Orioles trade for Ian Hamilton plus minor league summaries (sim)

Pic: Patrick Cavey
Pic: Patrick Cavey

The Orioles traded LHP Tommy Milone (2-4, 5.97) to the Chicago White Sox for right-handed reliever Ian Hamilton (5.06, 24K in 16 IP, 1.31 WHIP). Hamilton, who will be 25 in a month was placed on the 26-man roster.

In other moves, the Orioles optioned LHP Robbie Erlin to Norfolk and recalled Jose Deleon (4.09 in AAA) who was acquired in the Chance Sisco trade. DeLeon will start Friday against the Los Angelas Angels.

Orioles Player of the game: Renato Nunez (2-for-4)

Minor League Highlights

Norfolk Won 6-2 (13-14)

Michael Baumann (3.94) allowed one run on 4 hits and 2 walk while striking out 6 in 5.1 IP. 1B Taylor Jones (.330) went 2-for-4.

Bowie won 4-1 (18-9)

DL Hall (5.60) struck out 8 and allowed just 1 run on 4.1 IP. He walked four though.

Keys won 7-0 (14-15)

Brenan Hanifee (2.89) allowed just one hit over 6.2 shutout innings while striking out six. He did walk five though. JC Encarnacion (.283) went 4-for-5 with double.

Delmarva win 1-0 (13-15)

Adam Stauffer (0.00) tossed 5.2 shutout IP in his first start of the year.

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