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8/6/2013 2:04 P.M. ET

Orioles reinstate 2B Brian Roberts from the paternity leave list; INF Danny Valencia optioned to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated 2B BRIAN ROBERTS from the paternity leave list and have optioned INF DANNY VALENCIA to Triple-A Norfolk.

Roberts, 35, is batting .245/.283/.357 in 30 games for the Orioles this season. His wife Diana had their first child, a son, Jax, on Friday.

Valencia batted .216/.256/.500 (16-for-74) with five homers and 10 RBI in 25 games for the Orioles this season.

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