Matt Wieters accepts Orioles' qualifying offer

The Orioles today announced that catcher Matt Wieters has accepted the club's Qualifying Offer and will return for the 2016 season. Wieters, 29, batted .267/.319/.422 with eight home runs and 25 RBI in 75 games with the Orioles this season. He finished the season riding an eight-game hitting streak (.444/.545/.741) and slugged the 100th home run of his career in Game 2 of a doubleheader

Washington Nationals announce "Pitch Your Product" culinary showcase

Nationals launch search for the newest concession at Nationals Park The Nationals are giving local vendors and restaurants the chance to pitch their culinary concepts to be sold at Nationals Park during the 2016 season, offering businesses from D.C., Maryland and Virginia the exciting opportunity to have their product featured at a Major League ballpark. "We are always looking for opportunities to offer a greater

Harper wins first Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was named a National League outfield winner of the Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award on Thursday night, the first such honor of his career. This is the fourth consecutive season in which the Nationals have had a Silver Slugger Award winner, and the first time the organization has had an outfield honoree since Alfonso Soriano in 2006. "We are proud

MASN announces 2015-16 college basketball schedule

MASN, the region's leader in live sports entertainment, will broadcast more than 200 men's and women's Division I college basketball games during the 2015-16 season, offering its viewers a lineup featuring top-ranked programs, local rivalries and tournament action. The regional sports network's hoops schedule will air on both MASN and MASN2, and features games from 15 men's conferences and some of the top women's programs

Manny Machado earns second career Rawlings Gold Glove Award

Earlier tonight, Rawlings announced that Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been named the 2015 American League Gold Glove Award recipient for defensive excellence at third base. Machado led all American League third basemen in total chances (488), double plays (38), range factor per 9.0 innings (3.09), and range factor per game (3.01) in 2015. He also ranked second in assists (337) and putouts (132),

Orioles extend qualifying offers to Davis, Chen, Wieters

The Orioles today announced that they have made Qualifying Offers to left-hander Wei-Yin Chen, first baseman Chris Davis and catcher Matt Wieters. Additionally, the club has selected the contract of left-hander Chris Jones from Triple-A Norfolk. Chen, 30, went 11-8 with a 3.34 ERA (71 ER/191.1 IP) over 31 starts for the Orioles this season. Davis, 29, batted .262/.361/.562 with 47 home runs and with

MASN to air live coverage of Washington Nationals' press conference announcing manager Dusty Baker

Coverage of the Washington Nationals' press conference announcing the hiring of manager Dusty Baker will air live on MASN on Thursday, Nov. 5, beginning at 11 a.m. "Nats Xtra" anchor Johnny Holliday and Nationals color analyst F.P. Santangelo will host MASN's press conference coverage live from Nationals Park. MASN will air the full introductory press conference featuring Baker and Nationals president of baseball operations and

Orioles team up with Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program to fight hunger in Sarasota

The Orioles and the Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program are teaming up again this year to collect and distribute food to help people in need in Sarasota. The Orioles will collect non-perishable food items at Ed Smith Stadium beginning on Monday, November 9, and will host the charity's Thanksgiving Sorting Day at the ballpark on Friday, November 20. Non-perishable food items may be dropped off