Orioles reinstate P Patton

The Baltimore Orioles reinstated pitcher Troy Patton from the restricted list Tuesday.

Patton has appeared in 11 games for Baltimore this season and is 0-1 with a 3.86 earned run average through 16 1/3 innings.

Baltimore designated pitcher Mark Hendrickson for assignment to make room on the roster for Patton.

Hendrickson has allowed seven runs in 11 innings out of the Orioles' bullpen this season.