Orioles option Valencia to Norfolk to make room for Rodriguez

July 24, 2013 | WNST Staff


The Orioles announced Wednesday that right-handed pitcher Francisco Rodriguez has reported to the club and they have optioned infielder Danny Valencia to Triple-A Norfolk.

Rodriguez was acquired from Milwaukee Tuesday night. He will wear uniform No. 57.

Valencia is batting .200/.243/.443 (14-for-70) in 24 games for the Orioles this season.