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Orioles send down Jake Arrieta

Updated: May 23, 2013, 10:33 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- The Baltimore Orioles optioned right-hander Jake Arrieta to Triple-A Norfolk and designated right-hander Alex Burnett for assignment on Thursday.

The moves were made to clear a roster spot for rookie right-hander Kevin Gausman, the fourth overall pick in the 2012 draft. He is being promoted from Double-A Bowie to make his major league against the Blue Jays on Thursday night.

The 22-year-old Gausman has only 13 games of professional experience. He went 2-4 with a 3.11 ERA ...

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