Nationals reinstate SS Trea Turner

The Washington Nationals reinstated shortstop Trea Turner from the 10-day disabled list on Friday and designated infielder Grant Green for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Turner, 23, returns to the Nationals after missing 10 games with a right hamstring strain. The fleet-footed shortstop appeared in two extended spring training games this week in West Palm Beach,

Nationals expand partnership with Inova Sports Medicine to provide uniforms for Northern Virginia youth baseball leagues

Today, the Washington Nationals announced the expansion of the Nationals Youth Baseball Uniform Program into Northern Virginia, in partnership with Inova Sports Medicine, the official hospital network and sports medicine partner of the Nationals. The Nationals Youth Baseball Uniform Program was launched in 2015 in an effort to support and promote kids playing baseball and softball in the area. The Uniform Program provides, at no

Layer3 TV signs deal to carry MASN

Washington, D.C. -- Layer3 TV announced today it now carries Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) and MASN2 in HD. Both networks are included in the allHD™ Platinum package and available to every Layer3 TV subscriber in the Washington, D.C., metro area, including Maryland and Virginia. Layer3 TV subscribers can immediately start tuning in to MASN and MASN2. The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) carries all available Baltimore

Nationals recall right-hander Joe Ross

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Joe Ross from Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday and placed left-handed pitcher Sammy Solis on the 10-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Ross, who will start for Washington on Wednesday night vs. Atlanta at SunTrust Park, joins the Nationals for his first Major League assignment of

Orioles acquire left-hander Paul Fry from Mariners

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired left-hander Paul Fry from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for 2016-17 International Signing Bonus Slot No. 105. To make room on the 40-man roster, right-hander Parker Bridwell has been designated for assignment. Fry, 24, has gone 13-14 with a 2.89 ERA (76 ER/237.0 IP), 12 saves, and 290 strikeouts over 151 career minor league games (six starts).

Nationals host Jackie Robinson Day and Black Heritage Day on Saturday

WHAT: On Saturday, April 15, 70 years to the day that Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball, the Washington Nationals will host Black Heritage Day. This year’s Black Heritage Day event falls on the same day as the league-wide Jackie Robinson Day celebration. During the pregame ceremony and the game itself, the Nationals will honor the contributions of African-Americans to the

Orioles acquire right-hander Damien Magnifico from Brewers

The Orioles tonight announced that they have acquired right-hander Damien Magnifico from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for 2016-17 International Signing Bonus Slot No. 15. To make room on the 40-man roster, right-hander Jason García has been designated for assignment. Magnifico, 25, has gone 23-20 with a 3.71 ERA (140 ER/339.2 IP) in 148 career minor league games (41 starts). He made his Major League

Orioles to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

In recognition of the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball, the Orioles will honor Robinson’s legacy during Saturday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays at 1:07 p.m. ET. All Orioles uniformed personnel will wear No. 42, Robinson’s retired number, joining all other Major League teams in honoring Robinson’s historic achievement. Each player’s game-worn No. 42 jersey will be