The Baltimore Orioles have exercised a $1 million option on right-handed reliever Luis Ayala and declined an $11 million option on first baseman Mark Reynolds. The Orioles have declined the $11 million club option for first baseman Mark Reynolds and picked up right-hander Luis Ayala's club option for 2013. The 34-year-old Ayala went 5-5 with a 2.64 ERA in 66 appearances with Baltimore. Ayala, 34, went 5-5 with a 2.64 ERA in 66 appearances for the O's in 2012, allowing one earned run or fewer in 59 outings. 30 deadline, Reynolds would get a $500,000 buyout and become a free agent. The Royals chose to exercise a $750,000 buyout clause on the right-hander Wednesday rather than the $8 million option for next season. He was chosen by the Royals in the Rule 5 draft in 2006, and evolved into one of the league's top closers, saving 160 games and putting together a 2.40 ERA in parts of five seasons.