RHP Frank Mata optioned to Triple-A Norfolk
The Orioles today announced that OF Luke Scott has been reinstated from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for Scott on the roster, RHP Frank Mata has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk.
Scott was placed on the disabled list on July 1 with a strained left hamstring. At the time of his injury, Scott was batting .274 (61-223) with 12 home runs and 30 RBI in 66 games for the Orioles.
Mata posted a 7.79 ERA (17.1IP, 15ER) in 15 games for the Orioles after making his major league debut on May 26. He allowed just one earned run in his first seven appearances for the Orioles, but has allowed eight earned runs in his last four appearances (5.1 innings).