Jul 12

Orioles recall Clevenger, option Gonzalez

The Baltimore Orioles have recalled Steve Clevenger and optioned Miguel Gonzalez.  The Orioles now have three catchers on their roster for the final two games before the All-Star break. 

Clevenger was with the Orioles during the beginning of the season but was optioned after the Orioles acquired Nick Hundley.  

Gonzalez has pitched well in his last two starts but the Orioles want him to get a game in with the Norfolk Tides.  

Here is the Orioles press release.

Orioles Recall CA Steve Clevenger from Triple-A NorfolkRHP Miguel Gonzalez Optioned to the Tides

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled CA STEVE CLEVENGER from Triple-A Norfolk and optionedRHP MIGUEL GONZALEZ to the Tides.

Clevenger, 28, has batted .328/.378/.458 in 36 games with Norfolk after batting .243/.300/.378 in 24 games for the Orioles earlier this season.

Gonzalez, 30, has gone 4-5 with a 4.04 ERA (89.0IP, 40ER) in 16 games (15 starts) for the Orioles.

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