The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a two-year contract with catcher Kurt Suzuki on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Suzuki, 35, joins the Nationals after hitting .271 with 24 doubles, 12 home runs, 50 RBI, 22 walks, and 45 runs scored in 105 games for the Atlanta Braves in 2018. Suzuki posted a .485 slugging
The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher James Bourque on Monday, adding him to the team’s 40-man roster. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Bourque, 25, went 4-2 with six saves and a 1.70 ERA (10 ER/53.0 IP) in 41 games between Single-A Potomac and Double-A Harrisburg in 2018. He led all Nationals Minor Leaguers (min.
The Orioles today announced that Mike Elias has been named the club’s next Executive Vice President and General Manager. Elias will oversee all baseball operations for the club and have full autonomy to build his staff and make decisions on all baseball matters that he believes will make the Orioles successful on the field, entertaining to fans, and impactful in the community. Elias just completed
MASN, the mid-Atlantic’s leader in live sports entertainment, will broadcast more than 70 men’s and women’s Division I college basketball games during the 2018-19 season, offering its viewers a lineup featuring local powerhouse Georgetown, top-ranked teams and tournament action. The regional sports network’s hoops schedule will air on both MASN and MASN2, and features games from key men’s conferences and some of the top women’s
The finalists for the annual Baseball Writer’s Association of America awards were announced Monday on MLB Network, and the Washington Nationals have two players among the honorees. Right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer is one of the finalists for the 2018 National League Cy Young award and left fielder Juan Soto is a top three finisher for the 2018 Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year award. Scherzer
The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a conditional option with right-handed pitcher Trevor Rosenthal on Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Rosenthal, 28, posted a 2.99 ERA and 121 saves in 328 appearances across six Major League seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals from 2012-17. During that stretch, he ranked among Major
The Orioles have agreed to terms with the following four international players: OF KEVIN INFANTE, an 18-year-old out of Cuba OF ANGEL GOMEZ, a 17-year-old out of Venezuela RHP KELVIN LAROCHE, a 19-year-old out of the Dominican Republic SS GILBERT MACHADO, a 17-year-old out of Venezuela Director of Player Development Brian Graham provided the following quote: “Infante is a right-handed-hitting corner outfielder who also possesses
The Baltimore Orioles and OriolesREACH are once again joining KidsPeace to host a Halloween-themed race to benefit children in foster care. The ninth annual Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk will start and end at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, October 27, beginning at 8:00 a.m. ET. Halloween costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded to the first three male and female finishers, the first