Nationals announce 2018 minor league staff

The Washington Nationals announced their Minor League managers, coaches and coordinators for the 2018 season on Friday. Nationals Vice President and Senior Advisor to the General Manager Bob Boone, Assistant General Manager and Vice President, Player Personnel Doug Harris and Director of Player Development Mark Scialabba made the joint announcement. * Randy Knorr returns to the dugout after spending the previous two seasons (2016-17) as

Orioles Health & Fitness Challenge returns to Sarasota County middle schools Jan. 22

Starting January 22, middle schoolers in Sarasota County will hit the gym to learn about healthy lifestyles through the Orioles Health & Fitness Challenge. Launched in 2016 in partnership with Sarasota County Schools, Health Fit Powered by Sarasota Memorial, and SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco), the program teaches students about the importance of physical fitness, healthy eating, and tobacco-free living. During the five-week Challenge, more

Nationals agree to terms with infielder/outfielder Howie Kendrick

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a two-year contract with infielder/outfielder Howie Kendrick on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Kendrick, 34, returns to Washington after hitting .293 with eight doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 25 RBI, 11 walks and 24 runs scored in 52 games for the Nationals. He was acquired from Philadelphia on

Orioles individual game tickets got on sale Jan. 25

Individual game tickets for the 2018 season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards will go on sale Thursday, January 25, at 2:00 p.m. ET. Tickets will be available online at www.orioles.com/tickets, by phone at 1-888-848-BIRD, and on-site at Oriole Park and the Orioles Official Team Store at the York Galleria in York, Pa. The box office at Oriole Park will be open Monday through Saturday

Registration closes Jan. 26 for OriolesREACH Birdland Golf Classic

Golfers have until Friday, January 26 to register for the eighth annual OriolesREACH Birdland Golf Classic scheduled for Tuesday, February 13 at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. Individuals and foursomes are invited to participate with Orioles players and coaches in the event, which benefits the Miracle League of Manasota, an organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for every person to play

Orioles avoid arbitration, agree to terms with five players

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with infielder Tim Beckham, right-hander Brad Brach, left-hander Zach Britton, catcher Caleb Joseph and infielder Manny Machado on one-year contracts, avoiding arbitration. Beckham, 27, hit .306/.348/.523 (66-for-216) with 13 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs, 36 runs scored, and 26 RBI in 50 games with the Orioles. He was named American League Player of the

Orioles FanFest autograph vouchers on sale Jan. 17 at Orioles.com

Vouchers for autograph sessions at Orioles FanFest will go on sale Wednesday, January 17, at 10:00 a.m. ET. 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 Tuesday, January 16. Orioles FanFest will be held on Saturday, January 27, at the Baltimore Convention Center from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with early entry for

Orioles spring training tickets on sale Saturday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m.

Fans encouraged to purchase online at Orioles.com Individual tickets for all 16 of the Orioles’ Spring Training games at Ed Smith Stadium will go on sale this Saturday, January 13 at 10:00 a.m. ET. It is recommended that fans purchase tickets online. 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