Orioles call up reliever Aquino, send down Bukvich

Updated: July 5, 2008, 10:39 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles recalled right-handed reliever Greg Aquino from Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday to replace an ineffective Ryan Bukvich, who was designated for assignment.

It will be Aquino's second stint with Baltimore this season; he had a 14.21 ERA in six games during April, but manager Dave Trembley attributed his ineffectiveness to lack of steady work.

"He was the 12th pitcher on the club when he was here before. There was a 10-day period when he didn't pitch," ...

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