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Statement from Peter Angelos on the passing of public relations director Monica Barlow

Orioles Managing Partner Peter Angelos issued the following statement regarding the passing of Orioles Public Relations Director Monica Barlow. "It was with deep sadness that I learned of Monica's passing this morning. In her 14 years with the club, she was a beloved member of the Orioles family, starting as an intern and becoming Director of Public Relations. Over the past four and a half

Orioles announce 2014 spring training opening day plans for Saturday

The Orioles have announced plans for the first game of their 2014 spring training season and their fifth season in Sarasota. The team will face the Toronto Blue Jays at Ed Smith Stadium this Saturday, March 1, at 1:05 p.m. and host Military Appreciation Day. Pre-game ceremonies will air live on television in the Sarasota area on SNN6 beginning at 12:30 p.m. All fans in

The countdown to opening day begins with the Washington Nationals "March to Baseball" campaign

New and renewing Season Plan Holders are automatically entered into 30 days of drawings for 30 once-in-a-lifetime prizes and experiences throughout the month of March. Fans can sign up for new Season Plans now at www.nationals.com/MarchToBaseball With Opening Day in the nation's capital just around the corner, the Washington Nationals are proud to unveil the March to Baseball campaign, an exciting promotion that gives the

Orioles to hold season ticket Tag Day on Saturday, March 8

With the start of the season fast approaching, the Orioles will host the return of Tag Day on Saturday, March 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Tag Day gives fans interested in purchasing either a full or partial Season Plan for the 2014 season the opportunity to "try out" their seats before they buy. Available seats will be

Orioles sign free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz to a one-year contract

The Orioles today announced that they have signed free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz to a one-year contract. Cruz, 33, was an American League All-Star for the second time in 2013, batting .266/.327/.506 with 27 home runs and 76 RBI in 109 games for Texas. Since becoming a regular in 2009, Cruz has hit at least 22 home runs in each of the last five seasons,

Washington Nationals announce 2014 Fan Choice Bobblehead Vote

Beginning today, Washington Nationals fans will have the opportunity to help select the sixth uniformed bobblehead of the upcoming season, presented by PNC Bank. The Fan Choice Bobblehead Vote will run all week long, allowing fans to choose between pitcher Tyler Clippard, first baseman Adam LaRoche or manager Matt Williams for the final bobblehead of the 2014 promotional schedule. Nationals fans can vote for their

Orioles announce the band "America" to headline All-American Family Day & Concert on April 6

The Baltimore Orioles announced that Grammy Award-winning band "America" will headline the All-American Family Day & Concert festivities on Sunday, April 6 at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota. Part of the Orioles' "Arts in the Ballpark" event series and the Legacy of Valor campaign, the day of free, family-oriented activities will include a ceremony to honor veterans, a celebrity softball game, hands-on activities, and will

Orioles sign free agent right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez to a four-year contract

The Orioles today announced that they have signed right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez to a four-year contract. Jimenez, 30, is 82-75 with a 3.92 ERA (1275.2IP, 556ER) in 212 career games (211 starts) with Colorado and Cleveland. Among pitchers with at least 1,000 innings pitched since 2008, Jimenez ranks 6th in all of baseball with 0.7 HR/9.0 IP, tied for 7th with 195 starts, and 8th with

Orioles sign right-hander Suk-min Yoon to a three-year contract

The Orioles today announced that they have signed right-hander Suk-min Yoon (pronounced syuck-min you-n) to a three-year contract. Yoon would become the first Korean-born player in club history, and the 16th in major league history, when he makes his big league debut. Yoon, 27, has gone 73-59 with a 3.19 ERA (1129.0IP, 400ER) in nine seasons with the KIA Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization

Orioles claim infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes off waivers from Miami

The Orioles today announced that they have claimed infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes off of waivers from Miami. Paredes, 25, spent 2013 in the Houston organization, batting .287/.345/.462 with 16 stolen bases in 86 games for Triple-A Oklahoma City and .192/.231/.248 in 135 plate appearances for the Astros. In seven minor league seasons, Paredes is a career .289/.324/.428 hitter with 166 stolen bases in 219 attempts. He

Nationals acquire catcher Jose Lobaton in four-player deal with the Rays

Nationals also obtain power lefthander Felipe Rivero and outfielder Drew Vettleson, place Erik Davis on 60-Day DL The Washington Nationals today acquired catcher Jose Lobaton, outfielder Drew Vettleson and left-handed pitcher Felipe Rivero from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for right-handed pitcher Nathan Karns. The Nationals also placed right-handed pitcher Erik Davis on the 60-Day Disabled List with a right elbow sprain. Nationals President

MASN announces 2014 Nationals broadcast schedule

MASN, the television home of the Washington Nationals, today announced its Major League Baseball schedule for the 2014 season. Once again, all Nationals games broadcast by MASN will be available in crystal-clear high definition, including the March 31 season opener against the New York Mets in Flushing, N.Y. Other highlights of MASN's 2014 Nationals schedule include interleague series against the Baltimore Orioles (July 7-8 and

MASN announces 2014 Orioles broadcast schedule

MASN, the television home of the Baltimore Orioles, today announced its Major League Baseball schedule for the 2014 season, the team's 60th anniversary campaign. Once again, all Orioles games broadcast by MASN will be available in crystal-clear high definition, including the season opener at Camden Yards against the World Series champion Boston Red Sox on March 31. Other highlights of MASN's 2014 Orioles schedule include

#FeelGoodFriday: MASN showcasing inspiring sports stories

There are so many reasons why I love sports. Growing up, playing sports was such an amazing experience, teaching me the meaning of teamwork and bringing me so many friends. Then, as I grew out of playing sports every day, I realized how strong of an impact watching sports can have on a person's life. While athletes' drive, determination and talent are inspirational on their

Orioles, Wieters agree to terms on 2014 contract

The Orioles tonight announced that they have agreed to terms with CA MATT WIETERS on a one-year contract, thus avoiding arbitration. Wieters, 27, batted .235/.287/.417 with 22 home runs and 79 RBI in 148 games for the Orioles in 2013 and threw out 35 percent of potential base stealers (24 of 68). In his five seasons with the Orioles, Wieters has batted .255/.319/.420 with 87

Washington Nationals announce 2014 NATITUDE Flex Packs

Beginning today at 10:00 a.m., the Washington Nationals will once again offer popular NATITUDE Flex Pack ticket packages for the upcoming season, allowing fans to select four games among five affordable packs and receive a fifth game FREE. The 2014 Flex Packs allow fans to secure seats to some of the hottest games of the season, including the March 29 exhibition game against the Detroit

Orioles add three to scouting staff

The Orioles also announced today the hiring of special assignment scout Dave Machemer and amateur scouts Jeff Stevens and Dan Durst. Machemer, who managed in the Orioles organization from 1998-2001, has 39 years of experience in professional baseball as a manager, instructor and player, including over 1,600 wins as a manager. Stevens, who appeared in 33 games as a reliever for the Cubs from 2009-11,

Orioles add three to corporate partnerships department

The Orioles today announced they have added three new members to their corporate partnerships department as Ray Naimoli, Cathy Jerome and Bill Marriott have joined the organization. Naimoli will serve as Senior Manager of Corporate Partnership Sales, where he will develop strategic, customized marketing plans for new and returning corporate partners. Naimoli joins the Orioles after spending 10 years in sponsorship sales with the Baltimore

Washington Nationals 2014 group theme nights calendar

Washington Nationals fans will be able to take advantage of an exciting lineup of group theme nights throughout the 2014 season, including the return of the ever-popular Pups in the Park, Scout Day and Youth Baseball and Softball Day games. The 2014 group theme night calendar includes: * DECA Day - April 10: All local members of the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) are

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