Orioles activate INF Andino; Place DH Thome on 15-day DL

The Orioles today announced that they have activated INF ROBERT ANDINO from the 15-day disabled list and placed DH JIM THOME on the DL, retroactive to July 28, with a herniated disc in his neck.

Andino has batted .230/.292/.325 with five home runs and 21 RBI in 79 games with the Orioles this season.  He went 3-for-9 with a walk in two rehab games with Triple-A Norfolk.

Thome has batted .261/.354/.391 with two home runs and six RBI in 18 games with the Orioles since being acquired from Philadelphia on July 1.