Orioles reinstate Wada, option him to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada from the 60-day disabled list and have optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk.

Wada has not pitched for the Orioles after signing a two-year contract on December 14, 2011. Wada underwent left elbow ligament replacement surgery on May 11, 2012 and missed the entire season.

In six rehabilitation starts for Norfolk this year, Wada was 1-4 with a 8.14 ERA (24.1IP, 22ER).