Sources: Twins to acquire Orioles closer Lopez

by Daryn Albert - The Orioles are finalizing a trade to send closer Jorge Lopez to the Minnesota Twins, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Sources: Minnesota Twins finalizing deal for Baltimore Orioles closer Jorge Lopez 10:44 AM ET ESPN The Baltimore Orioles are contending for a wild-card spot this season but that hasn't stopped them from acting like sellers at the trade deadline. A day after trading Trey Mancini to the Houston Astros , the Orioles are finalizing a trade to send closer Jorge Lopez to the Minnesota Twins , sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan. The Orioles will receive four minor league pitchers: left-hander Cade Povich, right-handed reliever Yennier Cano, right-hander Juan Nunez and left-hander Juan Rojas, sources tell ESPN. Lopez has 19 saves and is 4-6 with a 1.68 ERA. He has 54 strikeouts in 48⅓ innings pitched.