Worth noting

Worth noting

• Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson celebrates his 75th birthday Friday. The Orioles are gong to have a ceremony to unveil a statue of Robinson on Sept. 29 at Camden Yards.

• The Orioles have won 13 of their last 18 series since Sept. 12. They've also tied two and lost three with a 36-20 record during that time.

• Adam Jones entered Friday with a homer in three straight games. This is the second time he's done this in his career -- the other stretch coming from July 27-29, 2009. Jones singled in his first at-bat to extend his hitting streak 10 games.

• Pitcher Brad Bergesen cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk. He was designated for assignment last week to make room on the roster when Bill Hall had his contract purchased.

• Outfielder Lew Ford signed with Norfolk.