Nationals announce 2018 minor league awards

The Washington Nationals named infielder Carter Kieboom their 2018 Minor League Player of the Year, left-handed pitcher Ben Braymer and right-handed pitcher Wil Crowe their 2018 co-Minor League Pitchers of the Year and infielder Jake Noll the winner of the sixth-annual “Bob Boone Award.” Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. These players will be honored in a ceremony

Nationals announce 2018 awards

The Washington Nationals announced the winners of the third-annual end-of-season awards as voted on by the local media. Outfielder Bryce Harper was voted 2018 Nationals Player of the Year, while right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer was named Pitcher of the Year. Left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle was given the ‘Good Guy’ Award, given to a player who is exceptionally accommodating to the media and involved in the

Orioles announce Fan Appreciation Weekend schedule

The Orioles today announced plans for Fan Appreciation Weekend, which will be held Friday, September 28, through Sunday, September 30, when the Orioles host the reigning World Champion Houston Astros for the final four-game series of the 2018 regular season. The weekend will feature exclusive giveaways and opportunities for fans to enjoy unforgettable experiences at Oriole Park. As a “thank you” to fans for their

Orioles Braille jersey auction open through Sept. 25

Tonight, the Orioles hosted National Federation of the Blind Night at Oriole Park, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the organization moving its headquarters to Baltimore. Orioles players and coaches wore specially-designed jerseys with Braille lettering, becoming the first American professional sports team to wear Braille-lettered jerseys. The game-worn, authenticated, and autographed jerseys are available at www.orioles.com/auctions with proceeds benefiting the National Federation of

Orioles Braille jersey auction open through September 25

Proceeds to benefit the National Federation of the Blind Tonight, the Orioles hosted National Federation of the Blind Night at Oriole Park, in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the organization moving its headquarters to Baltimore. Orioles players and coaches wore specially-designed jerseys with Braille lettering, becoming the first American professional sports team to wear Braille-lettered jerseys. The game-worn, authenticated, and autographed jerseys are available

Nationals sign Player Development Contract with the Fresno Grizzlies of the Pacific Coast League

The Washington Nationals signed a two-year Player Development Contract with the Fresno Grizzlies of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League on Tuesday. The contract begins in 2019 and runs through the 2020 season. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the joint announcement, along with Fresno’s Team President, Derek Franks. “The Washington Nationals are excited to be partnering with the Fresno Grizzlies

Orioles announce 2018 award winners for player development and scouting

The Orioles today announced the winners of their player development and scouting awards for 2018, including OF Cedric Mullins as the club’s top minor league player and LHP Keegan Akin and LHP Zac Lowther as the club’s top minor league pitchers. The winners will be honored in an on-field ceremony on Saturday, September 15, before the game against the Chicago White Sox, with awards presented

Orioles to host Fall Instructional League in Sarasota

The Baltimore Orioles will host the team’s Fall Instructional League at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota with games that are free and open to the public from September 20 through October 9. The Instructional League program focuses on specific individual development while providing additional playing time to accelerate a player’s progress through the minor league system. Games are played on the Main Field, with parking