Kevin Hickey revealed last night that he had accepted the Orioles' offer to pitch for their Double A Hagerstown farm club.
The 35-year-old lefthander, who was bitter after being released a week ago, decided to go to Hagerstown after passing through waivers and getting no other big-league offers.
"We had a good meeting [yesterday] and Kevin indicated he overreacted last week," said Doug Melvin, the Orioles' director of player development. "He's going to Hagerstown because of the proximity. He'll be able to commute, and it's not really important where he pitches as long as he's staying in shape.