Eddie Murray

Orioles notes: Gilmartin called up to bolster bullpen for doubleheader

Orioles notes: Gilmartin called up to bolster bullpen for doubleheader

In the wake of Friday night’s bullpen-taxing loss to the Boston Red Sox, the Orioles called up 28-year-old left-hander Sean Gilmartin from Triple-A Norfolk to deepen the bullpen for Saturday’s day-night doubleheader.

Left-handed reliever Donnie Hart was optioned to make room for him on the 25-man roster. Gilmartin made his Orioles debut in the first game Saturday, allowing one run in 2 1/3 innings.

Gilmartin produced a solid 2015 season as a middle reliever for the New York Mets after being taken in the Rule 5 draft in December 2014. He appeared in 50 games, going 3-2 with a 2.67 ERA and has a combined 3-3 record and 4.14 ERA over parts of...

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