Orioles Recall OF Xavier Avery From AAA Norfolk

            The Orioles today announced that they have recalled OF XAVIER AVERY from Triple-A Norfolk and placed INF NICK JOHNSON on the 15-day disabled list with a right wrist sprain.

            Avery batted .217/.299/.317 in a 15-game stint with the Orioles earlier this season.  He batted .268/.372/.411 with 16 stolen bases, 18 extra-base hits, 36 walks and 39 runs scored in 59 games for the Tides.

            Johnson is batting .207/.324/.391 with four home runs and 11 RBI in 38 games for the Orioles this season.

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