O's option Gausman, Britton to Norfolk

By Norfolk Tides | July 9, 2013 7:08 PM ET

The Orioles announced after tonight's game that they have optioned LHP ZACH BRITTON and RHP KEVIN GAUSMAN to Triple-A Norfolk.

Britton, 25, is 2-3 with a 4.76 ERA (34.0IP, 18ER) in six starts for the Orioles this season. He started tonight's game and took the loss, allowing 5 earned runs in 5.0 innings.

Gausman, 22, is 1-3 with a 6.21 ERA (33.1IP, 23ER) in nine games (five starts) for the O's this season.

Corresponding roster moves will be announced before Wednesday's game.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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