Hanhold has allowed four runs in 8.1 innings since he joined the Orioles on Sept. 12. The right-hander has mainly served in a low-leverage role, although he's gotten into eight games in the two weeks he's been with the big club. In addition to the four runs, Hanhold has given up 10 hits and two walks with just four strikeouts. He'll continue to serve as a depth arm in the bullpen over the last week of the season.
The Orioles selected Hanhold's contract from Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday. The righty has not pitched especially well at Norfolk this season, posting a 5.54 ERA and 1.69 WHIP in 26 innings of relief. Hanhold's only major-league appearance was in 2018 with the Mets, when he allowed two runs in 2.1 innings across three games. He figures to pitch in low-leverage relief situations for however long he's on Baltimore's active roster.
Hanhold will be a part of the Orioles' 60-man player pool this season. He is not on the 40-man roster and has not had much success at Triple-A or in the majors. If he does pitch for the big-league club this season, it would likely be as a low-leverage reliever.
Hanhold cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk on Monday, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports. Hanhold was claimed by the Orioles from the Mets in mid-September but didn't wind up joining the big-league roster. He spent the majority of the year with Triple-A Syracuse, posting a 4.62 ERA.
Hanhold was designated for assignment by the Orioles on Tuesday. Hanhold was designated for assignment by the Mets in September of 2019 before being claimed by the Orioles. The right-hander will now be cast off the 40-man roster again to make room for Jose Iglesias. Hanhold posted a 4.62 ERA with a 36:21 K:BB over 48.2 innings with Triple-A Syracuse last season.
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