"Orioles Classics" rewind: Oriole Park Classics Game No. 8

"Orioles Classics" rewind: Oriole Park Classics Game No. 8
It's finally here! Baseball's back! With Orioles pitchers and catchers set to report to the Ed Smith Stadium complex tomorrow, the 2017 baseball season has finally arrived! Be sure to check back regularly to MASNsports.com throughout the week as we bring you complete coverage of the Birds straight from Sarasota. Meanwhile, to really kick off spring training, also be sure to tune in to MASN tonight for the No. 8 selection in our countdown of the top games in Oriole Park history at 7 p.m. Your...
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Relive "Nationals Classics": Walking off into spring training

Relive "Nationals Classics": Walking off into spring training
It's so close you can almost feel the Florida sun. Spring training - when Nationals pitchers and catchers report to The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach - is nine days away. Meaning, by this time next week, you'll have baseball activities just a couple of sleeps away. Until then, MASN rolls out it's final non-baseball week of "Nationals Classics" to hold you off for these last couple of days of the offseason. This week is jam-packed with walk-off victories and sprinkled with...
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CBS Radio's 105.7 The Fan to broadcast 12 Orioles spring training games

CBS Radio's 105.7 The Fan to broadcast 12 Orioles spring training games
The Orioles and CBS Radio's 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM), the flagship station of the Orioles Radio Network, have announced that 12 Orioles spring training games will be broadcast in 2017. The schedule begins with the home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 1:05 p.m. ET. The broadcast schedule also features eight additional home games in Sarasota, including the March 7 game against Manny Machado and the Dominican Republic team as part of the World Baseball Classic...
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"Orioles Classics" rewind: Oriole Park Classics Game No. 10

"Orioles Classics" rewind: Oriole Park Classics Game No. 10
Hope everyone enjoyed Orioles FanFest yesterday! What a much-needed baseball fix that was! Here's hoping you met your favorite players, got some autographs and had some laughs at MASN's Kids Press Conferences! If you weren't able to attend yesterday's event, have no fear: Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in 15 days! Until then, MASN continues to roll out our "Orioles Classics" this week as we head into February. Be sure to tune in to tonight's Oriole Park Classics Game...
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Nationals agree to terms with infielder Stephen Drew

Nationals agree to terms with infielder Stephen Drew
The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran infielder Stephen Drew on Thursday. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Drew, 33, 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 hit .266 (38-for-143) with 11 doubles, one triple, eight home runs, 21 RBIs, 16 walks and 24 runs scored in 70...
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Orioles bring back Health & Fitness Challenge to Sarasota County middle schools

Orioles bring back Health & Fitness Challenge to Sarasota County middle schools
Despite the recent gloomy weather, it's almost time to get out in the sunshine and get active. Actually, it's always a good idea to get out, be active and eat healthy, a message the Orioles are once again bringing to Sarasota County middle schools. For the second year, the Orioles and Sarasota County Schools are teaming up to encourage physical fitness, healthy eating and tobacco-free living among middle school-aged children through the Orioles Health & Fitness Challenge. Launched last...
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Orioles sign outfielder Mark Trumbo to three-year contract

Orioles sign outfielder Mark Trumbo to three-year contract
The Orioles today announced that they have signed outfielder Mark Trumbo to a three-year contract. To make room on the 40-man roster, outfielder Adam Walker has been designated for assignment. Trumbo, 31, led Major League Baseball with 47 home runs last season and tied for the fourth-highest single season home run total in Orioles history. He extended Baltimore's streak to four consecutive seasons (2013-16) of having an Orioles hitter lead Major League Baseball in home runs. The two-time...
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Oriole Park Classics Countdown returns with top 25 most memorable games in Oriole Park history

Oriole Park Classics Countdown returns with top 25 most memorable games in Oriole Park history
MASN to televise the top 10 games beginning January 29 In advance of the 25th anniversary season of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Orioles fans can count down to opening day with the unveiling of the top 25 most memorable games ever played at The Ballpark That Forever Changed BaseballTM on Orioles.com and MASN. The Oriole Park Classics Countdown will begin today on Orioles.com/25, where Games #25 through #11 will be revealed each day for on demand viewing. The top 10 games will then be revealed...
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Relive "Nationals Classics": Throwing back to earliest Nats moments

Relive "Nationals Classics": Throwing back to earliest Nats moments
It's been a long and slow offseason for the Nationals. The lack of any real significant news makes the wait for spring training seem that much longer. If you're not keeping track at home, we're 23 days away from pitchers and catchers reporting to West Palm Beach. But alas, just as the long offseason carries on, so does MASN's "Nationals Classics" series. The election of Ivan Rodriguez to the Hall of Fame puts the first National in baseball's honored fraternity, a significant milestone...
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Orioles spring training tickets on sale Saturday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m.

Orioles spring training tickets on sale Saturday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m.
Fans encouraged to purchase tickets online Individual tickets for all 17 of the Orioles' spring training games at Ed Smith Stadium will go on sale this Saturday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. ET. It is recommended that fans purchase tickets online. Fans interested in season tickets, five-game flex plans or group tickets, or those wishing to receive additional spring training ticket information may call the Orioles spring training office at 941-893-6300. Spring training tickets for Orioles home games at...
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MASN bringing festivities, top prizes to Orioles FanFest

MASN bringing festivities, top prizes to Orioles FanFest
It's a tough time of year for baseball fans. The days are long and cold. The hot stove has cooled off a bit, with little news to report and discuss. And even with spring training so close, it still seems so far away. Well Orioles fans, we have a reason to turn that winter frown upside down: O's FanFest is right around the corner! Providing a much-needed bridge between the holiday rush and spring training, O's FanFest returns to the Baltimore Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 11...
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Nationals announce 2017 minor league staff

Nationals announce 2017 minor league staff
The Washington Nationals announced their minor league managers, coaches and coordinators for the 2017 season on Tuesday. Nationals vice president and senior advisor to the general manager Bob Boone, assistant general manager and vice president, player personnel Doug Harris and director of player development Mark Scialabba made the joint announcement. With strong continuity throughout the system, the Nationals' minor league managers and their respective coaching staffs remain intact from the...
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"Orioles Classics" rewind: Cal's final game and Wieters' heroics

"Orioles Classics" rewind: Cal's final game and Wieters' heroics
Well, at least there was some form of actual baseball played this week. Some Orioles players participated in a minicamp at the Ed Smith Stadium complex this past week, with MASNsports.com's Roch Kubatko bringing you behind-the-scenes looks and all the news from Sarasota, Fla. On top of that, the countdown to O's pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training is now at 29 days. So baseball fans have that going for them, which is nice ... In the meantime, MASN continues our efforts to give...
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Relive "Nationals Classics": Beating up on the Phillies and Marlins

Relive "Nationals Classics": Beating up on the Phillies and Marlins
We're inching closer and closer to the arrival of spring training! Can you believe that Nationals pitchers and catchers report to The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in 37 days, with position players arriving just three days later? While you countdown the days to baseball's return, MASN continues along with our "Nationals Classics" series this week with some memorable NL East victories over the Phillies and Marlins. This would be the week to tune in if you hold special animosity to the Nats'...
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"Orioles Classics" rewind: Throwbacks to start the new year

"Orioles Classics" rewind: Throwbacks to start the new year
Happy New Year, Birdland! Hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday and is enjoying today on their couches while resting from last night's festivities. I bring you tidings of great joy: With the flip of the calendar, we are now officially less than two months away from pitchers and catchers reporting to the Ed Smith Stadium Complex in Sarasota, Fla.! After last night's countdown to the new year, we're now helping you countdown to baseball's return with more "Orioles Classics" on MASN...
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Relive "Nationals Classics": The best of the best of 2016

Relive "Nationals Classics": The best of the best of 2016
Some people consider the week between Christmas and New Year's Day to be the best of the whole year. Some time off work surrounded by friends and family. Well, if that's the case, then for Nationals fans, it will be even better because we're bringing out the best of the best from the past year for 2016's last slate of "Nationals Classics." We're packing a whole lot of baseball in this year's final week. Grand slams? Check. Extra-inning walk-offs? Got 'em. Historic feats? Of...
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"Orioles Classics" rewind: Holiday treats of beating division rivals and honoring Ripken

"Orioles Classics" rewind: Holiday treats of beating division rivals and honoring Ripken
It's the holiday season and we have some gifts for you. Here's hoping you're not completely worn out of baseball at this time of year, what with the Winter Meetings a couple of weeks ago and the Orioles officially signing catcher Welington Castillo this past week. You're not? OK good, didn't think so. While it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas, I'm still here dreaming of a white holiday (yes, I like the snow). But MASN's "Orioles Classics" schedule this week will leave me (and...
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Orioles sign catcher Welington Castillo to one-year contract

Orioles sign catcher Welington Castillo to one-year contract
The Orioles today announced that they have signed free agent catcher Welington Castillo to a one-year contract with an option for 2018. With this move, the Orioles' 40-man major league roster is now full. Castillo, 29, batted .264/.322/.423 (110-for-416) with 24 doubles, 14 home runs, 41 runs scored and 68 RBIs in 113 games with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2016, ranking third in RBIs and fourth in home runs among National League catchers. In 2016, Castillo caught 21-of-61 (34.4 percent)...
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Chris and Jill Davis announce new partnership with University of Maryland Children's Hospital

Chris and Jill Davis announce new partnership with University of Maryland Children's Hospital
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis and his wife, Jill, today announced a new partnership with the University of Maryland Children's Hospital (UMCH). The Davis family will serve as ambassadors for UMCH, helping to raise awareness for childhood illnesses and UMCH's role as a leader in patient care, pediatric disease research and teaching future generations of health care providers. Throughout the 2017 season, Chris and Jill Davis will visit with pediatric patients at UMCH, provide autographed...
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Orioles sign right-hander Logan Ondrusek

Orioles sign right-hander Logan Ondrusek
This morning, the Orioles made the following roster move: * Signed right-hander Logan Ondrusek to a major league contract. The 40-man roster is currently at 39 players.
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