EDIT: Zolecki has the long-awaited financial details -- it's a 2-year deal for $5.25 million.
link. Per Zolecki, this means farewell to Chan Ho Park. So I guess those preliminary negotiations meant that Park has not backed off of the starting demands. Mmmmaybe. Farewell, Han Cho.
Terms not disclosed beyond years --at least after some preliminary web-poking around. The last contract Baez had from the Orioles was 3yr/$19M, but given he did not pitch in 2008 because of injury, you'd think he'd command a little less than $6.3MM/yr. Mmmmaybe.
link2. Per Lauber, Baez is the hedge against Bad Lidge. The remaining spots look like a competition among Escalona, Bastardo, and Mathieson.