Orioles select contract of LHP Ashur Tolliver from Double-A Bowie

The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Ashur Tolliver from Double-A Bowie. Tolliver, 28, went 1-1 with a 2.42 ERA (7 ER/26.0 IP), two saves, and 25 strikeouts in 18 games with the Baysox this season, including holding left-handed hitters to a .212 batting average (7-for-33). Originally selected by the Orioles in the fifth round of the 2009 First-Year Continue reading ....

Orioles acquire right-hander Brandon Barker and left-hander Trevor Belicek from Braves in exchange for lefty Brian Matusz

The Orioles tonight announced that they have acquired minor leaguers right-hander Brandon Barker and left-hander Trevor Belicek from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for left-hander Brian Matusz and a Competitive Balance Round B pick (76th overall) in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft. Barker, 23, went 3-2 with a 2.00 ERA (10 ER/45.0 IP) and 40 strikeouts in nine games (eight starts) with Double-A Mississippi this

Nationals exercise option on president of baseball operations & GM Mike Rizzo

Washington Nationals managing principal owner Theodore N. Lerner announced Saturday that the team has picked up president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo’s contract option, keeping him with the club through the 2018 season. The Nationals exercised the option before the June 15th deadline, according to plan. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “We are pleased with the job Mike has done

Nationals to recognize 2016 Honorary Bat Girl contest winner

Major League Baseball announced the winners of the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl contest last week, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting the fight against the disease. The Honorary Bat Girl for the Washington Nationals is Corinne Irwin of Washington, D.C. She will be recognized on NatsHD and will be announcing play ball before

Orioles infielder Manny Machado to host BaseBOWL Tournament benefiting Baltimore City Department of Parks and Recreation

Orioles infielder Manny Machado will host his third annual Manny Machado BaseBOWL Tournament, a celebrity charity event to support Baltimore City’s Department of Recreation and Parks onSunday, May 15. The sold-out event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Mustang Alleys Bar, Bowling and Bistro, located at 1300 Bank Street in Baltimore. Nearly all of Machado’s teammates are expected to attend including

Orioles-Rays to play split-admission doubleheader on June 25

The postponed game between the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, April 9, has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 25, at 1:05 p.m. ET as part of a split-admission doubleheader. The second game of the doubleheader, originally scheduled for 4:05 p.m., will now begin at 7:05 p.m. Separate admission is required for each game. Both games will be broadcast live on MASN and the

Nationals agree to contract extension with RHP Stephen Strasburg

The Washington Nationals agreed to a seven-year contract extension with right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. One of the premier starting pitchers in the Major Leagues, Strasburg will remain under contract with the only professional organization he has ever known through the 2023 season. The No. 1 overall selection in the 2009

Father's Day catch on the field tickets on sale Tuesday at 11 a.m.

The Orioles today announced that tickets for the Father’s Day Catch on the Field opportunity for parents and their children will go on sale this Tuesday, May 10, at 11:00 a.m. ET. The Father’s Day Catch on the Field will be held on Sunday, June 19, prior to the 1:35 p.m. game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Fans may purchase one of two ticket packages