Orioles select the contract of infielder Christian Walker from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of infielder Christian Walker from Triple-A Norfolk. Walker, 23, was named the 2014 Brooks Robinson Minor League Player of the Year. He hit a combined .288/.357/.489 with 53 extra-base hits, 96 RBI and 73 runs scored in 139 total games with Double-A Bowie (.301/.367/.516 in 95 games) and Triple-A Norfolk (.259/.335/.428 in 44 games), leading

Statement from managing principal owner Ted Lerner on Nationals clinching NL East

The Washington Nationals released the following statement this evening after clinching the NL East Division Championship: "We are so proud of this organization," said Ted Lerner, Managing Principal Owner of the Washington Nationals. "Watching them clinch their second NL East Division Championship in three years means so much to our fans, our city and our family. Mike Rizzo and Matt Williams should be commended for

Orioles announce series of "We Won't Stop" rallies

The Orioles today announced a series of rallies to generate excitement for the team's push for the postseason. A "We Won't Stop" street team will travel throughout Baltimore and surrounding areas over the next few weeks, with appearances at the Hard Rock Café in the Inner Harbor on September 18 and October 1, Stevenson University on September 29, and the plaza at Pratt and Light

Orioles encourage fans to wear orange as part of "Orange Out" tonight at Oriole Park

In support of the quest for an American League East Division title, the Orioles are asking fans to show their support by wearing the color orange to tonight's 7:05 p.m. game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Oriole Park. As part of the "Orange Out," the Orioles are also encouraging fans to use the hashtags #OrangeOut and #WeWontStop across social media platforms. Tickets starting

Nick Markakis named Orioles nominee for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet

Beginning Tomorrow, Fans Can Vote on ChevyBaseball.com for the National Recipient and Register for a Chance to Win a Trip to the 2014 World Series Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Nick Markakis was named the Orioles 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Markakis is one of the 30 Club finalists for the

Orioles and American Heart Association to celebrate partnership with Baltimore Heart Ball launch event

Prior to the September 17 game against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Orioles will host the American Heart Association and top donors for the 2015 Baltimore Heart Ball on the Centerfield Roof Deck for a special partnership launch event. The pregame activities will be highlighted by two on-field check presentations to the American Heart Association - one from the Orioles, and one from the event

Tickets for potential Nats NLDS games will go on sale Monday, Sept. 22 at 10 a.m.

The Washington Nationals announced today that tickets for potential Postseason National League Division Series games at Nationals Park will go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 22 at 10 a.m. A maximum of four tickets for each game may be purchased either online at nationals.com/postseason or by calling 888.632.NATS(6287) on a first come, first served basis. Tickets will be unavailable for purchase

Nationals sign two-year working agreement with Single-A Potomac

The Washington Nationals today announced the signing of a two-year Player Development Contract extension (which begins in 2015) with the Potomac Nationals of the Single-A Carolina League through the 2016 season. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Nationals Vice President of Player Personnel Bob Boone, Assistant General Manager and Vice President of Player Development Doug Harris and Director of Player Development