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Archive for Thursday, August 31, 2000

O’s demote Parrish

August 31, 2000

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— The Baltimore Orioles optioned slumping rookie left-hander John Parrish to Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday night and activated reliever Alan Mills off the 15-day disabled list.

Parrish (2-3) started off well with the Orioles after being recalled from Rochester on July 24, but was shelled in his last two starts.

Coming off a loss to Chicago in which he walked five and gave five runs in 12/3 innings, Parrish was touched for six runs in 21/3 innings Tuesday in a 12-2 loss to Detroit.

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