BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles enhanced their starting rotation by signing right-hander Dan Straily to a $575 Gregor Blanco Jersey ,000, one-year contract.Straily went 5-6 with a 4.12 ERA in 23 starts with Miami last season. He received $1,209,677 in termination pay from the Marlins when released on March 25 from a $5 million, one-year contract that was not guaranteed.The 30-year-old Straily broke into the majors with Oakland in 2012 and has a career record of 42-36 with a 4.23 ERA over 142 games, including 132 starts. He would get a $250,000 assignment bonus if traded.Orioles rookie manager Brandon Hyde twice used Nate Karns as opener to fill out a rotation that had been relying on four pitchers.To create room for Straily on the 40-man roster http://www.giantsfanproshop.com/authentic-evan-longoria-jersey , the Orioles designated infielder Drew Jackson for assignment. Jackson will be offered back to the Dodgers if he clears waivers.Baltimore also said right-hander Pedro Araujo cleared waivers, was returned to the Cubs, then was reacquired from Chicago for $750,000 in international signing bonus pool allocation and assigned to Double-A Bowie. On the heels of the 2018 MLB All-Star Game, the Houston Astros are favored to repeat as World Series champions.Per OddsShark, the Astros are the World Series favorites at +410 (41-10), while the Los Angeles Dodgers are the top choice in the National League at +850 (17-2):OddsShark OddsSharkWorld Series odds (5Dimes):HOU +410BOS +465NYY +535LAD +850CHC +950CLE +1300PHI +1625ARZ +2000ATL/MIL +2150WSH +2250SEA +2500SF +4000STL +5000OAK +8000COL +8500LAA +30000MIN/PIT +50000TB +70000TOR/NYM/CIN +250000SD +300000TEX +500000CWS/BAL/KC/DET +999999Ahead of the Dodgers in overall odds to win the World Series are the Boston Red Sox at +465 (93-20) and New York Yankees at +535 (107-20).The odds favor a rematch of last season's World Series Duane Kuiper Jersey , which saw the Astros beat the Dodgers in seven games for the first championship in franchise history.At 64-35, the Astros have the third-best record in the American League and Major League Baseball as a whole behind the Red Sox and Yankees.They are arguably the most balanced team in baseball, though, with a lineup spearheaded by the likes of Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman and George Springer, as well as a dominant starting rotation bolstered by Justin Verlander, Charlie Morton http://www.giantsfanproshop.com/authentic-evan-longoria-jersey , Gerrit Cole and Dallas Keuchel.The Dodgers got off to a rough start this season, but they are on a roll as of late and lead the NL West by a half-game over the Arizona Diamondbacks at 53-43.L.A. made a power move Wednesday by acquiring All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from the Baltimore Orioles for five prospects.Machado is hitting .315 with 24 home runs and 65 RBI, and he will join an already potent Dodgers lineup.After the Dodgers, the 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs are the second choice in the National League at +950 (19-2).Although the NL is weak this season, the Cubbies own the league's best record at 55-38, and they lead the Milwaukee Brewers by 2.5 games atop the NL Central.Despite owning a 58-39 record and holding the second wild-card spot in the AL, the Seattle Mariners have the worst World Series odds of any current playoff team at +2 Derek Holland Jersey ,500 (25-1).If the odds hold up and the Astros repeat as World Series champions, they will be the first team to do so since the New York Yankees won three straight from 1998 to 2000.