The Orioles today announced that they have outrighted RHPs ALFREDO SIMON (reinstated from 60-day DL) and BOB McCRORY and LHP RICH HILL (reinstated from 60-day DL) to Triple-A Norfolk after all three cleared waivers, removing them from the 40-man roster. Simon, 28, went 0-1 with a 9.95 ERA (6.1IP, 7ER) in two starts for the Orioles. He left his second start on April 14 at
The Orioles today announced that they have hired JEFF DATZ as Major League Bench Coach. Datz spent the past eight seasons on the Major League coaching staff for the Cleveland Indians, including four seasons as the Bench Coach. The 2010 season will be Datz's 29th in professional baseball. After a nine-year career as a player, which included a Major League stint with the Detroit Tigers
In celebration of their new spring training home, the Baltimore Orioles will join with The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau to host Orioles Family FanFest--a free event for the entire community--at Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday, November 14 from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. The afternoon will feature autograph sessions with current and former Orioles players, Orioles giveaways, fan forums,
The Washington Nationals today named Casey McKeon Director of Player Procurement and Jay Robertson Special Assistant to the General Manager. Nationals Senior Vice President and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. McKeon joins the Nationals after spending the previous seven seasons with the Colorado Rockies, where he was Assistant to the General Manager to Dan O'Dowd, the Rockies Executive Vice President and General Manager.
The Washington Nationals today announced the creation of a Speakers Bureau, intended to provide professional organizations and higher learning institutions with the opportunity to hear from Nationals Front Office Executives about the business of baseball. Nationals employees well-versed in their trade are available to speak on topics including, but not limited to, ballpark/facility operations, media relations, marketing, community outreach, broadcasting, history of baseball in Washington,
The Washington Nationals today named Roy Clark Vice President of Player Personnel, Johnny DiPuglia Director of Latin American Operations and Doug Harris Director of Player Development. The Nationals also promoted Kris Kline to Director of Scouting. Nationals Senior Vice President and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements.
(Washington D.C.) -- MASN, the local leader in live sports entertainment, will televise East Carolina's Homecoming game against Rice on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. live from Greenville. The exclusive production highlights MASN's three year partnership with East Carolina University. MASN's coverage features veteran Pirates broadcaster Patrick Kinas providing play-by-play and former ECU kicker Kevin Miller, who still holds the career record for successful PATs, doing
The Orioles today announced that they have exercised their option for the 2010 season on the contract of MANAGER DAVE TREMBLEY. This season is Trembley's 25th in professional baseball. He won two league titles and earned Manager of the Year awards in three leagues in 20 years managing in the minor leagues before joining the Orioles as bullpen coach and field coordinator in 2007. After