Orioles Select Contract Stinson From Triple-A; Option Brach To Triple-A

The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of RHP JOSH STINSON from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned RHP BRAD BRACH to Triple-A Norfolk.

Stinson, 26, has gone 0-3 with a 5.19 ERA (26.0IP, 15ER) in nine games (two starts) for Norfolk, striking out a batter per inning.

Brach, 28, has pitched to a 5.40 ERA (18.1IP, 11ER) in 10 games for the Orioles this season.

To make room for Stinson on the 40-man roster, LHP JOHAN SANTANA has been transferred to the 60-day DL.