Brian Roberts turned a scheduled day off into a three-RBI performance, and the Baltimore Orioles ended a five-game losing streak by defeating the Chicago White Sox 11-3 on Wednesday night.
The Orioles' carousel at shortstop took another whirl when the team placed Alex Cintron on the 15-day disabled list and recalled Freddie Bynum from Triple-A Norfolk.
The Baltimore Orioles designated infielder Freddie Bynum for assignment Sunday, and manager Dave Trembley said Alex Cintron will be the team's third starting shortstop this season.
Alex Cintron had three hits, including one of Baltimore's three home runs, and the Orioles extended the Astros' losing streak to eight games with a 7-5 victory Thursday night.
Aubrey Huff doubled in the tie-breaking run in the 11th inning and scored the game-winner on a long single by Alex Cintron, giving the Orioles a 10-9 win over the Yankees on Friday night.
The Baltimore Orioles purchased the contract of infielder Alex Cintron from Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday and optioned right-hander Bob McCroy to their top farm club.