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5/11/2013 11:18 P.M. ET

Orioles option RHP Steve Johnson to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles tonight announced that they have optioned RHP STEVE JOHNSON to Triple-A Norfolk.

Johnson, 25, started Saturday's game at Minnesota and allowed six earned runs on seven hits and four walks over four innings in his season debut for the Orioles.

A corresponding roster move will be announced tomorrow. 

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