Nationals recall right-hander Lucas Giolito

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned right-handed pitcher Koda Glover to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Giolito returns to the Nationals to make the third start of his Major League career, for which he’ll take the ball on Sunday afternoon vs. the San Diego Padres. Currently

O's place Jimenez on paternity list, recall Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk and placed right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on the paternity leave list. Wilson, 26, has gone 4-6 with a 5.22 ERA (47 ER/81.0 IP) in 16 games (13 starts) with the Orioles this season. Over 25 career Major League games (18 starts), he is 6-8 with a 4.69 ERA (61 ER/117.0 IP). The

Orioles recall Dariel Álvarez from Triple-A Norfolk, place Joey Rickard on disabled list

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled outfielder Dariel Álvarez from Triple-A Norfolk and placed outfielder Joey Rickard on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 21) with a right thumb ligament injury. Álvarez, 27, batted .280/.315/.382 (104-for-372) with 26 doubles, four home runs, 34 runs scored and 40 RBIs over 93 games this season with Triple-A Norfolk. He walked in his only plate

Nationals select contract of right-hander Koda Glover

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Koda Glover from Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday and optioned right-handed pitcher Reynaldo Lopez to Syracuse. Additionally, left-handed pitcher Nick Lee was designated for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Glover, 22, has advanced through three levels of Washington’s Minor League system this season, going 3-0 with six saves

Orioles to host book signing with Jim Palmer on July 22

The Orioles today announced that they will host a book signing featuring Baseball Hall of Famer and Orioles legend Jim Palmer on Friday, July 22. Palmer will sign copies of his new book, “Nine Innings to Success,” from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET at the Official Orioles Team Store at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Fans can purchase the book at the signing for

O's select contract of left-hander Donnie Hart from Double-A Bowie

The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of left-hander Donnie Hart from Double-A Bowie. Hart, 25, was named a 2016 Eastern League All-Star, going 2-0 with a 2.31 ERA (10 ER/39.0 IP), two saves, and 43 strikeouts over 33 games with Double-A Bowie this season. He registered at least one strikeout in 27 of his 33 games and held left-handed hitters to

Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame announces 2016 class

Christine Brennan, Marco Etcheverry, Patrick Ewing, Frank Herzog, Earl Lloyd, Dexter Manley, Missy Meharg, Bob Milloy, Hymie Perlo, Phil Perlo and Harold Solomon will be honored during a pregame ceremony on July 17 at Nationals Park The 11 new members of the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame will be honored during a pregame ceremony on Sunday, July 17 at Nationals Park, before the Nationals

Crush Davis, sidekick Samson to be featured in Aug. 20 bobblehead giveaway

The Orioles have announced that Birdland superhero Crush Davis and his English Bulldog sidekick, Samson, will be featured on a unique bobblehead giveaway on Saturday, August 20, when the Orioles host the Houston Astros at 7:05 p.m. ET. Both Davis and Samson will be depicted in their traditional superhero attire with heads that bobble. Crush Davis is based on the alter ego of Orioles first