Nationals announce 2018 spring training schedule

The Washington Nationals announced their 32-game 2018 Spring Training schedule on Monday, featuring 15 home games at their spring home, The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, in West Palm Beach, Fla. The Nationals will begin their 2018 Grapefruit League slate at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, serving as the “road team” on Feb. 23 vs. Houston. They will play their first true road game

Nationals add two players to 40-man roster

The Washington Nationals selected the contracts of third baseman Kelvin Gutierrez and right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez on Monday, adding them to the team’s 40-man roster. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Gutierrez, 23, is coming off a season in which he was named a Carolina League mid-season All-Star after hitting .288 with 10 doubles, six triples, two homers,

Orioles announce season debut of "Orioles Hot Stove Show" on 105.7 The Fan

The Orioles today announced the return of the weekly “Orioles Hot Stove Show” on CBS RADIO’s 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM), the flagship station of the Orioles Radio Network. Beginning on November 30, fans will be able to enjoy one hour of Orioles news, analysis, special guests, and more each week live on 105.7 The Fan from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. Orioles Radio Network

Max Scherzer wins National League Cy Young Award

Washington Nationals right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer was named the 2017 National League Cy Young Award winner on Wednesday night, in an announcement made by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America on MLB Network. Scherzer has now taken home the game’s top pitching honor in back-to-back seasons and for the third time in his career. Scherzer is now one of just 10 pitchers in Major League

Nationals add Henry Blanco to coaching staff

The Washington Nationals finalized manager Dave Martinez’s coaching staff on Wednesday, adding Henry Blanco as the bullpen coach. Blanco joins bench coach Chip Hale, pitching coach Derek Lilliquist, hitting coach Kevin Long, first base coach Tim Bogar, third base coach Bobby Henley, and assistant hitting coach Joe Dillon. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Blanco, 46, joins the

Daniel Murphy wins Silver Slugger

Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy was honored as the Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award winner for National League second basemen on Thursday night, the second consecutive season in which Murphy has earned this prestigious award. Louisville Slugger made the announcement on MLB Network. Murphy, who won the first Silver Slugger Award of his career in 2016, is the third player in Nationals history (2005-present)

Nationals announce additions to major league coaching staff

The Washington Nationals announced the majority of manager Dave Martinez’s coaching staff on Thursday, making the additions of bench coach Chip Hale, pitching coach Derek Lilliquist, hitting coach Kevin Long, first base coach Tim Bogar, third base coach Bobby Henley, and assistant hitting coach Joe Dillon official. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Hale, 52, joins the Nationals

OriolesREACH to host eighth annual Birdland Golf Classic in Lakewood Ranch

The Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club will host eventto benefit the Miracle League of Manasota On Tuesday, February 13, the Orioles will hold the Eighth Annual OriolesREACH Birdland Golf Classic at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. to benefit the Miracle League of Manasota, an organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for every person to play baseball, regardless of their ability. Registration is