The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of LHP ARIEL MIRANDA from Triple-A Norfolk, optioned RHP TYLER WILSON to Triple-A Norfolk, and transferred LHP BRIAN DUENSING to the 60-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation (retroactive to June 20).
Miranda, 27, went 3-7 with a 4.06 ERA (35 ER/77.2 IP) and 72 strikeouts in 15 games with the Tides this season. He posted three straight scoreless starts over his last three outings (19.0 IP) and went 2-0 with 18 strikeouts, while holding batters to a .108 batting average (7-for-65) in that three-game span. Originally signed by the Orioles as a free agent to a minor league contract on May 27, 2015, he went 9-10 with a 3.84 ERA (63 ER/147.2 IP) and 143 strikeouts over 29 minor league starts. Miranda's first appearance with the Orioles will be his Major League debut. He will wear No. 41.
Wilson, 26, went 4-6 with a 5.22 ERA (47 ER/81.0 IP) over 16 games (13 starts) with the Orioles this season. In 25 career Major League games (18 starts), Wilson went 6-8 with a 4.69 ERA (61 ER/117.0 IP).
Duensing, 33, pitched to a 5.40 ERA (4 ER/6.2 IP) over seven games with the Orioles this season.