Roberts placed on paternity list, S. Johnson activated from DL

August 02, 2013 | WNST Staff


The Orioles announced Friday that they have placed second baseman Brian Roberts on the paternity leave list and reinstated right-handed pitcher Steve Johnson from the 15-day disabled list.

Roberts, 35, is batting .245/.283/.357 in 30 games for the Orioles this season.

Johnson, 25, is 1-1 with an 8.49 ERA (11.2IP, 11ER) in five games (one start) for the Orioles this season. He had been on the DL since June 6 with a left oblique strain.