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7/28/2013 12:18 P.M. ET

OF LJ Hoes recalled from Triple-A Norfolk; RHP Jairo Asencio designated for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled OF LJ HOES from Triple-A Norfolk. To make room for Hoes on the roster, RHP JAIRO ASENCIO has been designated for assignment.

Hoes, 23, was batting .304/.406/.403 in 99 games for the Tides. He ranks among International League leaders in on-base percentage (3rd), hits (5th, 111) and runs (T-3rd, 62). The 2012 Orioles Minor League Player of the Year appeared in two games for the Birds last season.

Asencio, 30, appeared in four games for the Orioles, posting a 7.71 ERA (2.1IP, 2ER).

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