Nationals recall infielder Wilmer Difo

The Washington Nationals recalled infielder Wilmer Difo from Double-A Harrisburg and placed infielder Stephen Drew on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 24) with vertigo-like symptoms on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Difo, 24, joins Washington for his first Major League assignment of the season. In 96 games with Double-A Harrisburg, Difo is hitting .255

Orioles make three roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Ubaldo Jiménez from the Paternity Leave List, reinstated outfielder Hyun Soo Kom from the 15-day disabled list and designated outfielder Julio Borbón for assignment. Jiménez, 32, has gone 5-9 with a 7.38 ERA (67 ER/81.2 IP) and 72 strikeouts over 18 games (17 starts) with the Orioles this season. In 75 career games (71 starts) with

Nationals reinstate first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and left-hander Sammy Solis

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab assignment and reinstated first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and left-handed pitcher Sammy Solis on Tuesday. Outfielder Michael A. Taylor and right-hander Lucas Giolito were optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Zimmerman, 31, returns to the Nationals’ active roster after missing 13 games with a left rib cage

Orioles option outfielder Dariel Álvarez to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles tonight announced that they have optioned outfielder Dariel Álvarez to Triple-A Norfolk. Álvarez, 27, went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk in four plate appearances over two games with the Orioles this season.

Orioles reinstate RHP Darren O'Day from the disabled list, option LHP Donnie Hart to Double-A Bowie

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated RHP Darren O’Day from the 15-day disabled list and optioned LHP Donnie Hart to Double-A Bowie. O’Day, 33, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain on June 3. He has gone 2-1 with a 3.15 ERA (7 ER/20.0 IP), two saves, and 25 strikeouts in 22 games with the Orioles this season.

Nationals recall right-hander Lucas Giolito

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned right-handed pitcher Koda Glover to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Giolito returns to the Nationals to make the third start of his Major League career, for which he’ll take the ball on Sunday afternoon vs. the San Diego Padres. Currently

O's place Jimenez on paternity list, recall Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk and placed right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on the paternity leave list. Wilson, 26, has gone 4-6 with a 5.22 ERA (47 ER/81.0 IP) in 16 games (13 starts) with the Orioles this season. Over 25 career Major League games (18 starts), he is 6-8 with a 4.69 ERA (61 ER/117.0 IP). The

Orioles recall Dariel Álvarez from Triple-A Norfolk, place Joey Rickard on disabled list

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled outfielder Dariel Álvarez from Triple-A Norfolk and placed outfielder Joey Rickard on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 21) with a right thumb ligament injury. Álvarez, 27, batted .280/.315/.382 (104-for-372) with 26 doubles, four home runs, 34 runs scored and 40 RBIs over 93 games this season with Triple-A Norfolk. He walked in his only plate