05/17/2002 5:24 pm ET
O's recall Garcia; Outright Molina
The Baltimore today announced that they have recalled OF LUIS GARCIA from AAA Rochester. At the same time, they announced that CA IZZY MOLINA has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to AA Bowie.
Garcia began the season with the Orioles, appearing in two games without a plate appearance being optioned to Rochester on April 12. He batted .266 (29-109) with 3 home runs and 11 RBI in 28 games for Rochester. He has hit safely in his last 10 games at Rochester, going 18-for-43 (.419).
Molina was purchased from Rochester on May 3 and went 1-for-3 in his only appearance for the Orioles. He was batting .133 (6-45) at Rochester at the time his contract was purchased.