Orioles announce tickets for FanFest on sale today

Orioles announce tickets for FanFest on sale today
The Orioles announced today that tickets are now on sale for the club's annual FanFest event on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at the Baltimore Convention Center. Orioles FanFest, presented by Visit Sarasota County, will feature appearances by current and former Orioles players and coaches as part of a day-long celebration of baseball that will also include clinics, exhibits and interactive games. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with early entry for Orioles Season Plan Members...
Continue reading

Orioles acquire right-hander Logan Verrett

Orioles acquire right-hander Logan Verrett
This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster move: * Acquired right-hander Logan Verrett from the New York Mets in exchange for cash considerations. The 40-man roster is currently at 36 players.
Continue reading

"Orioles Classics" rewind: 1996 ALDS and walking off the Red Sox

"Orioles Classics" rewind: 1996 ALDS and walking off the Red Sox
The Winter Meetings are finally here, with here being just a short trip down the road from Baltimore to National Harbor! Make sure you're keeping up with the latest Orioles news and happenings right here on MASNsports.com. Meanwhile, if you want to watch actual baseball games, MASN is airing a memorable Orioles playoff series throughout the week and topping it off with an walk-off win over the Red Sox. What more could O's fans ask for? Here's the Winter Meetings week schedule of "Orioles...
Continue reading

Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon named NL Comeback Player of the Year

Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon named NL Comeback Player of the Year
Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon was named the 2016 National League Comeback Player of the Year on Tuesday in an announcement made by Major League Baseball on MLB Network. Rendon was joined by the American League honoree, Boston Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello. The Comeback Player of the Year Awards are officially sanctioned by Major League Baseball and presented annually to one player in each league who has re-emerged on the field during the season. The 30 club beat...
Continue reading

Relive "Nationals Classics": Wild finishes and pitching gems

Relive "Nationals Classics": Wild finishes and pitching gems
How's everyone feeling post-Thanksgiving? Were you able to walk off some of those extra pounds gained on Thursday? Well if you weren't able to, I've got some good news for you baseball fans: We are officially one week away from the Winter Meetings at National Harbor! MASN is leading you up to baseball's big offseason event in our own backyard with a jam-packed week of Nationals walk-offs and pitching gems. Take a look at this week's "Nationals Classics" schedule on MASN: Monday, Nov. 28,...
Continue reading

OriolesREACH to host seventh annual Birdland Golf Classic in Lakewood Ranch

OriolesREACH to host seventh annual Birdland Golf Classic in Lakewood Ranch
On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Orioles will hold the seventh annual OriolesREACH Birdland Golf Classic at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., to benefit the Miracle League of Manasota, an organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for every person to play baseball, regardless of their ability. Registration is now open for golfers and corporate partners. The event begins with registration at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start set for 1 p.m. Lunch will be served on the...
Continue reading

Bryce Harper presents award at American Music Awards

Bryce Harper presents award at American Music Awards
Bryce Harper is familiar with award shows. The Nationals all-star outfielder has been named National Leauge Rookie of the Year and MVP, among other awards he's won in his young career. But Sunday night, Harper took on a different role at an award show: presenter. At the 44th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Harper joined recording artist Teyanna Taylor in presenting the New Artist of the Year award to Zayn Malik. Apparently, Harper also put his baseball skills to work at the award...
Continue reading

Nationals agree to terms with outfielder Chris Heisey

Nationals agree to terms with outfielder Chris Heisey
The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran outfielder Chris Heisey on Saturday. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Heisey, 31, returns to Washington for his second season with the Nationals after serving as a key member of Dusty Baker's bench and a versatile defender during the 2016 season. He enters the 2017 season as Major League Baseball's all-time leader in slugging percentage as a pinch-hitter...
Continue reading

Orioles make two roster moves

Orioles make two roster moves
This evening, the Orioles made the following roster moves: * Selected the contracts of right-hander Joe Gunkel and right-hander Jesús Liranzo. The 40-man roster is currently at 35 players.
Continue reading

Nationals add five players to 40-man roster

Nationals add five players to 40-man roster
The Washington Nationals selected the contracts of outfielder Rafael Bautista, first baseman Jose Marmolejos, catcher Raudy Read, infielder Matt Skole and right-handed pitcher Austin Voth on Friday, adding them to the team's 40-man roster. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Bautista, 23, hit .283 with 12 doubles, four triples, four home runs, 39 RBI, 56 stolen bases and 77 runs scored in 136 games for Double-A Harrisburg in 2016. He...
Continue reading

Relive "Nationals Classics": Grand slams and 16-inning marathon

Relive "Nationals Classics": Grand slams and 16-inning marathon
Happy Thanksgiving! As you're enjoying spending time with friends and family, devouring a big bird on Turkey Day and hopefully watching the Redskins beat up on the Cowboys, MASN is giving Nationals fans a couple of baseball reasons to be thankful this year. Check out this holiday week's "Nationals Classics" schedule filled with grand slams and a Sunday special marathon victory: Monday, Nov. 21, 8 p.m. - Bryce Harper had reached some major accomplishments in his career before the start of...
Continue reading

"Orioles Classics" rewind: Davis pitches, World Series champs and 2,131

"Orioles Classics" rewind: Davis pitches, World Series champs and 2,131
It's the week of Thanksgiving, and do we have some good reasons for Orioles fans to be thankful! MASN is trotting out some of the all-time greats in this week's slate of "Orioles Classics" replays, both of the recent variety and of the O's past. Take a look at this week's schedule as you prepare for a friends, family, turkey and now baseball-filled week: Monday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. - Given all the drama and excitement an extra-inning game can bring, there are few things as exciting as a...
Continue reading

Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer named 2016 National League Cy Young

Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer named 2016 National League Cy Young
Washington Nationals right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer was named the 2016 National League Cy Young Award winner on Wednesday night, in an announcement made by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on MLB Network. The award is the second Cy Young of Scherzer's career, his first in the National League. Scherzer, the 2013 American League Cy Young Award winner, is now just the sixth pitcher in major league history to win the award in both leagues. He joins Hall of Famers Gaylord Perry,...
Continue reading

Tides to host Orioles in exhibition game

Tides to host Orioles in exhibition game
The Norfolk Tides announced today that the Baltimore Orioles will play an exhibition game at Harbor Park on Friday, March 31. Presented by BB&T, the game will feature the Orioles taking on the Tides, with first pitch scheduled for 3:05 p.m. "We are thrilled to be hosting the Orioles again this season" said Tides general manager Joe Gregory. "We're proud to be an affiliate of an outstanding partner like the Orioles, and this event is another example of Baltimore's commitment to growing...
Continue reading

Orioles announce season debut of the "Hot Stove Show" on 105.7 The Fan

Orioles announce season debut of the "Hot Stove Show" on 105.7 The Fan
The Orioles today announced the return of the weekly "Hot Stove Show" on CBS Radio's 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM), the flagship station of the Orioles Radio Network. Beginning on Nov. 17, fans will be able to enjoy one hour of Orioles news, analysis, special guests and more each week on 105.7 The Fan from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET. Orioles Radio Network and MASN broadcaster Jim Hunter will join MASNsports.com beat writer Roch Kubatko to host the program live from Dempsey's Brew Pub & Restaurant....
Continue reading

Nationals' Spin Williams named Mike Coolbaugh Award winner

Nationals' Spin Williams named Mike Coolbaugh Award winner
Honoring his nearly 40 years of service to the game, Washington Nationals senior advisor, player development Donald "Spin" Williams was named Monday as the recipient of the ninth-annual Mike Coolbaugh Award by Minor League Baseball. The award, which was created in 2008 to honor the late Mike Coolbaugh, a professional player and coach, is presented annually to "an individual who has shown outstanding baseball work ethic, knowledge of the game, and skill in mentoring young players on the...
Continue reading

Relive "Nationals Classics": Extra-inning herorics and Scherzer's first no-no

Relive "Nationals Classics": Extra-inning herorics and Scherzer's first no-no
We're a little over a week away from Thanksgiving, so here are a couple of reminders that baseball is still in your life: * The GM meetings just wrapped up this past week in Scottsdale, Ariz.* The Winter Meetings are three weeks away in National Harbor, Md.* Nationals Winterfest is about a month away at the Washington Convention Center So there is still plenty of baseball to consume this offseason. And of course, MASN's "Nationals Classics" series continues this week to give you your...
Continue reading

"Orioles Classics" rewind: Clinchmas and honoring Cal Ripken Jr.

"Orioles Classics" rewind: Clinchmas and honoring Cal Ripken Jr.
The World Series is over. The offseason is officially upon us. There's no more baseball in 2016. Or is there? Baseball will indeed return to your televisions this week and throughout the offseason thanks to "Orioles Classics" airing on MASN. So grab your peanuts and Cracker Jack, and throw some hot dogs on the grill as you sit back and relive these classic Orioles moments from the comfort of your own home. Check out this week's "Orioles Classics" schedule on MASN: Monday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. -...
Continue reading

Orioles to celebrate 25th anniversary season at OPACY with commemorative logo

Orioles to celebrate 25th anniversary season at OPACY with commemorative logo
Twenty-five years is a major milestone in any person's life. It marks the quarter-century mark of your lifetime and, if you're a recent college graduate like me, it means you can't really identify as a "youth" anymore. The same can be said about ballparks, as the Orioles announced they will be celebrating the 25th anniversary season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards with a commemorative logo on game baseballs and jerseys during the 2017 season. The logo will be printed on all official...
Continue reading

Orioles to celebrate 25th anniversary season at Oriole Park with commemorative logo on game baseballs and jerseys

Orioles to celebrate 25th anniversary season at Oriole Park with commemorative logo on game baseballs and jerseys
The Orioles have introduced a commemorative logo in honor of the 25th anniversary season of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, which will be featured on the right sleeve of all Orioles game jerseys throughout the 2017 season. Additionally, the logo will be printed on official Rawlings® Major League Baseballs used in all home games during the 2017 season. The 25th anniversary commemorative logo features a silver numerical 25 on a brick background within a diamond that includes the ballpark's name...
Continue reading