JJ Hardy activated from disabled list by Baltimore Orioles

NEW YORK (AP) Shortstop J.J. Hardy has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Baltimore Orioles after recovering from a strained left groin.

Baltimore also recalled outfielder Dariel Alvarez from Class A Frederick before Tuesday night's game at the New York Yankees.

Hardy, who went on the disabled list on Aug. 24, is hitting .222 with seven homers and 32 RBIs.

Alvarez made his big league debut Aug. 28 and has played four games with the Orioles.

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