Spring training promotional giveaways, special events announced by O's

It wasn't so long ago that a spring training game was enough of an event to draw fans in Florida and Arizona communities that had no other access to Major League Baseball. But times change, and even Grapefruit League games need a little creative nudge, something special to bring the fans out. The Orioles today announced their list of promotional giveaways and special events for ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Crush, Crush, Crush

Following a 53-home run season, there were a lot of eyes on Chris Davis in 2014. The slugger may not have had the numbers he had hoped for, but Crush Davis still crushed baseballs. This week, we're throwin' it back to Davis' three-homer game in Pittsburgh. Enjoy watching Crush do what Crush does in the video below. Your browser does not support iframes. ... read more

Orioles continue to impact Sarasota community

While Orioles fans in the Baltimore area are counting down the days to sunny skies, warm weather and the return of baseball at Camden Yards, a huge flock of O's fans in Sarasota, Fla., is just days away from the return of their favorite team. Since moving their full-time spring training operations to Sarasota in 2010, the Orioles have been able to make a huge ... read more

Watch the Iron Man pick up his 3,000th hit on this week's "Orioles Classics"

Who doesn't love a little bit of history? On this week's "Orioles Classics," we've have two historic events for you to relive, including Cal Ripken Jr.'s 3,0000th hit. Here's what's on deck on MASN HD: Wednesday, Feb. 11, 12:30 p.m.: The start of the 1988 season was not kind to the Orioles. There's no way to tiptoe around an 0-21 start. The team did not ... read more

Another fun-filled FanFest is in the books

On Saturday, more than 16,000 fans gathered at the Baltimore Convention Center to kick off another season of Orioles baseball. The MASN booth stood in the middle of the excitement, offering fans ways to win prizes and take photos with their favorite players. One of the biggest hits of the day was MASN's #SwagGrab claw machine. We rewarded our Twitter followers with an opportunity to ... read more

Warm up with two "Orioles Classics" this week

Did FanFest fulfill your baseball needs for the remainder of the offseason? No? Yeah, me either. To entertain you before spring training officially begins, watch two "Orioles Classics" on MASN HD this week. Here's what's on deck: Wednesday, Feb. 4, midnight, 12:30 p.m.: Can't sleep? Watch the first game played at Oriole Park at Camden Yards! The home of the Orioles opened its doors for ... read more

Matthew Taylor: On life, baseball and near loss

As I writer, I know the advice: Avoid cliches. That means I shouldn't write about fathers and baseball any more than I already do, and I certainly shouldn't pull out the line from "Field of Dreams": "Hey dad, wanna have a catch?" I'm going to do both, and more, because as a writer I also understand that sometimes you have to break the rules. This ... read more

Get ready for FanFest with two "Orioles Classics" this week

Good news, Orioles fans. FanFest is just four days away! That's right. For one day, you can dream of warmer weather and baseball diamonds. While we wait for FanFest, stay inside, warm up and watch two "Orioles Classics" on MASN HD. Here's what's on deck this week: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 7 p.m.: In 2012, "Manny Mania" was alive in Charm City. Playing just the second ... read more