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Orioles send down Jake Arrieta

Updated: April 22, 2013, 5:57 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Jake Arrieta couldn't get his mind right on the mound and had difficulty throwing pitches over the plate, and now the Baltimore Orioles right-hander will attempt to rectify those shortcomings in the minor leagues.

Arrieta was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Monday, one day after he walked five and hit a batter over four-plus innings in a 7-4 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Baltimore recalled right-hander Alex Burnett from Norfolk to fill out a weary bullpen. Burnett ...

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