Orioles select contract of RHP Josh Stinson from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of RHP Josh Stinson from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned RHP Brad Brach to Triple-A Norfolk.

Stinson, 26, has gone 0-3 with a 5.19 ERA (26.0IP, 15ER) in nine games (two starts) for Norfolk, striking out a batter per inning.

Brach, 28, has pitched to a 5.40 ERA (18.1IP, 11ER) in 10 games for the Orioles this season.

To make room for Stinson on the 40-man roster, LHP Johan Santana has been transferred to the 60-day DL.