Orioles select the contract of LHP Ashur Tolliver from Double-A Bowie
The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of LHP Ashur Tolliver from Double-A Bowie.
Tolliver, 28, went 1-1 with a 2.42 ERA (7 ER/26.0 IP), two saves, and 25 strikeouts in 18 games with the Baysox this season, including holding left-handed hitters to a .212 batting average (7-for-33). Originally selected by the Orioles in the fifth round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, he went 9-9 with a 3.12 ERA (92 ER/265.2 IP), seven saves, and 253 strikeouts over 155 career minor league games (four starts). Tolliver's first appearance with the Orioles will be his Major League debut. He will wear No. 40.