Orioles recall right-hander Oliver Drake from Triple-A Norfolk, outright infielder Paul Janish to Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Oliver Drake from Triple-A Norfolk and outrighted infielder Paul Janish to Triple-A Norfolk. Drake, 29, pitched to a 2.02 ERA (6 ER/26.2 IP) with 10 saves over 27 games with Triple-A Norfolk this season. He did not surrender an earned run over his last 14 games with the Tides (14.0 IP), totaling 25 strikeouts in that

Nats agree to terms with 23 selections from First-Year Player Draft

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with 23 players from the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, including their first pick (No. 28 overall), shortstop Carter Kieboom. Nationals President of Baseball Operations & General Manager Mike Rizzo and Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement. Kieboom, 18, will begin his professional career in Viera, Fla., playing for the

Orioles make three roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Yovani Gallardo and infielder J.J. Hardy from the 15-day disabled list and optioned left-hander T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk. Gallardo, 30, was placed on the 15-day disabled list on April 23 with right shoulder bicep tendinitis. He made three rehabilitation starts between Class A-Advanced Frederick and Triple-A Norfolk, going 1-0 with a 4.85 ERA (7 ER/13.0

Orioles option Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles tonight announced that they have optioned right-hander Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk. Wright, 26, went 3-4 with a 6.12 ERA (44 ER/64.2 IP) over 13 games (12 starts) with the Orioles this season. He started tonight’s game vs. Toronto, suffering the loss after surrendering eight earned runs on six hits over 3.2 innings. In 25 career Major League games (21 starts), Wright went

Orioles agree to terms with first-round draft selection Cody Sedlock

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with their first-round selection of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, right-hander Cody Sedlock, from the University of Illinois. Sedlock was selected with the 27th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft. Sedlock, 20, went 10-6 with a 2.96 ERA (54 ER/164.1 IP) and 175 strikeouts in 47 games (19 starts)

Chris Davis named race ambassador for Casey Cares Foundation 5K run/walk at Oriole Park

Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will serve as race ambassador for the seventh annual Casey Cares 5K Run/Walk at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, August 6, as the Orioles and OriolesREACH once again partner with the Casey Cares Foundation to host the race. “We thank the Orioles for again serving as an integral partner of Casey Cares this season,” Casey Baynes, the Executive

Orioles partner with Catholic Relief Services to host the "10,000 Meal Challenge" to fight hunger

The Orioles today announced a new partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Helping Hands, a volunteer meal-packaging program, to host the 10,000 Meal Challenge - a fundraising effort aimed at sending 10,000 meals to the women and children of Burkina Faso, West Africa. The Orioles and CRS Helping Hands will host a meal-packaging event at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, August 20, from

Orioles recall Despaigne from Triple-A, place Worley on DL

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne (pronounced oh-DREE-sah-mer deh-SPAWN-yay) from Triple-A Norfolk and placed right-hander Vance Worley on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain (retroactive to June 13). Despaigne, 29, pitched to a 3.59 ERA (25 ER/62.2 IP) with 53 strikeouts over 12 starts with the Tides this season. In six starts since May 20, he posted