Orioles Recall OF Henry Urrutia from AAA Norfolk; Option OF Junior Lake to AAA Norfolk
The Orioles today announced that they have recalled OF HENRY URRUTIA from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned OF JUNIOR LAKE to Triple-A Norfolk.
Urrutia, 28, batted .292/.344/.414 (126-432) with 21 doubles, a triple, 10 home runs, and 50 RBI in 107 games with the Tides this season. He ranks fourth in the International League with 126 hits and ninth with a .292 batting average. The 2013 Orioles Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year played in 24 games with the Orioles in 2013, batting .276/.276/.310 (16-58).
Lake, 25, hit .208/.250/.333 (15-72) in 24 combined games between the Orioles and Chicago Cubs this season.