Orioles announce 2017 schedule

The Orioles today announced that they will open the 2017 season at Oriole Park against the Toronto Blue Jays as part of a five-game homestand beginning with Opening Day on Monday, April 3. The Orioles will continue the first homestand of the season with a three-game series against the New York Yankees, April 7-9. The Orioles will again host each American League East divisional opponent

Orioles to host Fall Instructional League in Sarasota

The Baltimore Orioles will host the team’s Fall Instructional League at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota with games that are free and open to the public from September 19 through October 11. The Instructional League program focuses on specific individual development while providing additional playing time to accelerate a player’s progress through the minor league system. Games are played on the Main Field, with parking

Tickets for NLDS games on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for Nationals Insiders

The Washington Nationals announced today that tickets for potential National League Division Series games at Nationals Park will go on sale for Nationals Insiders on Friday, September 16, at 10:00 a.m. (available for purchase online only). Fans can still guarantee access to ALL 2016 Postseason games by becoming a NATS PLUS Member for the 2017 season. By placing a deposit for a 2017 Full or

Nationals renew player development agreements with Auburn Doubledays, Potomac Nationals

The Washington Nationals renewed their player development contracts through the 2018 season with Single-A Auburn of the New York-Penn League and Single-A Potomac of the Carolina League. 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 Player Personnel Doug Harris and Director of Player Development

Orioles attract prestigious Wilson Premier Classic Tournament to Sarasota

The Baltimore Orioles will host one of the nation’s top amateur baseball tournaments, the Wilson Premier Classic, in Sarasota from September 15-18 at Ed Smith Stadium and the Buck O’Neil Baseball Complex at Twin Lakes Park. “The Wilson Premier Classic showcases young amateur players for dozens of professional and college scouts,” said David Rovine, Vice President of Orioles-Sarasota. “We expect approximately 1,000 players and coaches

Orioles reinstate right-hander Chris Tillman from the 15-day disabled list

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Chris Tillman from the 15-day disabled list. Tillman, 28, was placed on the disabled list with right shoulder bursitis on Aug. 24 (retroactive to Aug. 21). He is 15-5 with a 3.76 ERA (64 ER/153.0 IP), 126 strikeouts and 15 quality starts over 26 outings this season. The Orioles have gone 20-6 in games in which

Nationals reinstate RHP Stephen Strasburg and INF Stephen Drew

The Washington Nationals reinstated right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg and returned from rehab and reinstated infielder Stephen Drew from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Strasburg, who will start on Wednesday night vs. the Atlanta Braves, missed 16 games with right elbow soreness in his most recent disabled list stint. The right-hander, who

Zimmerman named Nats' nominee for Roberto Clemente Award; Rodriguez Seat 21 honoree

Major League Baseball today announced that Ryan Zimmerman was named the Washington Nationals’ 2016 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a player from each MLB Club who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off