Orioles recall Mahoney from Triple-A, place Betemit on DL

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled INF JOE MAHONEY from Triple-A Norfolk and placed INF WILSON BETEMIT on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 12, with a right wrist injury.


            This will be Mahoney’s second stint with the Orioles.  He went 0-for-3 in his major league debut on July 7 at Los Angeles, his only game played with Baltimore.  Mahoney has batted .263/.317/.390 with nine home runs and 53 RBI in 117 games for the Tides.


            Betemit is batting .264/.327/.429 with 12 home runs and 37 RBI in 97 games for the Orioles this season, including a .306/.363/.510 line in 245 at-bats against right-handed pitching.