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Orioles outright infielder Dan Johnson and outfielder Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have outrighted infielder Dan Johnson and outfielder Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk. Johnson, 34, went 0-for-5 in three games with the Orioles after having his contract selected on September 13. He batted a combined .250/.378/.439 with 21 home runs and 70 RBI in 138 games with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the Yankees system (133 games) and Norfolk (five games) in

Nationals name Matt Williams field manager

The Washington Nationals today announced the hiring of 47-year-old Matt Williams as their field manager. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. This is the first big league managerial position of Williams' coaching career. Williams joins the Nationals organization after spending the previous four seasons on Kirk Gibson's coaching staff in Arizona, the last three as Diamondbacks' third base

Orioles win three Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, tied for most in MLB in 2013

Earlier tonight Rawlings announced that three Orioles - shortstop J.J. Hardy, center fielder Adam Jones and third baseman Manny Machado - have been named this year's American League Gold Glove Award recipients for defensive excellence at their respective positions. The Orioles and Kansas City Royals led the American League with three award winners each in 2013. This marks the second straight year the Orioles have

Orioles name Dave Wallace pitching coach

The Orioles today announced they have named Dave Wallace as their new pitching coach. Wallace brings a decade of experience as a major league pitching coach to his new role, including the 2004 World Series champion Boston Red Sox and 2000 National League champion New York Mets. He has worked as a pitching coach for four major league teams - the Houston Astros (2007), Red

Orioles, Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program team up to fight hunger in Sarasota area

The Orioles and the Mayors' Feed the Hungry Program are teaming up again this year to collect and distribute food to help people in need in the Sarasota area. Beginning November 1, the Orioles will collect non-perishable food items at Ed Smith Stadium and will host the charity's Thanksgiving Sorting Day at the stadium on November 22. "Hosting the Mayors' Feed the Hungry food sorting

Orioles Reach, Buck and Angela Showalter host Kidspeace 5k/1-mile walk at Oriole Park this Saturday

The Baltimore Orioles, OriolesREACH and Manager Buck Showalter and his wife Angela have partnered with KidsPeace to host the fourth annual Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk at Oriole Park this Saturday, November 2. Proceeds from the event benefit KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland and Washington D.C., including KEYS (KidsPeace Empowering Youth to Succeed), a program that prepares youth for independence through life-skills training. Participants

Orioles announce pumpkin carving contest for fans

One lucky fan to win Trick-or-Treating with the Oriole Bird. In the spirit of the season, the Orioles today announced a pumpkin carving contest for fans with a grand prize of trick-or-treating with the Oriole Bird. Fans may enter by carving an Orioles-themed pumpkin and posting a photo of their creation using the hashtag #OsPumpkin on a public Instagram account. The entry period begins today

Orioles announce 2014 spring training schedule

The Orioles today announced their 2014 Grapefruit League schedule, which opens Friday, February 28 with a 1:05 p.m. game in Port Charlotte against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Orioles' home opener will be Saturday, March 1 at 1:05 p.m. against the Toronto Blue Jays. 2014 marks the fifth consecutive spring training for the Orioles in Sarasota, and the fourth in the renovated Ed Smith Stadium.

Orioles announce Arts in the Ballpark event series at Ed Smith Stadium

The Baltimore Orioles will host "Arts in the Ballpark," a series of arts and entertainment events for the public at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota beginning this fall. With free and low-cost offerings featuring family-friendly concerts, hands-on activities, and even a holiday ice show, the series will appeal to a wide range of tastes and interests. "The Orioles are excited to present the 'Arts in

Chris Davis named Orioles' nominee for 2013 Hank Aaron Award

Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media announced that Chris Davis was named the Orioles' nominee for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award. Fans can vote exclusively online at MLB.com and the 30 Club sites. For the fourth straight year, a special panel of Hall of Fame players led by Hank Aaron will join fans in voting for the award, which is officially sanctioned by Major

Jayson Werth named Nationals' nominee for Hank Aaron Award

Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media announced that right fielder Jayson Werth was named the Nationals' nominee for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award. Fans can vote exclusively online at MLB.com and the 30 Club sites. For the fourth straight year, a special panel of Hall of Fame players led by Hank Aaron will join fans in voting for the award, which is officially sanctioned

Orioles outright right-hander Eric Beaulac to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Eric Beaulac from the 15-day disabled list and outrighted him to Triple-A Norfolk. Beaulac, 26, had his contact selected from Double-A Bowie and was placed on the disabled list with a torn labrum in his right hip on September 1. He appeared in 12 games for Class-A Frederick and Double-A Bowie in 2013, going 1-0 with

Statement from Peter Angelos on the passing of Tom Clancy

"For decades, Tom Clancy entertained millions with his novels and enjoyed producing no fewer than 17 best-sellers. He was an extraordinary storyteller who had an ability to keep readers on the edge of their seats. His passion for the military was evident in his efforts to ensure that the men and women who serve our country were properly recognized for their service and commitment. "While

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