Os reinstate Roberts

As expected, the Orioles reinstated second baseman Brian Roberts prior to Tuesday’s game against the Padres.

Danny Valencia was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk to clear a spot on the active roster for Roberts, who was on the paternity leave list over the weekend. The 35-year-old second baseman is batting .245/.283/.357 in 30 games for the Orioles and his wife Diana had their first child, a son, Jax, on Friday.

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

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