The intrigue surrounding the 2014 options on pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada and infielder Alexi Casilla is more about when it happens than what happens.
The Orioles are expected to decline Wada’s $5 million option and Casilla’s $3 million option – and they must do it before Tuesday. It would be a huge surprise if the options weren’t declined.
I’m hearing that an official announcement on Wada should come Saturday. An announcement on Casilla likely will come Monday. There’s the end of the intrigue.