"MASN All Access" podcast: Finally opening day, Davey Martinez and Nats roster

"MASN All Access" podcast: Finally opening day, Davey Martinez and Nats roster
The rain is finally gone (for now), which means the Nationals can finally open the 2018 season in Cincinnati. It also means the release of the first Nats episode of the brand-new "MASN All-Access" podcast, which goes along with the "MASN All Access" Facebook Live show. If you followed along the past couple of years with the District 34 podcast, you'll be familiar with me, "All Access" and social producer Bobby Blanco, as a host. Joining me this year on the podcast is "All Access"...
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"MASN All Access" podcast: Opening day, the rotation and expectations

"MASN All Access" podcast: Opening day, the rotation and expectations
A new baseball season means a new podcast! If you've been following along with MASNsports.com's previous Orioles podcast "Yard Work," we hope you continue to follow along with the new "MASN All Access" podcast. This new podcast will be all-encompassing under the umbrella of the "MASN All Access" Facebook Live show. "All Access" co-host and producer Paul Mancano will join me, "All Access" and social producer Bobby Blanco, twice a week for brand-new episodes all season long. Orioles...
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Orioles introduce family-friendly, affordable concessions lineup

Orioles introduce family-friendly, affordable concessions lineup
The logos on the Camden Yards field are painted. The bunting hang along the baseline walls. Opening day is just hours away. There are many questions that fill the minds of Orioles fans on the dawn of a new season. How will the starting rotation perform? Who will bat leadoff? How will the bullpen hold up without Zach Britton? But here's another offseason question that may get overlooked during the excitement of opening day: What's new to eat and drink at the ballpark this year? Just under 24...
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Orioles introduce family-friendly concessions and retail pricing as part of ongoing commitment to affordability and fan experience

Orioles introduce family-friendly concessions and retail pricing as part of ongoing commitment to affordability and fan experience
Popular local brands also added to Oriole Park's concessions lineup Further enhancing one of the most affordable, family-friendly entertainment experiences in professional sports, the Orioles have lowered the average price of several popular retail items at Oriole Park at Camden Yards for the 2018 season, and added a new range of concessions sizing and pricing options. Consistent with the club's new Kids Cheer Free program and in support of the club's family-first mission to serve families...
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Nats-Reds opening day postponed until Friday

Nats-Reds opening day postponed until Friday
The Nationals' 2018 regular season will have to wait one more day. With a 100 percent chance of rain predicted for tomorrow (and throughout much of the weekend) in Cincinnati, the Reds today announced that the opening day game against the Nationals has been postponed until Friday, March 30 at 4:10 p.m. Friday's game can be seen on MASN (not MASN2 as Thursday's game had been scheduled). All opening day festivities planned for tomorrow's opening day will now take place at the same times on...
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Opposite dugout: Pitching still poses biggest problem as Reds' rebuild comes together

Opposite dugout: Pitching still poses biggest problem as Reds' rebuild comes together
Manager: Bryan Price (5th season) Record: 68-94 (5th in NL Central in 2017) Last 10 games: Season opener Who to watch: 1B Joey Votto (.320/.454/.578 with 36 HR, 100 RBIs), 2B Scooter Gennett (.295/.342/.531 with 27 HR, 97 RBIs), 3B Eugenio Suárez (26 HR, 82 RBIs), RHP Luis Castillo (3-7, 3.12 ERA), RHP Raisel Iglesias (2.49 ERA, 28 saves) Season series vs. Nationals: First meeting (1-6 in 2017) Pitching probables: March 30: RHP Max Scherzer vs. RHP Homer Bailey, 4:10 p.m., MASN March 31: RHP...
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Nats Park 2018 lineup Part 2: What's new at the ballpark

Nats Park 2018 lineup Part 2: What's new at the ballpark
Yesterday we went through the events and promotions portion of the new 2018 lineup at Nats Park. Today we're going to take you through all the new features, concessions, retail and memorabilia concepts, and programs around the ballpark. There are some special activations throughout Nats Park for today's exhibition game today against the Twins to help fans combat the chilly forecasted temperatures. First pitch will be at 4:05 p.m., and tickets are still available at nationals.com/Tickets. This...
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Nats Park 2018 lineup Part 1: Events and promotions

Nats Park 2018 lineup Part 1: Events and promotions
The sun is shining. The days are longer. The grass is freshly cut. The smell of fresh leather and the sound of bats cracking fill the atmosphere in D.C. Baseball season is here. Fans' offseason dreams of strikeouts, home runs, stolen bases, refreshing drinks and steaming half-smokes will soon become realities with opening day just three days away and the Nationals' home opener on South Capitol St. a little over a week away. With the 2018 season about to begin, let's take a look at the...
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Orioles to honor UMBC men's basketball team's historic upset on UMBC Pride Night

Orioles to honor UMBC men's basketball team's historic upset on UMBC Pride Night
There's a reason why the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is also called March Madness. Every year, the tournament is filled with crazy and unexpected upsets. Top seeds struggle to get through their own regions, No. 5 seeds dread their first-round matchups against the No. 12 seeds and national powerhouses get eliminated by mid-major schools. Some would argue it's the best sporting event there is, and if you've been paying attention the last few weeks, you'll know that this year's edition...
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Orioles to honor UMBC men's basketball team as part of UMBC Pride Night at Oriole Park

Orioles to honor UMBC men's basketball team as part of UMBC Pride Night at Oriole Park
The Orioles announced today that they will honor the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Men's Basketball team in a special pregame ceremony on Friday, April 20 prior to the 7:05 p.m. ET game against the Cleveland Indians. The UMBC Retrievers captured the nation's attention, and made Baltimore proud, as they became the first ever 16-seed in men's basketball to defeat a 1-seed with their win over the University of Virginia in the first round of this year's NCAA Tournament. In...
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Tuesday's Rays-Orioles game at Ed Smith Stadium cancelled due to inclement weather

Tuesday's Rays-Orioles game at Ed Smith Stadium cancelled due to inclement weather
Tonight's Orioles-Rays game at Ed Smith Stadium has been cancelled due to inclement weather. There will be no makeup date. Fans holding paid tickets for tonight's game purchased online at www.orioles.com, via phone at (877) 222-2802, or directly from the Ed Smith Stadium Box Office may exchange their tickets for any of the three remaining Spring Training games at Ed Smith Stadium, subject to availability, or request a refund. Season Plan Members and fans that purchased tickets through StubHub...
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LOCASH headlines charity concert at Ed Smith Stadium

LOCASH headlines charity concert at Ed Smith Stadium
Who says the end of spring training needs to be a sad time? Yes, the ending of camp means the regular season is about to start. But after training, playing and living in an area for over a month, it can be a little bittersweet to leave your spring home for your regular season home. That can be especially said for the Orioles, who have made a longstanding commitment to the Greater Sarasota community since they moved their big league spring training operations there in 2010. So it's no surprise...
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LOCASH to headline charity concert benefiting Sarasota Academy of the Arts at Ed Smith Stadium on March 25

LOCASH to headline charity concert benefiting Sarasota Academy of the Arts at Ed Smith Stadium on March 25
Top-ranked Spring Training Venue to Host Award-Winning Country Duo The Orioles today announced a special end-of-season charitable concert featuring the award-winning country duo LOCASH on Sunday, March 25, at 7:00 p.m. ET. All proceeds from the event will benefit Sarasota Academy of the Arts Musical Theater Program. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 9, at 10:00 a.m. at www.orioles.com/LOCASH, at the Orioles Box Office at Ed Smith Stadium, and by phone at 941-893-6312. Sarasota Academy of...
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Dan Kolko to host "Nats Insider" on 106.7 The Fan every Saturday morning throughout Nats season

Dan Kolko to host "Nats Insider" on 106.7 The Fan every Saturday morning throughout Nats season
MASN's Nationals on-field reporter Dan Kolko is known by many names to our loyal fans and viewers. "MASN Dan," "DK" and "TV's Dan Kolko" are just a few examples. Starting this season, we have another nickname to add to the list: "Radio Dan." In addition to his MASN broadcast duties for this upcoming regular season, Kolko will also be hosting a weekly "Nats Insider" show on the Nationals flagship radio station 106.7 The Fan every Saturday from 8-9 a.m. The station released Kolko's...
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Orioles to host Army-Navy doubleheader, play 2019 exhibition game in Annapolis

Orioles to host Army-Navy doubleheader, play 2019 exhibition game in Annapolis
It's widely considered that the rivalry between our nation's military and naval academies is the greatest in all of American sports. And while that rivarly is mostly associated with the annual Army-Navy football game, don't think that it doesn't carry over into other sports (or just about anything, for that matter). How cool is it that we have the Naval Academy right in our backyard in historic Annapolis and get to witness this rivalry firsthand year-round? Now that rivalry is being brought...
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Orioles announce multi-dimensional partnership with the Naval Academy Athletic Association

Orioles announce multi-dimensional partnership with the Naval Academy Athletic Association
Oriole Park to host Army/Navy baseball doubleheader on March 25 and host more than 1,000 Midshipmen for "Navy Day" in August Orioles to play MLB exhibition game in Annapolis in 2019 The Orioles today announced a new, multi-year partnership with the United States Naval Academy, which will include a variety of programs and events designed to recognize and honor the U.S. Naval Academy. This multi-dimensional partnership includes four primary elements: * The Orioles and Oriole Park at Camden...
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Orioles generate record $97 million economic impact in Sarasota

Orioles generate record $97 million economic impact in Sarasota
If you make the trip down south for spring training and drive around downtown Sarasota, Fla,, you would wonder if you ever left Baltimore. The lamp posts that line the sidewalks down Main Street are draped in Birdland banners and the people walking around are dressed in orange and black. If you head over to the Ed Smith Stadium complex, you'll find Orioles fans lined up at the crack of dawn to catch a glimpse of their favorite players. The Orioles have made quite the little community in...
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Orioles generate $97 million economic impact annually

Orioles generate $97 million economic impact annually
ORIOLES GENERATE $97 MILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT ANNUALLY THROUGH YEAR-ROUND TRAINING HEADQUARTERS AND SARASOTA 365 TOURISM MARKETING INITIATIVE Team's unique tourism creation, marketing initiatives, and year-round sports, culture, and family recreational events credited for record-breaking economic impact results The economic impact of the Orioles in Sarasota continued to grow year-over-year to approximately $97 million, according to an independent economic impact analysis commissioned by...
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Nationals agree to terms with right-hander Joaquin Benoit

Nationals agree to terms with right-hander Joaquin Benoit
The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with right-handed pitcher Joaquin Benoit and placed right-handed pitcher Joe Ross on the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Benoit, 40, joins the Nationals after spending the 2017 season with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Pittsburgh Pirates. He began his 16th Major League season with the Phillies, where he struck out more than a...
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Orioles sign right-hander Chris Tillman to one-year contract

Orioles sign right-hander Chris Tillman to one-year contract
The Orioles today announced that they have signed right-hander Chris Tillman to a one-year contract. To make room on the 40-man roster, outfielder Jaycob Brugman has been designated for assignment. Tillman, 29, has gone 73-55 with a 4.43 ERA (551 ER/1118.1 IP) with 834 strikeouts in 198 starts (203 games). He has spent all nine Major League seasons with the Orioles, collecting 10-or-more wins in four-straight seasons (2013-16) and ranks tied for 12th in Orioles history (since 1954) in career...
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