Orioles announce plans for 2019 Dream Week in Sarasota

Orioles fans will once again be able to enjoy a week filled with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities at the club’s 2019 Dream Week, from January 27-February 2, 2019 in Sarasota, Fla. Open to adults, regardless of ability, Dream Week provides fans with an opportunity to play at the Orioles’ year-round baseball facilities in Sarasota at Ed Smith Stadium and the Buck O’Neil Baseball Complex. Dream Week offers

Nationals renew player development contract with short-season Single-A Auburn

The Washington Nationals announced the signing of a two-year Player Development Contract extension with the Short-season Single-A Auburn Doubledays on Thursday. The extension, which begins in 2019, runs through the 2020 season. 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

Mark D. Lerner named Managing Principal Owner of Nationals

Today, the Washington Nationals announced that Theodore N. Lerner has stepped down as Managing Principal Owner of the team. His son, Mark D. Lerner, will now serve in this role. Mark has served as one of the principal owners of the Nationals since the Lerner family purchased the team in July 2006. Major League Baseball formally approved Mark as the team’s “control person” earlier today

Nationals agree to terms with 22 players from First-Year Player Draft

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with 22 players selected in Major League Baseball’s 2018 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations & General Manager Mike Rizzo and Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement. The signed players are listed in bold here.

Nationals recall right-hander Erick Fedde

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned right-handed pitcher Trevor Gott to Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Fedde, 25, returns to the Nationals to make his second Major League start of the 2018 season. In 11 starts for Triple-A Syracuse, Fedde is 3-2 with a 4.76 ERA.

Orioles invite fans to watch "Stars of Tomorrow" during Gulf Coast League season at Ed Smith Stadium

The Orioles invite fans of all ages to enjoy summer baseball at Ed Smith Stadium as the Gulf Coast League Orioles take the Main Field for 28 home games beginning Tuesday, June 19. The 28-game home slate also includes family-friendly events with community partners, giveaways, and daily food specials. Admission and parking are free, though fans are encouraged to bring a non-perishable item to benefit

Nationals reinstate second baseman Daniel Murphy

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated second baseman Daniel Murphy from the 10-day disabled list and optioned infielder Adrian Sanchez to Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Murphy, 33, joins the Nationals after missing the first 64 games of the season rehabilitating from offseason right knee surgery. He went 9-for-37 (.243) with

Orioles agree to terms with first-round draft selection Grayson Rodriguez

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with their first round selection of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, right-hander Grayson Rodriguez, from Central Heights (TX) High School. Rodriguez was selected with the 11th overall pick in the first round of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. Rodriguez, 18, was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game First Team Senior Preseason All-American and to the Texas