Update: The Orioles have confirmed the transaction via a press release.
With pitcher Steve Johnson remaining on the roster for a potential long-relief, the Orioles have just three bench hitters for Saturday's game against the Tigers: C Taylor Teagarden, IF Omar Quinatanilla and OF Lew Ford.
Britton's last major-league start came on Aug. 7 when he allowed seven runs (four earned) in five innings against the Mariners. He returns to a 1-1 record, 8.10 ERA and 2.01 WHIP.
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