The Orioles today announced that they have reassigned three players to minor league camp: right-handers Fabio Castillo and Mike Wright, and infielder Chris Marrero. With these assignments, the Orioles now have 56 players at major league spring training, including 16 non-roster invitees.
The Washington Nationals today reassigned right-handed pitcher Gabriel Alfaro, catcher Jeff Howell, left-handed pitcher Tyler Robertson and first baseman/third baseman Matt Skole to minor-league camp. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. The Nationals currently have 59 players in big league camp.
The Orioles today announced that they have optioned left-hander Mike Belfiore to Triple-A Norfolk and reassigned right-hander Tim Alderson and left-hander Nick Additon to minor league camp. With these assignments, the Orioles now have 59 players at major league spring training, including 19 non-roster invitees.
The Orioles today announced that Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. will visit Ed Smith Stadium on Wednesday, March 12 for the Orioles game against the Phillies, where he will throw out the ceremonial first pitch and sign copies of his new children's book, Squeeze Play, on the lower concourse beginning at 2 p.m. Ripken will sign the first 300 books for fans. The visit
Today's Orioles-Rays game at Ed Smith Stadium has been canceled due to rain. There will be no makeup date. Fans holding paid tickets for today's game may exchange their tickets for any of the remaining Spring Training games at Ed Smith Stadium, subject to availability, or obtain a refund. Additionally, today's OriolesREACH Food Drive to benefit All Faiths Food Bank has been rescheduled for the
The Baltimore Orioles announced today that Tag Day, originally scheduled for this Saturday, March 8, will be postponed due to snow and ice in the ballpark seating bowl. A make-up date is scheduled for next Saturday, March 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Tag Day gives fans interested in purchasing either a full or partial Season Plan for
The Orioles today announced that they have signed free agent left-hander Johan Santana to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Santana, 34, is a two-time Cy Young Award winner (2004 and '06), a four-time All-Star (2005-07 and '09) and a Gold Glove winner (2007). Santana is 139-78 with a 3.20 ERA (2025.2IP, 721ER) in 360 career games (284 starts) with the
This Thursday, March 6, the Orioles will host the 4th annual All Faiths Food Drive to help people in need in the Sarasota area. All fans attending the 1:05 p.m. game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and/or monetary donations to benefit the All Faiths Food Bank. Since 2011, 2,400 pounds of food and $3,500