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Orioles acquire Seattle OF Morse in exchange for OF Avery

Posted on 30 August 2013 by WNST Staff

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The Orioles announced Friday that they have acquired outfielder Michael Morse from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for minor league outfielder Xavier Avery.

Morse, 31, is a career .284/.338/.479 hitter with 83 homers and 272 RBI in 561 major league games with the Mariners and Washington Nationals. In his major league career, Morse has batted .293/.349/.495 against left-handed pitching. Morse will wear number 38.

Avery, 23, saw action in 32 games for the Orioles in 2012, batting .223/.305/.340 with one home run, six RBI and six stolen bases. Avery split the 2013 season between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk, batting .259/.340/.345 with three homers, 35 RBI and 29 stolen bases.

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Steve Johnson placed on DL, Avery recalled

Posted on 06 June 2013 by WNST Staff

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The Orioles announced Thursday that they have recalled outfielder Xavier Avery from Triple-A Norfolk and placed right-handed pitcher Steve Johnson on the 15-day disabled list with a left oblique strain.

Avery, 23, 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). He will wear uniform #70.

Johnson, 25, is 1-1 with an 8.49 ERA (11.2IP, 11ER) and 11.6 strikeouts per 9.0 innings in five games (one start) for the Orioles this season.

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Orioles option three to Norfolk

Posted on 11 March 2013 by WNST Staff

ORIOLES OPTION THREE TO NORFOLK

 

            The Orioles today announced that they have optioned RHP ZACH CLARK, LHP MIKE BELFIORE andOF XAVIER AVERY to Triple-A Norfolk.

 

With these assignments, the Orioles now have 53 players at major league spring training, including 16 non-roster invitees.

 

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Avery optioned back to Triple-A Norfolk

Posted on 12 July 2012 by WNST Staff

The Orioles Thursday night announced that they have optioned outfielder Xavier Avery to Triple-A Norfolk. Avery has batted .233/.317/.356 in 24 games over three stints with Baltimore.

While no corresponding roster move was announced, the club is expected to activate outfielder Endy Chavez from the 15-day disabled list.

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