O's activate Jimenez

08/09/2014 3:39 PM

08/09/2014 3:41 PM

Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles activated righty Ubaldo Jimenez from the 15-day disabled list to start Saturday's home game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

To make room on the roster, Baltimore optioned pitcher Miguel Gonzalez to Triple-A Norfolk.

Jimenez had been on the disabled list with a sprained right ankle. The veteran starter last pitched in the majors on July 5.

Jimenez is just 3-8 in his first season with the Orioles. He has posted a 4.52 ERA with 88 strikeouts in 18 starts.

Gonzalez has made 20 appearances -- 19 starts -- for the O's, accumulating a 6-6 record with a 3.80 ERA.

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