Orioles reinstate Brian Roberts from paternity leave list; Danny Valencia optioned to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated second baseman Brian Roberts from the paternity leave list and have optioned infielder Danny Valencia to Triple-A Norfolk.

Roberts, 35, is batting .245/.283/.357 in 30 games for the Orioles this season. His wife Diana had their first child, a son, Jax, on Friday.

Valencia batted .216/.256/.500 (16-for-74) with five homers and 10 RBI in 25 games for the Orioles this season.