Found June 28, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Orioles placed designated hitter Nick Johnson on the disabled list with a wrist injury and recalled outfielder Xavier Avery. Johnson sprained his right wrist in Wednesday's loss to the Angels after one at-bat. He has undergone multiple surgeries on that wrist. He's batting .207 with four home runs and 11 RBIs this season. Avery was a second-round pick in the 2008 draft. He spent time on the Orioles' roster in May, filling in for Nolan Reimold (neck) and Endy Chavez (intercostal strain) in left field and as the Orioles' lead-off man.

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