Orioles pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz has elected free agency. He delivered a 5.98 ERA and 49:31 K:BB ratio in 49 2/3 innings with Triple-A Norfolk.
The Orioles announced a pair of transactions on Saturday, according to Comcast SportsNet Baltimore. The team claimed infielder David Adams off waivers from the Indians and designated Kelvin De La Cruz for assignment.
Orioles pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz was throwing on the rehab mound on Saturday because of a sore left hamstring injury, the Baltimore Sun reports. He is expected to start working from the mound again in the next few days.
The Orioles have signed pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz to a major-league deal. The 25-year-old has yet to pitch in the majors, but was solid in the minors last season. He posted a 2.67 ERA in 50 appearances between Double-A and Triple-A. The left-hander joins the team's 40-man roster, which now sits at 32 players.
The Dodgers made their first roster cuts of the spring Monday and moved the following players to their minor-league camp: first basemen Nick Evans and Dallas McPherson, pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz and shortstop Ozzie Martinez.
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