O's summon Britton for Tuesday start

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 6/18/2013 5:27 pm

Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - The Baltimore Orioles have recalled pitcher Zach Britton from Triple-A Norfolk and named him the starter for Tuesday's road test against the Detroit Tigers.

Britton, a third-round pick of the O's in 2006, started one game for Baltimore earlier this season and surrendered six runs on 10 hits over six innings in an April 29 setback against Seattle.

The 25-year-old left-hander pitched effectively at Norfolk, posting a 3-2 record and a 3.28 earned run average over 11 starts.

The O's also selected the contract of infielder Travis Ishikawa from Norfolk on Tuesday.

Ishikawa, who will bat eighth and serve as the designated hitter Tuesday, batted .316 with seven home runs and 31 runs batted in over 49 games at Norfolk and was named the International League Player of the Month in May.

To make room on the roster, Baltimore placed pitcher Miguel Gonzalez on the paternity list and designated infielder Yamaico Navarro for assignment.

Navarro batted .286 with one triple and two RBI in eight games with the O's.

Gonzalez left the team Sunday to join his wife, Lucia, who gave birth to the couple's first child.

Share
Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.