Smoking will no longer be allowed at Camden Yards, as the Maryland Stadium Authority will enact a ban on all lighted tobacco products at its baseball and football stadiums, effective March 4. The measure, announced in a Feb. 25 press release, prohibits the “the burning of a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, or any other matter or substance that contains tobacco” within the Camden Yards Sports
The Orioles announced this afternoon that they will wear a patch honoring former manager Earl Weaver on their jersey sleeve during the 2013 season. Weaver, the fiery skipper known for managing the Orioles’ pennant-winning teams of the late 1960s and early 1970s, died Jan. 19 at 82 on an Orioles fan cruise in the Caribbean. His passing turned FanFest at the Convention Center into a
The Orioles’ first Grapefruit League game is just a day away. MASN will keeping you updated on all things spring training, so be sure to give Roch Kubatko a follow on Twitter and us a follow on Instagram. There was much news around the Sarasota, Fla., facility this week, including Jair Jurrjen’s agreement to a minor league deal and the contract extension of reliever Darren
Baseball’s back. Spring training officially started Tuesday with pitchers and catchers reporting to Sarasota. With almost all players reported to camp, both coaches and the media have started to get their first looks at the roster. Nolan Reimold is healthy and working on regaining full strength. The outfielder is coming off last year’s neck injury and surgery, which ended his season. Also, Nick Markakis is
When you’re a rookie on the baseball beat, you’re caught between a rock and a hard place. You want to act the part, be professional and do your job - which is a little hard when you’re suddenly smack-dab in the middle of a major league clubhouse, chatting up the same players you previously cheered for from the stands. It’s wonderful to realize a lifelong
Four more days. Spring training is almost here, with pitchers and catchers set to report Tuesday. One player that will not be reporting to Sarasota is pitcher Joe Saunders, who reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with the Mariners last night. With Saunders now a Mariner, Jake Arrieta and Jair Jurrjens will be vying for a rotation spot. On Monday, the Orioles agreed to terms
Podcaster, administrative assistant at Google and saxophone player. You could label 30-year-old Sam Dingman a Renaissance man. And this offseason, the 30-year-old is looking to add another title to his resume: MLB Fan Cave Dweller. Since 2010, the MLB Fan Cave has given a few baseball die-hards the opportunity to spend a season in its event space in New York City, with their ultimate goal
Did you know that the Orioles used 26 pitchers last season? Yes, Chris Davis counts. As the O’s look toward spring training, they have many pitchers to evaluate, including their newest acquisition, Jair Jurrjens. The former Braves hurler is expected to be officially introduced next week. The Birds signed 31-year-old Chris Dickerson to a minor-league deal, which includes an invitation to spring training, on Tuesday.