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David Lough outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk

David Lough outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk

Outfielder David Lough, who was designated for assignment Aug. 14 after hitting .202 in 76 games, cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday. Because he had never been outrighted before, he had to accept the assignment.

Lough, 29, could return to the Orioles when rosters expand in September, but he would have to be added to the 40-man roster; he was removed when designated.

The Orioles had 10 days to trade Lough, but apparently couldn’t make a deal. That’s been the case for the most of the players the Orioles have designated this season, a group that also includes Bud Norris, Delmon Young, Travis Snider, Everth Cabrera, Wesley Wright, Ryan...