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The Baltimore Orioles added newly acquired catcher Chris Snyder to the roster on Tuesday. Snyder was acquired from the Angels for pitcher Rob Delaney.
Snyder, 32, will serve as the backup to Matt Wieters while Taylor Teagarden is on the disabled list.
In order to place Snyder on the roster the Orioles sent down Luis Exposito. Exposito was called up when Teagarden initially suffered a thumb injury.
Snyder’s contributions to the Orioles are expected to be minimal. Teagarden appeared in just 22 games last season. In parts of nine seasons Snyder has a .225/.329/.385 line.
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The Baltimore Orioles have purchased the contract of catcher Chris Snyder from their farm club Triple-A Norfolk. He fills in as the backup to Matt Wieters.
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Catcher Luis Exposito of the Baltimore Orioles stay with the parent club did not last too long as he was optioned back to Triple-A Norfolk to make room for Chris Snyder. Exposito was only up for the weekend and did not get into any of the Baltimore games.
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When Taylor Teagarden went down with a dislocated thumb yesterday, the Orioles suddenly found themselves in a dangerous position. They had very little catching depth, and that left them vulnerable. So, they didn't waste any time in correcting the issue. Baltimore traded for Chris Snyder yesterday to help fill the hole left behind by Teagarden.
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The Baltimore Orioles, in search of a backup replacement after having had to put Taylor Teagarden on the disabled list has recalled catcher Luis Exposito from Triple-A Norfolk. Much like Teagarden, Exposito will play sparingly behind star Matt Wieters.
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