Orioles Select Contracts of Outfielders Endy Chavez and L.J. Hoes
RHP Kevin Gregg and INF Ryan Adams Designated for Assignment
The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contracts of OF ENDY CHAVEZ and L.J. HOES from Triple-A Norfolk. To make room for them on the 40-man roster, RHP KEVIN GREGG and INF RYAN ADAMS have been designated for assignment.
Chavez batted .190/.222/.281 with two home runs and eight RBI in 47 games with the Orioles earlier this season. He was designated for assignment on August 4 and played 15 games for Triple-A Norfolk after being outrighted.
Hoes will be making his major league debut. He batted .300/.374/.397 with three home runs, 38 RBI and 54 runs scored in 82 games with Triple-A Norfolk after beginning the season with Double-A Bowie, where he batted .265/.368/.372 in 51 games. Hoes, the Orioles 3rd round pick in the 2008 First Year Player Draft out of St. John’s High School in Washington, D.C., will wear jersey #71.
Gregg went 3-2 with a 4.74 ERA (43.2IP, 23ER) in 40 appearances for the Orioles this season.
Adams batted .224/.312/.353 with four home runs and 20 RBI in 65 games with the Tides this season.