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Wednesday's Pirates-Orioles game postponed due to rain

Teams will play a single-admission doubleheader Thursday, May 1 at 4:05 p.m. Tonight's game between the Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates has been postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader tomorrow, May 1 at 4:05 p.m.Fans with tickets for tonight's game will need to exchange their tickets to attend the doubleheader. Tickets for the previously postponed April 29

Orioles sign infielder/outfielder Steve Pearce to a major league contract

The Orioles today announced that they have signed infielder/outfielder Steve Pearce to a major league contract. Pearce, 31, went 1-for-7 in three games with the Orioles earlier this season. He was designated for assignment on April 22 and released on April 27.

Tuesday's Pirates-Orioles game postponed due to rain; game rescheduled for Thursday, May 1 at 7:05 p.m.

Tonight's game between the Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates has been postponed due to rain and will be made up on Thursday, May 1 at 7:05 p.m. Tickets for the April 29 game will be honored for the May 1 7:05 p.m. game. No exchange is necessary, and fans should bring their original tickets to the ballpark gates for admission to Thursday's game. Eutaw Street gates

Nationals recall right-hander Ryan Mattheus, option right-hander Taylor Jordan to Triple-A Syracuse

The Washington Nationals today recalled right-handed reliever Ryan Mattheus from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League and optioned right-handed starter Taylor Jordan to Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Mattheus, 30, joins the Nationals after pitching in eight games for Triple-A Syracuse, working in both short relief as well as multi-inning appearances. In 10 innings of work,

Orioles recall infielder Jemile Weeks from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled infielder Jemile Weeks from Triple-A Norfolk. Weeks, 27, batted .296/.451/.481 (16-54) with four doubles, three triples and seven RBI in 17 games for the Tides.

Orioles option left-hander T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk

Following Friday's game, the Orioles announced that they have optioned left-hander T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk. McFarland, 24, posted a 2.25 ERA (4.0IP, 1ER) in two appearances with the Orioles since being recalled from Triple-A Norfolk on April 22. The southpaw worked 3.0 innings in relief tonight, allowing one run on five hits. A corresponding move will be announced tomorrow.

Orioles encourage fans to Vote Orange and help send O's players to the 2014 MLB All-Star Game

Online voting begins tonight; in-park voting set to begin on Sunday with return of Vote Orange Rewards Program After a successful 2013 campaign, in which first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones, and shortstop J.J. Hardy were selected by the fans to start the 2013 All-Star Game, the Orioles are again encouraging fans to vote early, vote often, and "Vote Orange" in 2014. Online

Orioles license plate charity auctions on Orioles.com

Auctions for World Series plate numbers 1966, 1970 and 1983 begin Wednesday at noon. The Orioles today announced a series of Orioles license plate online auctions through www.orioles.com/plates in honor of the club's 60th anniversary. Fans will have the opportunity to commemorate a birthday, anniversary, or their favorite Orioles season with these plates, which feature the popular cartoon bird logo. Beginning today until April 30,

Orioles recall left-hander T.J, McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk; Infielder/Outfielder Steve Pearce designated for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled left-hander T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk anddesignated infielder/outfielder Steve Pearce for assignment. McFarland, 24, has posted a 1.84 ERA (14.2IP, 3ER) in three starts for Norfolk, striking out 18 while walking four. Pearce, 31, is 1-for-7 in three games with the Orioles this season.

Nationals recall right-hander Aaron Barrett, option left-hander Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse

The Washington Nationals today recalled right-handed reliever Aaron Barrett from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League and optioned left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeno to Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. In two appearances since being optioned to Triple-A on April 12, Barrett, 26, collected two saves and did not allow a run in 2.1 innings pitched. He surrendered

Nats activate Span from DL, option Souza to Triple-A

The Washington Nationals today recalled from rehab and reinstated outfielder Denard Span from the 7-Day Disabled List and optioned outfielder Steven Souza Jr. to Syracuse of the Triple-A International League. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Span, 30, rejoins the Nationals after going 2-for-4 with two RBI, three runs, three walks and a stolen base in two rehab

Nationals recall left-hander Xavier Cedeno, option right-hander Blake Treinen to Triple-A Syracuse

The Washington Nationals today recalled left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeno from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned right-hander Blake Treinen to Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. In three appearances with Triple-A Syracuse this season, Cedeno has tossed 3.2 scoreless innings. Cedeno has allowed just one hit, walked one and struck out four while holding opponents to a .077 batting

Orioles unveil additional 60th anniversary interactive elements for fans

In celebration of their 60th Anniversary season, the Orioles are offering fans several opportunities to share their memories of six decades of Orioles baseball and participate in year-long contests for a chance to win a variety of prizes. * #OsInstaMemories Project: A season-long endeavor, the #OsInstaMemories Project will compile Orioles-related photographs in a variety of categories, including this month's theme, "Ballpark Experience." Fans are encouraged

Tonight's Rays-Orioles game postponed due to rain; Make-up date will be announced shortly

Tonight's game between the Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays has been postponed due to rain. An announcement regarding the make-up date will be announced as soon as possible. Fans are encouraged to keep their tickets and parking until more information is made available Additionally, the Jackie Robinson tribute jerseys, which the Orioles were to wear tonight, will be worn at a later date.

Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2014 class

Charles "Lefty" Driesell, Johnny Holliday, Olaf "Olie" Kolzig, Ted Lerner, George Solomon, Michael Weiss and Chris Weller will be awarded the prestigious honor before April 27 Nationals-Padres Game Seven new members of the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame will be honored during pregame festivities prior to the Washington Nationals series finale against the San Diego Padres on Sunday, April 27 at Nationals Park. This

Nats place Zimmerman on DL, recall Walters from Triple-A Syracuse

The Washington Nationals today recalled infielder Zach Walters from Triple-A Syracuse and placed third baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day Disabled List with a right thumb fracture. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Walters has worked to a .290 batting average in nine games for Triple-A Syracuse this season, with a .303 on-base percentage and .452 slugging percentage.

Nationals select right-hander Blake Treinen & recall outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from Triple-A Syracuse, option Aaron Barrett & place Denard Span on 7-day disabled list

The Washington Nationals today selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned right-handed reliever Aaron Barrett there. Additionally, the team recalled outfielder Steven Souza Jr. and placed outfielder Denard Span on the 7-day Disabled List with a concussion. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Treinen, 25, made one start for Triple-A this season

Orioles continue mobile-exclusive check-in promotions at Oriole Park

The Orioles have announced new promotions available exclusively within the free MLB.com At the BallparkĀ® application at Oriole Park during the 2014 season. MLB.com At the BallparkĀ® offers mobile check-in, social media, special offers, rewards and exclusive content for anyone with an Android smartphone or iPhone. Incentives for fans to "check-in" using MLB.com At the BallparkĀ® include offers that will reward fans at every home

Orioles acquire right-hander Guilmet from Indians, move Reimold to 60-day DL

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired right-hander Preston Guilmet from Cleveland in exchange for minor league outfielder Torsten Boss, and optioned Guilmet to Triple-A Norfolk. Guilmet, 26, owns a lifetime 2.57 ERA (297.2IP, 85ER) and 90 saves in 196 games (15 starts) over five minor league seasons in the Cleveland system. He has struck out 9.8 batters per 9.0 innings and walked 1.9

Nationals place outfielder Scott Hairston on DL, recall first baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore from Syracuse

The Washington Nationals today placed outfielder Scott Hairston on the 15-Day Disabled List with a left oblique strain and recalled first baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. The 27-year-old Moore joins the Nationals after hitting .265 (13-for-49) with a double, home run and six RBI in 20 Grapefruit

Four players in running as voting for Orioles and AT&T Fans' Choice Bobblehead returns in 2014

After an overwhelming fan response the past two seasons, the Orioles have announced the return of the AT&T Fans' Choice Bobblehead promotion for 2014. Fans will once again be able to select the player they want to be immortalized in a bobblehead giveaway, scheduled to be distributed during Fan Appreciation Weekend on Sunday, September 21 to the first 25,000 fans age 15 and over. Fans

Nationals place Ramos on 15-day DL, recall Leon

The Washington Nationals today placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to April 1, with a left hamate fracture and recalled catcher Sandy Leon from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Ramos, 26, sustained the injury in Monday's season opener at Citi Field. The 25-year-old Leon is a switch-hitting

Orioles "Birdland Passport" program returns in 2014

The Orioles announced today that the club will continue the Birdland Passport program, designed to reward fans who visit Oriole Park at Camden Yards and the Orioles' local minor league affiliates. All five minor league affiliates - the Norfolk Tides, Bowie Baysox, Frederick Keys, Delmarva Shorebirds, and Aberdeen IronBirds - will continue to participate in the program. "America's most family-friendly and affordable sports entertainment option

Orioles, City Council president continue partnership for fourth annual President's Cup

The Orioles and City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young today announced the revamped fourth annual President's Cup. This year, the annual tournament will be replaced with a citywide Showcase game to be held on Saturday, April 5 at 1:00 p.m. at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The showcase will feature an East vs. West game featuring of public and private high school players from

Orioles active on field, in community during 2014 spring training campaign in Sarasota

The major league Orioles began the 2014 regular season in Baltimore this week, following a spring training season that set a new, per-game average attendance record and celebrated the Sarasota area community with a series of game-day events to benefit local youth and non-profits. Although the major league team won't play games at Ed Smith Stadium again until 2015, the club will continue to maintain

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