Orioles Press Release
Orioles activate CA Taylor Teagarden from Disabled List and select contract of RHP Miguel Socolovich
The Orioles today announced that they have activated CA TAYLOR TEAGARDEN from the 60-day disabled list and selected the contract of RHP MIGUEL SOCOLOVICH from Triple-A Norfolk. To make room on the 25 and 40-man rosters, CA RONNY PAULINO has been outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk and LHP DANA EVELAND has been designated for assignment.
Teagarden was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained back on April 4 and transferred to the 60-day DL on May 9. He batted .250/.424/.375 in nine rehab games with Gulf Coast, Class-A Delmarva and Double-A Bowie (three games each). Teagarden was acquired by the Orioles from Texas on December 1, 2011. He will wear jersey #31.
Socolovich (pronounced so-COLE-oh-vitch) went 3-0 with a 1.77 ERA (45.2IP, 9ER), 11 walks and 50 strikeouts in 24 games with Triple-A Norfolk this season. He tossed a perfect inning and struck out two in the Triple-A All-Star Game on July 11. Socolovich was signed as a minor league free agent on November 22, 2011. He will wear jersey #58.
Paulino batted .254/.266/.302 in 20 games with the Orioles.
Eveland went 0-1 with a 4.73 ERA (32.1IP, 17ER) in 14 games (two starts) with Baltimore.