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Orioles activate Gonzalez from DL

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) Photo:

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have activated right-hander Miguel Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled list.

The move was announced before Tuesday night's game against Tampa Bay. Gonzalez had been out since May 31 with a strained right oblique.

To make roon on the roster for Gonzalez, reliever Josh Stinson was designated for assignment. Also, catcher Matt Wieters had season-ending right elbow ligament replacement surgery Tuesday.

The Orioles are hopeful that Wieters will be ready for openng day next year. He finishes the season with a .308 batting average, five homers and 18 RBIs in 26 games.

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