The Washington Nationals today placed right-handed pitcher Ryan Mattheus on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to May 20, with a fractured right hand, optioned outfielder Eury Perez to Syracuse of the Triple-A International League, recalled right-handed pitcher Yunesky Maya from Syracuse and selected left-handed pitcher Fernando Abad from Syracuse. Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Abad, 27,
The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Miguel Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled list and optioned right-hander Jair Jurrjens to Triple-A Norfolk. Gonzalez, 28, was placed on the DL on May 9, retroactive to May 4, with a right thumb blister. He is 2-2 with a 4.58 ERA (35.1IP, 18ER) in six starts this season and will make tonight's start against New York.
The Orioles today announced that they have recalled infielder/outfielder Danny Valencia from Triple-A Norfolk. Valencia, 28, is batting .306/.339/.600 with 14 doubles, 11 home runs and 35 RBI in 40 games for the Tides this season, including seven home runs in his last 10 games and a line of .324/.381/.838 with six home runs in 37 at-bats against left-handed pitching. He has hit .316/.359/.472 in
The Orioles announced after tonight's game that they have optioned infielder Ryan Flaherty to Triple-A Norfolk. Flaherty, 26, is batting .133/.228/.233 in 30 games for the Orioles this season. A corresponding roster move will be announced tomorrow.
The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of right-hander Jair Jurrjens and recalled right-hander Jake Arrieta from Triple-A Norfolk. Jurrjens will start this afternoon's game against Tampa Bay. Additionally, outfielder Nolan Reimold has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 12, with a right hamstring strain, and right-hander Alex Burnett has been optioned to the Tides. To make room
The Washington National Opera, in conjunction with the Washington Nationals, will present the fifth annual Opera in the Outfield at Nationals Park featuring a live simulcast of the legendary American musical Show Boat on Saturday, May 18. The event is free and open to the public and will take place rain or shine. Gates will open at 5 p.m. for "pregame" activities, including entertainment and
Summer isn't complete without Orioles baseball, and the team's new Birdland Summer 6-Pack ticket offer gives fans the opportunity to watch the Birds take on a variety of opponents, including the Yankees and Red Sox, at a discounted rate over the remaining months of the season. For as little as $54, fans will select tickets to six Orioles home games, including two prime games, all
The Orioles, in partnership with Majestic, have announced a special opportunity for fans to play catch on the field for the first time on Father's Day, Sunday, June 16, prior to their game against the Boston Red Sox. Fans may purchase one of two ticket packages that include a pair of tickets for the 1:35 p.m. game and a 25-minute pre-game session of catch on