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Tuesday Bird Droppings: Heston Kjerstad is joining the Orioles

Good morning, Camden Chatters.

Do you think the Orioles’ lineup looks pretty good right now? Well, hang tight: it’s about to get even better.

As first reported by The Baltimore Sun, the O’s will call up slugging outfielder Heston Kjerstad from Triple-A Norfolk today to replace Austin Hays, who landed on the injured list last night with a left calf strain.

It’s hard to think of any minor league player anywhere who’s more deserving of a callup than Kjerstad, who has torched minor league pitching all season long. In 21 games for Norfolk, the 25-year-old is slashing .