The Orioles announced after Thursday’s game that they have optioned outfielder Xavier Avery to Triple-A Norfolk.
Avery, 23, did not appear in today’s game after being recalled earlier in the day. He began the season with Double-A Bowie, where he batted .300/.391/.406 with 34 runs scored and 12 stolen bases in 39 games. He has also played in 15 games with Triple-A Norfolk, batting .192 (10-52).
A corresponding roster move will be announced Friday.