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Orioles add first group of reinforcements for stretch run as rosters expand Monday
Orioles add first group of reinforcements for stretch run as rosters expand Monday

The Orioles added a pair of relievers Monday, the first day of expanded rosters, as they recalled right-hander Evan Meek from Triple-A Norfolk and purchased the contract of left-hander Joe Saunders from the Tides. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the club initially planned to just add Saunders on Monday, but he decided to add Meek as well after the team was forced to use five relievers in the 12-8 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. The team is also expected to add right-hander Ryan Webb on Tuesday as long as he is OK after his outing at Norfolk on Monday. Webb, who Showalter said had been held back with a sore shoulder in the past few days, hasn’t pitched since last Sunday....

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