Xavier Avery Back in Baltimore, Nick Johnson to DL

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                          June 28, 2012

ORIOLES RECALL OF XAVIER AVERY FROM TRIPLE-A NORFOLK;

PLACE INF NICK JOHNSON ON THE 15-DAY DISABLED LIST

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled OF XAVIER AVERY from Triple-A Norfolk and placed INF NICK JOHNSON on the 15-day disabled list with a right wrist sprain.

Avery batted .217/.299/.317 in a 15-game stint with the Orioles earlier this season.  He batted .268/.372/.411 with 16 stolen bases, 18 extra-base hits, 36 walks and 39 runs scored in 59 games for the Tides.

 Johnson is batting .207/.324/.391 with four home runs and 11 RBI in 38 games for the Orioles this season.

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