-decision in his final start of the season, yielding two runs over six innings as the Mariners eked out a win over the Athletics on Sunday.
Vidal Nuno went five innings and gave up three runs, taking a no-decision in Tuesday's win over the Astros.
Vidal Nuno will start Tuesday against the Astros.
Vidal Nuno poured in a strong start in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Rangers, striking out 10 while allowing one hit and no runs over seven innings.
Vidal Nuno will make another spot start for the Mariners on Wednesday against the Rangers.
Vidal Nuno lost to the Astros on Monday after yielding five runs in six innings.
Vidal Nuno will start for the Mariners on Monday in place of Felix Hernandez.
Vidal Nuno pitched 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball in a no-decision versus the White Sox on Saturday.
Vidal Nuno lasted only 4 1/3 innings versus the Red Sox, allowing four runs in a no-decision as the Mariners won in 12 innings.