MASN booth returns with prizes on Eutaw Street

MASN booth returns with prizes on Eutaw Street
Which do you prefer: attending an Orioles game during the day or at night? They both have their pluses. Baseball was intended to be played under the sun, but few experiences beat watching the game under the lights. Day or night, you'll be able to catch a full moon of sorts at Camden Yards thoughout the season. That's right, the MASN booth, hosted by Full Moon Marketing & Events, is back on Eutaw Street for select Orioles home games. And each time they're here, you'll have the chance to...
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Opposite dugout: Dominant Cubs welcome red-hot Nationals for four-game set

Opposite dugout: Dominant Cubs welcome red-hot Nationals for four-game set
Manager: Joe Maddon (2nd season) Record: 20-6 Last 10 games: 8-2 Who to watch: CF Dexter Fowler (.348/.470/.587 with 15 RBIs), 3B Kris Bryant (.303/.395/.495 with 4 HR, 17 RBIs), 1B Anthony Rizzo (9 HR, 27 RBIs), RHP Jake Arrieta (6-0, 0.84 ERA), RHP Jason Hammel (4-0, 1.24 ERA), RHP Hector Rondon (1.00 ERA with 4 saves) Season series vs. Nationals: First meeting (4-3 in 2015) Pitching probables: May 5: RHP Joe Ross vs. RHP Kyle Hendricks, 8:05 p.m., MASN2 May 6: RHP Max Scherzer vs. RHP John...
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Orioles recall infielder Ryan Flaherty from Triple-A Norfolk; place infielder J.J. Hardy on disabled list

Orioles recall infielder Ryan Flaherty from Triple-A Norfolk; place infielder J.J. Hardy on disabled list
The Orioles today announced that they have recalled infielder Ryan Flaherty from Triple-A Norfolk and placed infielder J.J. Hardy on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 2) with a left foot fracture. Flaherty, 29, has batted .200/.273/.200 in four games with the Orioles this season. Over five games with Triple-A Norfolk this season, Flaherty hit .421/.500/.474 with a double, an RBI, three runs scored and three walks. In 359 career major league games, Flaherty has batted .215/.282/.364...
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Opposite dugout: Yankees make first trip to Baltimore with offensive woes

Opposite dugout: Yankees make first trip to Baltimore with offensive woes
Manager: Joe Girardi (9th season) Record: 8-15 Last 10 games: 3-7 Who to watch: 2B Starlin Castro (.314/.352/.500 with 12 RBIs), C Brian McCann (.262/.360/.415), DH Alex Rodriguez (5 HR, 12 RBIs), RHP Masahiro Tanaka (1-0, 2.87), LHP Andrew Miller (0.00 ERA with 5 saves) Season series vs. Orioles: First meeting (9-10 in 2015) Pitching probables: May 3: RHP Luis Severino vs. RHP Chris Tillman, 7:05 p.m., MASN May 4: LHP CC Sabathia vs. Tyler Wilson, 7:05 p.m., MASN May 5: RHP Masahiro Tanaka vs....
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Nationals activate catcher Wilson Ramos

Nationals activate catcher Wilson Ramos
The Washington Nationals activated catcher Wilson Ramos from the bereavement list on Sunday and optioned catcher Pedro Severino to Triple-A Syracuse. President of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Ramos hit .316 (18-for-57) with four doubles, two home runs, eight RBI and four runs scored in 15 games prior to being placed on the bereavement list. He returns to the team after missing five games following the death of his grandfather, Jesus Campos. Severino,...
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Opposite dugout: Cardinals keeping pace in NL Central with NL-leading offense

Opposite dugout: Cardinals keeping pace in NL Central with NL-leading offense
Manager: Mike Matheny (5th season) Record: 12-10 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: LF Jeremy Hazelbaker (.310/.344/.690 with 5 HR, 13 RBIs), C Yadier Molina (.333/.422/.436 with 10 RBIs), RF Stephen Piscotty (4 HR, 15 RBIs), RHP Carlos Martinez (4-0, 1.93 ERA), RHP Seung Hwan Oh (1.50 ERA in 12 IP) Season series vs. Nationals: First meeting (4-2 in 2015) Pitching probables: April 29: RHP Stephen Strasburg vs. RHP Mike Leake, 8:15 p.m., MASN2 April 30: RHP Joe Ross vs. LHP Jaime Garcia, 2:15...
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Orioles launch Birdland Community Heroes program

Orioles launch Birdland Community Heroes program
New initiative celebrates community heroes from all walks of life The Orioles Birdland Community Heroes program honors and recognizes community heroes who inspire us through their spirited commitment to extend a hand in charity, service, hope and harmony. This recognition honors the heroism of members of our extended Orioles community from all walks of life, occupations, and diverse backgrounds living in our region, our country and abroad, who have distinguished themselves by selflessly working...
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Nationals recall catcher Pedro Severino, place catcher Wilson Ramos on the bereavement list

Nationals recall catcher Pedro Severino, place catcher Wilson Ramos on the bereavement list
The Washington Nationals recalled catcher Pedro Severino from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday and placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the bereavement list. President of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Severino, 22, joins the Nationals for his first major league assignment of the season. A defensive standout behind the plate, Severino is currently hitting .244 in 13 games with Triple-A Syracuse. Severino joined the Nationals' big league club in August, 2015,...
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Orioles reinstate right-hander Kevin Gausman from disabled list, option infielder Ryan Flaherty to Triple-A Norfolk

Orioles reinstate right-hander Kevin Gausman from disabled list, option infielder Ryan Flaherty to Triple-A Norfolk
The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Kevin Gausman from the 15-day disabled list and optioned infielder Ryan Flaherty to Triple-A Norfolk. Gausman, 25, was placed on the 15-day disabled list on April 3 (retroactive to March 25) with a right shoulder strain. He made three rehab starts with high Single-A Frederick, Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk, striking out 19 over 11 innings. In his final rehab appearance on April 20 with the Tides, Gausman struck out nine...
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Orioles claim right-hander David Hale off waivers from Colorado

Orioles claim right-hander David Hale off waivers from Colorado
The Orioles today announced that they have claimed right-hander David Hale off waivers from the Colorado Rockies. Hale has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. Hale, 28, pitched in two games for the Rockies this season and also made two starts for Triple-A Albuquerque, posting a 1.50 ERA (1 ER/6.0 IP) with the Isotopes. In 66 career major league appearances (20 starts), he has gone 10-10 with a 4.48 ERA (89 ER/178.2 IP). Originally selected by the Atlanta Braves in the third round of the 2009...
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Orioles encourage fans to "Vote Orange" and send O's players to the 2016 MLB All-Star Game

Orioles encourage fans to "Vote Orange" and send O's players to the 2016 MLB All-Star Game
The Orioles today announced that fans can begin voting to send Orioles players to the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in San Diego, Calif. This year, the Orioles are encouraging fans to vote early, vote often and "Vote Orange." MLB All-Star Game balloting will once again take place exclusively online at orioles.com/voteorange. Fans can cast their votes for Orioles players up to 35 times per email address with a maximum of five votes in a 24-hour period. Each fan who votes a minimum...
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Opposite dugout: Rays trying to take advantage of early AL East-heavy schedule

Opposite dugout: Rays trying to take advantage of early AL East-heavy schedule
Manager: Kevin Cash (2nd season) Record: 8-10 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: 2B Logan Forsythe (.303/.370/.545 with 8 RBIs), RF Steven Souza Jr. (.291/.339/.600 with 5 HR, 11 RBIs), DH Corey Dickerson (5 HR, 9 RBIs), LHP Matt Moore (1-1, 3.60 ERA), RHP Erasmo Ramirez (4-1, 1.69 ERA) Season series vs. Orioles: 0-2 Pitching probables: April 25: RHP Kevin Gasuman vs. RHP Chris Archer, 7:10 p.m., MASN April 26: RHP Ubaldo Jimenez vs. RHP Jake Odorizzi, 7:10 p.m., MASN2 April 27: RHP Chris Tillman...
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Orioles to host Autism Awareness Night on April 29

Orioles to host Autism Awareness Night on April 29
Special ticket offer allows fans to support Autism Speaks In recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, the Orioles, OriolesREACH, and major league baseball are partnering with Autism Speaks to host Autism Awareness Night on Friday, April 29, when the Orioles host the Chicago White Sox at 7:05 p.m. ET. Discounted Upper Reserve tickets are available for purchase at www.orioles.com/autism, and $5 for every ticket sold through the site will benefit Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism...
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Nationals homestand highlights April 22-28

Nationals homestand highlights April 22-28
Washington Nationals Homestand Highlights vs. Minnesota Twins (April 22-24) & Philadelphia Phillies (April 26-28) The upcoming homestand includes complimentary tickets for military service members, a giveaway item featuring Racing President Teddy and a visit from a NASA astronaut. There will also be several fun family activities, including Kids Opening Day, Scout Day and a celebration of Screech's birthday. As always, the Budweiser Terrace will feature daily happy hour specials, including...
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Opposite dugout: Struggling Twins return to D.C. for real

Opposite dugout: Struggling Twins return to D.C. for real
Manager: Paul Molitor (2nd season) Record: 5-11 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: 1B Joe Mauer (.339/.472/.482 with 5 RBIs), 3B Tevor Plouffe (.302/.333/.535 with 6 RBIs), DH/1B Byung Ho Park (4 HR, 5 RBIs), RHP Ervin Santana (0-1, 3.15 ERA, 18 K) Season series vs. Nationals: First meeting (1-2 in 2013) Pitching probables: April 22: RHP Kyle Gibson vs. LHP Gio Gonzalez, 7:05 p.m., MASN April 23: RHP Phil Hughes vs. RHP Tanner Roark, 1:05 p.m., MASN April 24: RHP Ervin Santana vs. RHP Stephen...
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Nationals Patriotic Series & Military Branch Days return

Nationals Patriotic Series & Military Branch Days return
Nationals to offer complimentary tickets to service members on Wednesday, April 27 to celebrate Military Appreciation Day The Washington Nationals will mark the return of the Patriotic Series presented by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) when the team hosts Military Appreciation Day on Wednesday, April 27. To pay tribute to the men and women who serve in the U.S. military, the Nationals will offer complimentary tickets to military service members and their families for...
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Opposite dugout: Blue Jays return to Baltimore, where they clinched AL East in 2015

Opposite dugout: Blue Jays return to Baltimore, where they clinched AL East in 2015
Manager: John Gibbons (9th season) Record: 7-7 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: 3B Josh Donaldson (.309/.377/.691 with 5 HR, 13 RBIs), DH Edwin Encarnacion (.309/.339/.455), RF Jose Bautista (.289/.458/.622 with 10 RBIs), RHP Marco Estrada (1-1, 2.77 ERA), RHP Roberto Osuna (4 saves, 3.00 ERA) Season series vs. Orioles: First meeting (11-8 in 2015) Pitching probables: April 19: RHP Marcus Stroman vs. RHP Mike Wright, 7:05 p.m., MASN April 20: RHP R.A. Dickey vs. RHP Ubaldo Jimenez, 7:05 p.m.,...
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Opposite dugout: Young talent showing signs of Phillies' improvement

Opposite dugout: Young talent showing signs of Phillies' improvement
Manager: Pete Mackanin (2nd season) Record: 5-5 Last 10 games: 5-5 Who to watch: 1B Ryan Howard (3 HR, 6 RBIs), 3B Maikel Franco (.333/.405/.576 with 2 HR, 5 RBIs), 2B Cesar Hernandez (.294/.314/.382), RHP Jeremy Hellickson (1-0, 11 K, 1.54 ERA), RHP Jeanmar Gomez (4 saves, 1.80 ERA) Season series vs. Nationals: First meeting (7-12 in 2015) Pitching probables: April 15: RHP Joe Ross vs. RHP Jeremy Hellickson, 7:05 p.m., MASN April 16: RHP Max Scherzer vs. RHP Aaron Nola, 7:05 p.m., MASN April...
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Orioles announce Mother's Day and Father's Day Catch on the Field events for fans

Orioles announce Mother's Day and Father's Day Catch on the Field events for fans
Mother's Day Catch on the Field tickets on sale this Friday at 11 a.m. The Orioles today announced that they will host a special Catch on the Field opportunity for parents and their children on both Mother's Day and Father's Day this season. The Mother's Day Catch on the Field will take place on Sunday, May 8, prior to the 1:35 p.m. game against the Oakland Athletics, while the Father's Day Catch on the Field will be on Sunday, June 19, prior to the 1:35 p.m. game against the Toronto Blue...
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Opposite dugout: Red Sox hoping big spending leads to big turnaround of fortune

Opposite dugout: Red Sox hoping big spending leads to big turnaround of fortune
Manager: John Farrell (4th season) Record: 3-2 Last 10 games: 3-2 Who to watch: DH David Ortiz (2 HR, 5 RBIs, .294/.368/.765), 1B Hanley Ramirez (10 hits, .455/.478/.727), OF/IF Brock Holt (2 HR, 8 RBIs), LHP David Price (1-0, 3.00 ERA), RHP Craig Kimbrel (1 save, 0.00 ERA) Season series vs. Orioles: First meeting (8-11 in 2015) Pitching probables: April 11: RHP Yovani Gallardo vs. LHP David Price, 2:05 p.m., MASN April 12: RHP Mike Wright vs. RHP Clay Buchholz, 7:10 p.m., MASN April 13: RHP...
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