Right-hander Josh Stinson, who was designated for assignment by the Orioles on Tuesday, has cleared waivers and has been assigned to Triple-A Norfolk. He must decide whether he will accept the move. Stinson pitched just once in his last stint with Baltimore and hurled 1 2/3 shutout innings. But he owns a 6.23 ERA in eight appearances on the season.
The Orioles activated Miguel Gonzalez from the disabled list as expected, and he'll start Tuesday against the Rays. In a corresponding move, Baltimore designated pitcher Josh Stinson for assignment. Gonzalez, who was out with an oblique injury, is 3-4 with a 4.17 ERA.
The Orioles have selected the contract of pitcher Josh Stinson from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned pitcher Brad Brach to Triple-A Norfolk, the team announced prior to Monday's home game against the Red Sox.
The Orioles sent pitcher Josh Stinson outright to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday. Stinson owns a 7.15 ERA over 11 1/3 innings pitched in Norfolk.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said pitcher Josh Stinson will be used as the primary long reliever to open the season. Stinson was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and had 13 strikeouts in nine innings this spring.
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