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4/5/2013 1:12 P.M. ET

Orioles recall INF Yamaico Navarro from Triple-A Norfolk

2b brian roberts placed on 15-day dl with right hamstring strain

            The Orioles today announced that they have recalled INF YAMAICO NAVARRO from Triple-A Norfolk and placed INF BRIAN ROBERTS on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain.

            Navarro, 25, was acquired from Pittsburgh on November 30, 2012 in exchange for minor league RHP JHONDANIEL MEDINA.  He batted .276/.417/.379 in 29 spring training at-bats for the Orioles after hitting .279/.366/.491 in 66 games with Triple-A Indianapolis last season and going 8-for-50 with the Pirates.  He will wear #54.

            Roberts, 35, went 5-for-12 with a double, run scored, RBI and stolen base in the first three games of the season.

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