Orioles activate RHP Cesar Valdez from injured list

The Baltimore Orioles activated right-hander Cesar Valdez from the 10-day injured list on Sunday.

In a matching move, the Orioles opted for rookie right-hander Isaac Mattson at Triple-A Norfolk.

Valdez, 36, had been out since June 21 with a lower back injury. With the Orioles closer earlier this season, Valdez is 2-1 with a 5.74 ERA and eight saves at the top of the team on 12 occasions in 25 appearances.

Mattson, 25, has a 4.50 ERA in two appearances this year. He allowed a run in two innings of relief.

– Field level media

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