Orioles activate Roberts

Updated: July 23, 2010, 6:52 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles activated second baseman Brian Roberts from the 60-day disabled list Friday and put him in the starting lineup against the Minnesota Twins.

Roberts hasn't played in the majors since April 9. He was sidelined by a strained abdominal muscle and a herniated disk in his back. His return was delayed by a series of epidural shots for his back and a bout with pneumonia.

Roberts was back in his customary leadoff spot Friday night after participating in the ...

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