NEW YORK -- The Orioles were taking early batting practice before tonight's series opener against the
Both are already on the organization's 40-man roster.
The 22-year-old Avery made a splash earlier this season when he was called up to play left field and lead off, hitting .233/.317/.356 in 24 big league games. At Triple-A Norfolk, he hit .236/.330/.356 with eight homers and 34 RBIs and 22 stolen bases in 30 attempts.
Exposito, who will serve as the club's third catcher for the stretch run, also made his major league debut earlier this season, going 1-for-17 in eight games. He hit .268/.326/.420 in 55 games at Norfolk.
Players have a one-day window in which they can join the team before they can be activated.
The team hasn't officially announced it has added left-hander