BALTIMORE (AP) _ The Orioles assigned catcher Robert Machado, first baseman Carlos Mendez and outfielder Pedro Swann on Friday to their Triple-A Ottawa franchise.

Machado hit .265 with one home run and three RBIs in 49 games for Baltimore this season. Mendez batted .222 with five RBIs in 26 games, and Swann hit .214 in eight games with one home run and two RBIs.