Orioles outright Fox, Jakubausakas; Tatum claimed off waivers

The Orioles today announced that right-handed pitcher Chris Jakubauskas and catcher Jake Fox have cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk.

The Orioles also announced that catcher Craig Tatum has been claimed on waivers by the Houston Astros.

Jakubauskas, 32, was 2-2 with a 5.72 ERA (72.1IP, 46ER) in 33 games (six starts) for the Orioles in 2011.

Fox, 29, batted .246 (15-61) with two homers and six RBI in 27 games for the Orioles, while Tatum, 29, batted .195 (17-87) with three doubles and seven RBI in 31 games.

The moves leave the Orioles with 36 players on their 40-man roster.