** Orioles left hander Brian Matusz has been sent down to Triple-A Norfolk after giving up four earned runs in as many innings Sunday, dropping his fifth consecutive start. On the season, he is 5-10 with a 5.42 ERA.
** The Orioles acquired Jim Thome this weekend in exchange for two prospects. The lefty has hit 609 home runs in his 22-year career.
** Sprinters Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh both crossed the finish line in 11.068 seconds at the U.S. Olympic track trials last weekend and will have a runoff Monday night to determine the last of three American spots for the race in London. The race will be held at 8 p.m. during the broadcast of tonight’s Olympic swimming trials.
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