Hess was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk following Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays. Hess joined the Orioles as the 26th man for the twin bill and makes his way back to Norfolk after allowing three runs over two innings during the nightcap. The 26-year-old has a 7.15 ERA, 1.59 WHIP and 55:28 K:BB over 68 major-league innings this season.
Hess is up to serve as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports. He will offer depth out of the bullpen during the twin bill but will likely be sent back to Triple-A following Saturday's games.
Hess is expected to serve as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports. Hess figures to serve as a potential long reliever with Game 1 starter Aaron Brooks likely facing a limited pitch count. Hess has a 6.95 ERA, 1.56 WHIP and 53:28 K:BB in the majors this season and is expected to return to the minors following the twin bill.
The Orioles optioned Hess to Triple-A Norfolk after Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Blue Jays. With Hess out of the picture, the Orioles will have a spot on the active roster available for long reliever Aaron Brooks, whom the team claimed off waivers from the Athletics earlier this weekend. Hess was recalled from Triple-A on Saturday but went unused out of the bullpen during his two-game stay with the big club.
Hess was recalled by the Orioles on Saturday. Hess has a 7.36 ERA and 1.58 WHIP in 66 innings with the big-league club. He pitched primarily as a starter for the Orioles prior to being sent down to Triple-A Norfolk, though he last appeared as a reliever. With Andrew Cashner and Gabriel Ynoa slated to start the team's two contests prior to the All-Star break, Hess figures to work out of the bullpen for the remainder of the series against Toronto.