Nationals select C Spencer Kieboom

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of catcher Spencer Kieboom from Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Kieboom joins the Nationals for the first Major League assignment of his career. The 25-year-old is a career .264 hitter with a .344 on-base percentage and a .381 slugging percentage over the course of his five seasons

Orioles announce postseason ticket options

The Orioles today announced two options for fans to purchase AL Wild Card and American League Division Series tickets, which will be available exclusively online. Fans are encouraged to visit for a Postseason seating chart, schedule, and additional ticket information. American League Championship Series and World Series tickets will be made available for sale at a later date, as necessary. * Option 1 -

Manny Machado named 2016 Most Valuable Oriole

The Orioles today announced that Manny Machado has been voted the winner of the 2016 Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole Award by members of the local media who cover the team on a regular basis. He will be recognized for his accomplishments in an on-field ceremony prior to Sunday’s home finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Machado enters play today batting .300/.350/.546 (181-for-604) with 39

Local U.S. Paralympic gold medalists to throw out ceremonial first pitches this weekend

The Orioles today announced that four Paralympians with local ties, including three gold medalists, will throw out ceremonial first pitches this weekend when the Orioles host the Arizona Diamondbacks for the final three-game series at Oriole Park during the 2016 regular season. On Saturday, Sept. 24, sisters Hannah and Tatyana McFadden, from Clarksville, Md., will throw out simultaneous first pitches. Hannah was born with a

Orioles announce Fan Appreciation Weekend schedule

The Orioles today announced plans for Fan Appreciation Weekend, which will be held Friday, September 23, through Sunday, September 25, when the Orioles host the Arizona Diamondbacks for the final three-game series of the 2016 regular season. The weekend will feature exclusive giveaways, fireworks, and other opportunities for fans to have unforgettable experiences at Oriole Park. As a “thank you” to fans for their support

Orioles extend player development contract with Class-A Aberdeen

The Orioles today announced they have extended their working agreement with Class-A Aberdeen, signing a two-year extension through the 2018 season. The Orioles will continue their relationship through the 2018 season with the Aberdeen IronBirds, which plays home games at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Md. The IronBirds have been the Orioles’ New York-Penn League affiliate since 2002. Currently, nine players on the

Orioles make three roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of infielder Trey Mancini from Triple-A Norfolk, reinstated right-hander Darren O’Day from the 15-day disabled list, and placed infielder/outfielder Steve Pearce on the 60-day disabled list with a right flexor mass strain. Mancini, 24, batted .282/.357/.458 (154-for-546) with 26 doubles, five triples, 20 home runs, and 68 RBI over 142 games between Double-A Bowie and

Orioles announce 2016 award winners for player development and scouting

The Orioles today announced the winners of their player development and scouting awards for 2016, including catcher Chance Sisco as the club’s top minor league player and left-hander Donnie Hart as the club’s top minor league pitcher. The winners will be honored in an on-field ceremony on Saturday, September 17, before the game against the Tampa Bay Rays, with awards presented by Orioles Director of