BALTIMORE – Bud Norris joins the cadre of Orioles on the disabled list. Because Norris has bronchitis and missed a start this weekend, he’s been placed on the disabled list retroactive to May 11. He’ll be eligible to pitch on May 26.
Norris, who is 1-4 with a 9.88 ERA in six starts, was sent back to the team hotel in New York on May 9, a day before his scheduled start at Yankee Stadium.
After he struggled through 3 1/3 innings on May 10, it was clear that Norris still wasn’t feeling well. Though he appeared to be better later in the week and played golf in a charity tournament with team officials and members of the Ravens last Thursday, Norris had a relapse later that night, and manager Buck Showalter said that he’s lost significant weight.
Tyler Wilson, who had been summoned on Saturday from Triple-A Norfolk, has been officially recalled. He’ll wear No. 63. Wilson is 2-4 with a 3.63 ERA with the Tides. In 2014, Wilson was named the Organizational Pitcher of the Year.
In other news, Hunter Harvey, the team’s No. 1 draft choice in 2013, visited orthopedist Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion and was given a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection in his right elbow. Harvey was told to rest for six weeks.
Harvey had an MRI last week on the elbow. In March, Harvey suffered an injury to his right shin, which had prevented him for pitching. The Orioles expect him to pitch this season.
The Orioles acquired minor league left-handed pitcher Chris Lee for Houston for two International Signing Bonus slots. Lee, who was the Astros fourth-round choice in 2011, is 3-2 with a 4.11 ERA for Class-A Quad Cities.
Norris is the eighth current Orioles player on the DL. He joins Matt Wieters, Everth Cabrera, Ryan Flaherty, Jason Garcia, Kevin Gausman and Jonathan Schoop. Wieters is on the 60-day disabled list, the others are on the 15-day.
Earlier this season, J.J. Hardy, David Lough and Jimmy Paredes were also on the disabled list.