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O's excercise option on Ayala, decline option on Reynolds, add Clark to 40-man roster

The Orioles today announced that they have exercised the 2013 club option on right-hander Luis Ayala and declined their 2013 option on infielder Mark Reynolds, who remains arbitration eligible. Ayala, 34, went 5-5 with a 2.64 ERA (75.0IP, 22ER) in 66 appearances for the O's in 2012, allowing one earned run or fewer in 59 outings. Reynolds, 29, batted .221/.335/.429 with 23 home runs and

O's lead MLB with three Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipients

Earlier tonight Rawlings announced that three Orioles - shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam Jones and catcher Matt Wieters - have been named this year's American League Gold Glove Award recipients for defensive excellence at their respective positions. The Orioles were the only team to have three players honored and one of only two MLB teams (also New York Yankees) with more than one selection

Nats' LaRoche earns Gold Glove

Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche today was named the recipient of the 2012 National League Rawlings Gold Glove for first basemen. The defensive citation is the first of LaRoche's career. LaRoche led all National League first baggers this season in fielding percentage (.995), games started (149) and innings (1323.1). At 6.1, LaRoche also paced NL first basemen (min. 1000 innings) in Ultimate Zone Rating,

Orioles team up to fight hunger in Sarasota County

The Baltimore Orioles and OriolesREACH, the ballclub's charitable arm, are teaming up with Sarasota County charities to fight hunger in the local community. The first initiative will benefit the Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program through a 12-day food drive and a sorting day hosted on November 16 at Ed Smith Stadium, the Orioles' year-round training facility and home for the Spring Training season. "Families and

Buck Showalter named AL Manager of the Year by Sporting News

Buck Showalter of the Baltimore Orioles has been named the American League's Manager of the Year within Sporting News 2012 MLB Awards, presented by Gillette Odor Shield. Showalter turned a 93-loss team from 2011 into a 93-win team in 2012, ending the franchise's streak of 14 consecutive losing seasons. And he did it with a third baseman playing first base, a first baseman playing right

Davey Johnson named Sporting News NL Manager of the Year

Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals has been named the National League's Manager of the Year within SN's 2012 MLB Awards, presented by Gillette Odor Shield. Johnson not only delivered the Nationals' first winning record since the team relocated to Washington, D.C., in 2005, he led the team to a major-league best 98 wins during the regular season. Johnson accomplished that thanks to a dominant

MASN Oriole's Mobile Opt-Out Survey Sweeps Rules OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES AND REGULATIONS

The following rules and requirements (the "Official Rules") govern the MASN'S Mobile opt-out survey Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"): NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND WHERE

MASN Nationals' Mobile Opt-Out Survey Sweeps Rules OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES AND REGULATIONS

The following rules and requirements (the "Official Rules") govern the MASN'S Mobile opt-out survey Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"): NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND WHERE

Tickets for potential NLCS games go on sale Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 9 a.m.

The Washington Nationals announced today that tickets for potential National League Championship Series (NLCS) games at Nationals Park, including a limited number of Standing Room Only tickets, will go on sale to the general public Wednesday, October 10 at 9:00 a.m. ET. A maximum of two tickets for each game may only be purchased online at nationals.com/postseason or by calling 888.632.NATS(6287) on a first come,

ALCS tickets to go on sale to public Tuesday

The Orioles today announced that American League Championship Series tickets for potential Games 3, 4 and 5 in Baltimore (labeled as Home Games 1, 2 and 3, respectively) will go on sale to the general public tomorrow, Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00 a.m. exclusively online at www.orioles.com/postseason. Ticket availability is expected to be limited and tickets may sell out quickly. Season Plan Holders have already

MASN to air 11 Georgetown men's basketball games in 2012-13

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's basketball team will have 11 games carried on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN), with five non-league games and six BIG EAST Conference games airing on the official network for the Hoyas. Highlighted conference games that will air on MASN include the BIG EAST opener at Marquette on Saturday, Jan. 5 (2 p.m.). Other games include home contests against Providence

Orioles announce roster for American League Division Series

The Orioles have announced their roster for the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees. INFIELDERS/OUTFIELDERS/DH (11) Robert Andino INF Endy Chavez OF Chris Davis RF Ryan Flaherty INF Lew Ford OF JJ Hardy SS Adam Jones CF Manny Machado 3B Nate McLouth OF Mark Reynolds 1B Jim Thome DH CATCHERS (2) Taylor Teagarden CA Matt Wieters CA PITCHERS (12) Luis Ayala RHP

Nationals announce 25-man roster for National League Division Series

The Washington Nationals today announced their 25-man roster for the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Manager Davey Johnson's roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and five outfielders: Pitchers (12 - 5 LHP/7 RHP) LHP Sean Burnett LHP Ross Detwiler LHP Gio Gonzalez LHP Michael

Orioles announce roster for wild card game

The Orioles have announced their roster for tonight's American League Wild Card game against the Texas Rangers. INFIELDERS/OUTFIELDERS/DH (12) Robert Andino INF Endy Chavez OF Chris Davis RF Ryan Flaherty INF Lew Ford OF JJ Hardy SS Adam Jones CF Manny Machado 3B Nate McLouth OF Omar Quintanilla INF Mark Reynolds 1B Jim Thome DH CATCHERS (2) Taylor Teagarden CA Matt Wieters CA PITCHERS (11)

Gio Gonzalez wins 2012 Warren Spahn Award

The Warren Spahn Award board of directors announced today that Gio Gonzalez of the Washington Nationals is the 2012 Spahn Award winner. The Spahn Award is presented annually by the Bricktown Rotary Club of Oklahoma City and the Jim Thorpe Association to the best left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball based on a pitcher's wins, strikeouts and earned run average. Farmers Insurance is the presenting

Marriott Foundation Donates $250,000 to Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy

The Washington Nationals Dream Foundation is excited to announce that The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation has committed $250,000 in support of the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. In appreciation of this gift, the Marriott Foundation will be recognized as a Founding Partner of the Youth Baseball Academy and will receive naming rights for one of the facility's three new baseball fields. In

Nats to make select number of standing room only tickets for NLDS available today

Due to unprecedented demand and excitement surrounding the Washington Nationals first NL East Division Championship, the team will release a limited number of Standing Room Only tickets this afternoon in advance of the National League Division Series games. Beginning at 4:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, October 3, Nationals fans can purchase Standing Room Only tickets at nationals.com/postseason or via phone by calling 888.632.NATS(6287). Standing Room Only

Bryce Harper voted NL Rookie of the Month for September

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has been voted National League Rookie of the Month for the month of September. In 28 September contests, Harper led the Majors with 26 runs scored while ranking second among all National Leaguers with a .651 slugging percentage and 69 total bases. Harper's seven homers and 35 hits ranked first among N.L. rookies, while his .330 (35-for-106) batting average was

Orioles announce potential tiebreaker ticket sale

The Orioles today announced that tickets for a possible tiebreaker game to be played at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Thursday, October 4 will go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, October 2, exclusively online at www.orioles.com. Full and 29-game Season Plan Holders who paid their postseason invoice have already received tiebreaker tickets along with their postseason tickets and will be charged only if a tiebreaker

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