Nationals agree to terms on seven-year contract with right-hander Max Scherzer

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with 2013 American League Cy Young Award winner right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer on a seven-year contract on Wednesday. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Scherzer, 30, joins the Nationals after seven Major League seasons with the Detroit Tigers (2010-14) and Arizona Diamondbacks (2008-09), and on the heels of back-to-back All-Star campaigns. Scherzer is

Orioles spring training tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24

Individual tickets for all 16 of the Orioles' spring training games at Ed Smith Stadium will go on sale this Saturday, January 24 at 10:00 a.m. It is recommended that fans purchase tickets online or by phone. Fans interested in season tickets, five-game flex-plans, or group tickets, or those wishing to receive additional spring training ticket information may call the Orioles spring training office at

Orioles agree to terms with Davis, Matusz, Tillman and Wieters

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with infielder Chris Davis, left-hander Brian Matusz, right-hander Chris Tillman and catcher Matt Wieters on one-year contracts, thus avoiding arbitration. Davis, 28, hit .196/.300/.404 with 26 home runs and 72 RBI in 127 games for the Orioles in 2014. Matusz, 27, was 2-3 with a 3.48 ERA (51.2IP, 20ER) in 63 games for the Orioles

Nationals acquire infielder Yunel Escobar from Oakland Athletics

The Washington Nationals acquired infielder Yunel Escobar from the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday in exchange for right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Escobar, an eight-year Major League veteran, joins the Nationals after stops in Atlanta (2007-10), Toronto (2010-12) and Tampa Bay (2012-14). He was traded to the A's just four days ago (Jan. 10), along

Orioles FanFest autograph vouchers on sale Saturday at orioles.com

Vouchers for autograph sessions at the Orioles' 2015 FanFest will go on sale Saturday, January 17, at 10:00 a.m. The list of autograph session times and participants will be posted online for preview at www.orioles.com/fanfest by 9:00 p.m. on Friday, January 16. Orioles FanFest will be held on Saturday, January 31 at the Baltimore Convention Center from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with early entry

Nationals acquire catcher Dan Butler

The Washington Nationals acquired catcher Dan Butler from the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, in exchange for left-handed pitcher Danny Rosenbaum. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Butler, 28, joins the Nationals after six seasons in the Red Sox organization. The right-handed hitting catcher appeared in seven Major League games for Boston in 2014, starting five behind the plate

Orioles agree to terms with right-hander Tommy Hunter on one-year contract

The Orioles tonight announced that they have agreed to terms with right-hander Tommy Hunter on a one-year contract, thus avoiding arbitration. Hunter, 28, went 3-2 with a 2.97 ERA (60.2IP, 20ER) and a career-high 11 saves in 60 games with the Orioles in 2014. Over 226 games (75 starts) in the majors, Hunter is 42-31 with a 4.32 ERA (616.1IP, 296ER) and 15 saves.

Orioles return to CBS Radio's 105.7 The Fan

New agreement marks return of Orioles baseball to dedicated FM station; Partnership includes exclusive, year-round Orioles programming The Orioles today announced a new multi-year deal naming CBS Radio's 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM) the flagship station of the Orioles Radio Network. Beginning in 2015, fans will be able to hear all 162 Orioles regular season games, select spring training contests, and extensive Orioles programming on 105.7