Orioles recall Tolliver from Triple-A Norfolk, place Duensing on DL

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled left-hander Ashur Tolliver from Triple-A Norfolk and placed left-hander Brian Duensing on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to June 20) with left elbow inflammation.

Tolliver, 28, pitched to a 2.70 ERA (2 ER/6.2 IP) in five games with the Tides this season. Over 23 minor league games this season between Triple-A Norfolk and Double-A Bowie, Tolliver went 1-1 with a 2.48 ERA (9 ER/32.2 IP) and two saves. He made his Major League debut on May 26 at Houston and has posted a 6.75 ERA (3 ER/4.0 IP) in four games with the Orioles this season.

Duensing, 33, posted a 5.40 ERA (4 ER/6.2 IP) over seven games with the Orioles this season.