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Orioles claim O'Day from Texas, move Roberts, Scott and Arrieta back to 40-man

The Orioles' legion of former Texas Rangers grew by one Wednesday.

The club claimed 29-year-old side-arming right-hander Darren O'Day from the Rangers and added him to its 40-man roster. O'Day was 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA in 16 games for the American League champs in 2011.

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In a four-season career with the Los Angeles Angels, New York Mets and Rangers, the reliever is 8-5 with a 2.89 ERA and has held right-handers to a .214 average in 471 plate appearances.

O'Day will join a bullpen that also includes former players from the Rangers' organization in Pedro Strop, Willie Eyre and Zach Phillips.

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The Orioles also announced they reinstated three injured players, pitcher Jake Arrieta, second baseman Brian Roberts and outfielder Luke Scott, to their 40-man roster, which is now at 38.

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