Orioles add three to 40-man roster

The Orioles today announced that they have added left-handed pitcher Zach Britton, infielder Joe Mahoney and outfielder Matt Angle to their 40-man Major League roster.

Britton, 22, was named the 2010 Jim Palmer Award winner as the Orioles’ top minor league pitcher after going 10-7 with a 2.70 ERA in 26 starts between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk. He allowed 139 hits in 153.1 innings pitched, while striking out 124 and walking 51. Britton, the Orioles’ 3rd round pick in the 2006 draft, was also named to the Double-A Eastern League’s All-Star Team.

Mahoney, 23, was the winner of the 2010 Brooks Robinson Award as the Orioles’ top minor league position player. He hit .307 (142-462) with 18 home runs and 78 RBI in 124 games between Class-A Frederick and Double-A Bowie. Mahoney was selected by the Orioles in the 6th round of the 2007 draft.

Angle, 24, batted .278 (114-410), scored 66 runs and stole 29 bases in 101 games between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk. He hit .338 (23-60) in 14 games with the Baysox before being promoted to Norfolk on May 29. Angle was the Orioles’ 7th round selection in the 2007 draft.

With the three additions, the Orioles’ 40-man roster stands at 35.