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Orioles passed on bringing back Andino (plus Wang and Ford notes)

Second baseman Robert Andino, whom the Orioles traded to the Seattle Mariners in the offseason, cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday.

The Orioles had a chance to claim Andino – although they would have had to assume what remained on his $1.6 million, 2013 salary – and declined. It was discussed internally, but the Orioles decided to stick with Ryan Flaherty and Alexi Casilla at second base.

Flaherty, who had two hits in his recall to the majors Wednesday after batting .133 in his first stint with the Orioles this year, can be sent to the minors. The Orioles would have to ask waivers on Casilla, and if he cleared, would be responsible for what is...