Orioles designate Bill Hall for assignment
The Baltimore Orioles have designated Bill Hall for assignment, one of four total roster moves made by the team on Friday.
Hall, who was a non-roster invitee to Yankees Spring Training this year but elected free agency over an assignment to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, had signed a Minor League deal with the Orioles in April.
He was purchased from Triple-A Norfolk on May 12, and became the 22nd Oriole to hit a home run in his first game with the team. Overall, he was 2-for-7 with that one home run, one RBI, and four walks in seven games with Baltimore.
The 32-year-old Hall is a career .248 hitter who has MLB experience at every position but catcher and first base.
In additional moves, the Orioles also optioned catcher Luis Exposito to Triple-Aand recalled both pitcher Stu Pomeranz and catcher Ronny Paulino from Norfolk.
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