Orioles recall OF Hoes, designate RHP Asencio

Updated: July 28, 2013, 11:57 AM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles have recalled outfielder L.J. Hoes from Triple-A Norfolk and designated right-handed reliever Jairo Asencio for assignment.

Hoes was put in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against Boston. He was batting eighth and playing left field.

Hoes was batting .304 with 111 hits in 99 games with Norfolk. The 23-year-old played in two games with Baltimore last season, going hitless in one at-bat.

The 30-year-old Asencio had a 7.71 ERA in four games with the Orioles this season.


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