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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 20:33:50 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles might assign OF Henry Urrutia to Double-A Bowie as early as Thursday, April 18.
Wed, 10 Apr 2013 21:31:41 -0700
Baltimore Orioles OF Henry Urrutia (leg) has been cleared to play this season. The Cuban outfielder has had all of his paperwork submitted and approved. The team must decide where to assign Urrutia, who remains at extended spring training. He has been battling a "leg issue," according to manager Buck Showalter, and that has been preventing him from playing. The team wanted him to play at Double-A Bowie last summer, but he was detained in Haiti while waiting for his work visa.
Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:42:21 -0800
Baltimore Orioles OF Henry Urrutia is in camp and is expected to report in a day or two after have problems with his visa. He's expected to be assigned to minor league camp.
Mon, 07 Jan 2013 13:40:59 -0800
Baltimore Orioles OF Henry Urrutia continues to have visa problems in Haiti, but the team is optimistic he'll get things resolved. However, it's unclear if he'll be ready to join the team in time for spring training. Urrutia is expected to need time in the minors, and he's projected to start at Class AA.
Sun, 28 Oct 2012 10:09:40 -0700
Updating a previous report, Baltimore Orioles OF Henry Urrutia is still unable to enter the United States because of visa issues. The 25-year-old native of Cuba has declared residence in Haiti and executive director of international scouting Fred Ferreira is hopeful that he will be able to report soon to Sarasota, Fla.
Thu, 12 Jul 2012 12:51:49 -0700
Baltimore Orioles executive director of international recruiting Fred Ferreira said the team believes OF Henry Urrutia will be able to move through the minor league system fast and that he could join the team in September. Urrutia is expected to begin with Double-A Bowie.
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 19:19:02 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms with Cuban free-agent OF Henry Urrutia on a minor-league deal Wednesday, July 11, according to a club source. Urrutia received a signing bonus of $778,500. Executive vice president Dan Duquette said the team hasn't officially signed Urrutia, but he said the player was taking a physical.
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 11:39:43 -0800
The Toronto Blue Jays worked out Cuban OF Jorge Soler in the Dominican Republic Wednesday, Feb. 15, along with Cuban P Armando Rivero, OF Henry Urrutia and P Omar Luis. The Baltimore Orioles are expected to visit with Soler Sunday, Feb. 19. The New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs are other interested parties.
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 13:33:43 -0800
The Washington Nationals recently checked in on Cuban OF Jorge Soler, P Armando Rivero and OF Henry Urrutia, along with OF Yoenis Cespedes.