Orioles announce change to spring training radio broadcast schedule

The Orioles and CBS RADIO's 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM), the flagship station of the Orioles Radio Network, have announced a change in the spring training radio broadcast schedule. The Sunday, March 8 game against the Minnesota Twins at 1:05 p.m. will replace the Saturday, March 14 game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The March 14 game will still be televised by MASN as part of

Nationals announce 2015 promotional schedule

Following today's completion of the "10 Days of Teddy" and the reveal of the final promotional item, the Washington Nationals released the 2015 season promotional schedule. The 2015 season marks the 10-Year Anniversary of the Nationals arrival in Washington, D.C. and a number of special promotional items to commemorate this season will be distributed at select games. Initiatives include monthly 10-Year Tuesdays, six designated games

Oriole Bird to help open youth baseball seasons across Sarasota County beginning Saturday

Attending youth baseball openers for local teams has been a tradition since the Orioles arrived in Sarasota for Major League Spring Training in 2010. This season, the Oriole Bird will make three stops to help open youth baseball leagues. On Saturday, February 14, the Oriole Bird will participate in Opening Day ceremonies for Venice Little League, followed by Sarasota Little League on February 21, and

Orioles announce 2015 spring training promotions and special events schedule

The Orioles today announced their 2015 spring training promotions and special events schedule featuring many fun-filled promotional giveaways and events for fans to enjoy at Ed Smith Stadium. On Wednesday, March 4, all fans will receive an orange rally towel as well as a spring training magnet schedule, presented by Visit Sarasota County, as the Orioles celebrate their spring training Opening Day and sixth season

Nationals announce 2015 non-roster invitees to spring training

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Heath Bell, right-handed pitcher Bruce Billings, right-handed pitcher Manny Delcarmen, right-handed pitcher Mitch Lively, right-handed pitcher Scott McGregor, right-handed pitcher Evan Meek, catcher Steve Lerud, infielder Emmanuel Burriss, first baseman Kila Ka'aihue, first baseman Clint Robinson, third baseman Ian Stewart, second baseman Dan Uggla and outfielder Mike Carp on Minor-League contracts with invitations to Major

Orioles name Chris Martrich as coordinator of public relations

The Baltimore Orioles have named Chris Martrich as the club's Coordinator, Public Relations. Martrich will help to coordinate all facets of the Orioles' public relations efforts. His primary responsibilities will include the creation of daily press notes, drafting press releases, assisting with production of the club's annual media guide, arranging interviews for players and staff, handling media credentials, and assisting with the coordination of press

Orioles agree to terms with left-hander Zach Britton on one-year contract

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with left-hander Zach Britton on a one-year contract, thus avoiding arbitration. Britton, 27, went 3-2 with a 1.65 ERA (76.1IP, 14ER) and a career-high 37 saves after pitching exclusively in relief for the first time in his career. He finished the season ranked fourth among AL relievers in saves and became the 10th different Oriole

Orioles agree to terms with right-hander Miguel Gonzalez on one-year contract

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with right-hander Miguel Gonzalez on a one-year contract, thus avoiding arbitration. Gonzalez, 30, was 10-9 with a 3.23 ERA (159.0IP, 57ER) in 27 games (26 starts) in 2014, the lowest ERA of his three-year career. He surrendered three earned runs or fewer in 23 of his 26 starts and went 5-2 with a 2.78 ERA