Orioles option right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne to Triple-A Norfolk

Following tonight’s game, the Orioles announced that they have optioned right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne to Triple-A Norfolk. Despaigne, 29, surrendered four runs over three innings of relief in tonight’s game against Houston. He went 0-2 with a 5.60 ERA (17 ER/27.1 IP) in 16 games with the Orioles this season.

Orioles make three roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne and catcher Francisco Peña from Triple-A Norfolk, and placed catcher Matt Wieters on the paternity leave list. Despaigne, 29, pitched to a 3.48 ERA (29 ER/75.0 IP) over 15 starts with Triple-A Norfolk this season, including surrendering one earned run over his last two starts (9.0 IP) with the Tides. In 15 games with

Nationals active Zimmerman, Lobaton from disabled list

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab assignment and reinstated first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and catcher Jose Lobaton on Saturday. Right-handed pitcher A.J. Cole and catcher Pedro Severino were optioned to Triple-A Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Zimmerman, 31, returns to the Nationals’ active roster after missing 16 games with a left wrist contusion. The veteran first

Orioles option right-hander Tyler Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk

Following tonight’s game, the Orioles announced that they have optioned right-hander Tyler Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk. Wilson, 26, surrendered four runs over two innings of relief in tonight’s game against Houston. He went 4-6 with a 5.38 ERA (54 ER/90.1 IP) in 20 games (13 starts) with the Orioles this season.

Nationals recall RHP A.J. Cole

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher AJ Cole from Triple-A Syracuse on Thursday and optioned outfielder Brian Goodwin to Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Cole, 24, joins the Nationals for his first Major League call-up of the 2016 season. The right-hander is 8-8 with a 4.26 ERA in 22 starts for Triple-A Syracuse this year. Making

Singer/songwriter Jenae Cherry to debut original song at Oriole Park on Aug. 19

Following the 7:05 p.m. game against the Houston Astros on Friday, August 19, country music artist Jenae Cherry will debut an original, Orioles-inspired song entitled “Don’t Miss the Magic” at Oriole Park. Cherry will perform the song as part of a set before the postgame fireworks display, which is presented by Baltimore Area Credit Unions. “Don’t Miss the Magic” will be available for free that

Nationals sign two-year player development contract extension with Hagerstown Suns

The Washington Nationals announced the signing of a two-year player development contract extension with the Hagerstown Suns of the Single-A South Atlantic League on Tuesday. The extension, which begins in 2017, runs through the 2018 season. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo, Nationals vice president and senior advisor to the general manager Bob Boone, assistant general manager and vice president of

Orioles recall Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk; place Darren O'Day on the disabled list

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk and placed right-hander Darren O’Day on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to August 12) with a right shoulder rotator cuff strain. Wilson, 26, has gone 4-6 with a 4.98 ERA (47 ER/85.0 IP) in 17 games (13 starts) with the Orioles this season. Over 26 career major league games (18 starts),