The Orioles today announced that INF Oscar Salazar has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk. He and RHP Jake Arrieta have also been invited to Spring Training.
Salazar, 30, batted .284 (23-81) in 34 games with the Orioles in 2008.
Arrieta, 22, went 6-5 with a Carolina League leading 2.87 ERA in 20 starts for Class-A Frederick in 2008. He was fourth in the league with 120 strikeouts in 113.0 innings pitched.