Gary Thorne launches “The Sports Rivals Podcast”

You know Gary Thorne knows and enjoys baseball. One listen to his work on Orioles broadcasts on MASN tells you that. But in his career - which enters its 52nd year in 2019 - Thorne has done a little bit of everything. He’s covered the National Hockey League, Olympics and NCAA sports. And done plenty of voiceover work on commercials and video games. That widespread ... read more

“Orioles Classics” #TBT: Springboard into spring training

It’s finally here. Well, almost. By this time next week, the Orioles will have returned to thier spring roost at the Ed Smith Stadium complex in Sarasota, Fla., and spring training will have begun. Before you know it, Grapefruit League games will be underway, which means March 28 and the start of the 2019 regular season won’t be far behind. Takes the chill off a ... read more

Sarasota Springfest lets fans experience baseball at another level

Fans of all ages can fully immerse themselves in the spring training experience a week from Saturday at Sarasota Springfest at Ed Smith Stadium. The chance to see pitchers and catchers going through their workouts in the sunshine in February has always drawn fans, but from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, they can do more than watch. The day will include ... read more

“Orioles Classics” #TBT: Prelude to the Fall Classic

As we turn the page to February, we can now see spring training on the horizon, and with a pack of young big league hopefuls vying for spots on what is now a wide-open roster, it bears watching. So don’t forget to check out MASN’s broadcasts of Orioles games in the Grapefruit League in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, the upcoming bunch of “Orioles Classics” will ... read more

Sherry recognized at Sports Turf Managers Association national conference

Orioles head groundskeeper Nicole Sherry was recently recognized at the Sports Turf Managers Association national conference in Phoenix, Ariz. Sherry was honored with the Dick Ericson Founders’ Award, which is given annually to the STMA member who effectively manages sports fields and thier facility, exhibiting the qualities of a true team leader. Ericson was the organization’s first president and continues to have an impact in ... read more

“Orioles Classics” #TBT: Walk-off this way

It take patience to be a baseball fan. No way around it, there’s a lot of dead time in a game. But those who appreciate the intricate diamond ballet can wait it out and have their patience rewarded. And what’s a better reward than a walk-off victory? This week’s smattering of “Orioles Classics” on MASN is full of walk-offs, and also includes some victories of ... read more

Birdland Memberships offer Orioles fans perks aplenty

If you’ve already renewed your Birdland Membership, you’re well on your way to enjoying the 2019 season of Orioles baseball. You’ll save an average of 15 percent off individual ticket prices - with the same members-only pricing you enjoyed in 2018 - and there are six membership options, allowing fans to choose the one that’s right for them. But there are a host of perks ... read more

“Orioles Classics” #TBT: Extra excitement in extra innings

Just one more month to go. Hold on. Waiting out the winter can be tough on a baseball fan. T.S. Eliot called April “the cruelest month,” but we all know that that distinction belongs to January. It seems like forever since we enjoyed a game at Camden Yards on a sweltering night or watched the Orioles live on MASN in our shorts with a cold ... read more