Mr. National is back! | MASN All Access Podcast

Mr. National is back! | MASN All Access Podcast
Bobby Blanco and Paul Mancano discuss the return of Ryan Zimmerman and give their favorite and least favorite moves of the offseason. Brought to you by Marymount University. Visit MarymountSaints.com to learn more about our student athletes and programs today.
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Nationals spring eternal | MASN All Access Podcast

Nationals spring eternal | MASN All Access Podcast
Bobby Blanco and Paul Mancano discuss the biggest storylines heading into spring training and review the 2019-20 offseason.
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Orioles announce 2013 schedule

Orioles announce 2013 schedule
Season opens at Tampa Bay April 2, home opener slated for April 5 vs. Minnesota The Orioles today announced they will open the 2013 season at Tampa Bay before beginning their 22nd season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 5 against the Minnesota Twins in a short three-game homestand. The Orioles will play each of their AL East rivals three times at Oriole Park, with 10 games each against the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox and nine games each against the Tampa Bay Rays and the...
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Orioles Exercise Option for 2010 on Manager Dave Trembley's Contract

Orioles Exercise Option for 2010 on Manager Dave Trembley's Contract
The Orioles today announced that they have exercised their option for the 2010 season on the contract of MANAGER DAVE TREMBLEY. This season is Trembley's 25th in professional baseball. He won two league titles and earned Manager of the Year awards in three leagues in 20 years managing in the minor leagues before joining the Orioles as bullpen coach and field coordinator in 2007. After spending most of the first 2 ½ months of that season as the club's bullpen and interim...
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Sarasota, Orioles to Hold Free Family FanFest on Nov. 14 at Ed Smith Stadium to Celebrate Team's Arrival

Sarasota, Orioles to Hold Free Family FanFest on Nov. 14 at Ed Smith Stadium to Celebrate Team's Arrival
In celebration of their new spring training home, the Baltimore Orioles will join with The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau to host Orioles Family FanFest--a free event for the entire community--at Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday, November 14 from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. The afternoon will feature autograph sessions with current and former Orioles players, Orioles giveaways, fan forums, a variety of kid-friendly family activities, including Kids Run the...
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Orioles Name Jeff Datz Bench Coach

Orioles Name Jeff Datz Bench Coach
The Orioles today announced that they have hired JEFF DATZ as Major League Bench Coach. Datz spent the past eight seasons on the Major League coaching staff for the Cleveland Indians, including four seasons as the Bench Coach. The 2010 season will be Datz's 29th in professional baseball. After a nine-year career as a player, which included a Major League stint with the Detroit Tigers in 1989, Datz spent two years as a scout before beginning a coaching career that has spanned the last 17...
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Orioles Outright Three

Orioles Outright Three
The Orioles today announced that they have outrighted RHPs ALFREDO SIMON (reinstated from 60-day DL) and BOB McCRORY and LHP RICH HILL (reinstated from 60-day DL) to Triple-A Norfolk after all three cleared waivers, removing them from the 40-man roster. Simon, 28, went 0-1 with a 9.95 ERA (6.1IP, 7ER) in two starts for the Orioles. He left his second start on April 14 at Texas with discomfort in his right elbow. Simon was placed on the 15-day disabled list on April 15 (transferred to the...
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Orioles Claim RHP Armando Gabino Off Waivers from Minnesota Twins

Orioles Claim RHP Armando Gabino Off Waivers from Minnesota Twins
The Orioles today announced that they have claimed RHP ARMANDO GABINO off of waivers from the Minnesota Twins. Gabino, 26, went 6-4 with three saves and a 2.94 ERA (98.0IP, 32ER) in 38 games (seven starts) with Triple-A Rochester in 2009. He is 22-19 with a 3.41 ERA (390.2IP, 148ER) in 192 career minor league games. Gabino appeared in two games for the Twins this season. The Orioles currently have 34 players on their 40-man roster.
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Adam Jones Receives First Career Gold Glove

Adam Jones Receives First Career Gold Glove
Earlier today, Rawlings announced that Orioles CF ADAM JONES is one of this year's American League Gold Glove Award recipients for defensive excellence in the outfield. The award, the first of Jones' career, culminates a season in which the 24-year-old was also named to his first All-Star team and set new career-highs in nine offensive categories, including average, hits, runs and RBI. Jones is the 13th overall Oriole and the first since MIKE MUSSINA in 1999 to be named as a Gold Glove...
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Nick & Christina Markakis to Distribute Turkeys for Thanksgiving for Maryland Families in Need

Nick & Christina Markakis to Distribute Turkeys for Thanksgiving for Maryland Families in Need
Orioles right fielder NICK MARKAKIS and his wife CHRISTINA will join the Maryland Food Bank this Saturday, November 21, from 11:00 a.m. - noon and help distribute frozen turkeys for Thanksgiving to pre-registered Marylanders in need. The turkeys were purchased using money donated by Orioles fans at the team's annual Food Drive earlier this year. The distribution will take place at Grace African Methodist Episcopal Church, located at 67 Winters Lane in Catonsville. Fans donated over 4,000...
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Orioles Add Six to 40-Man Roster

Orioles Add Six to 40-Man Roster
The Orioles today announced that they have added right-handed pitchers BRANDON ERBE and LUIS LEBRON and infielders JOSH BELL, PEDRO FLORIMON, RHYNE HUGHES and BRANDON SNYDER to their 40-man Major League roster. Erbe, 21, went 5-4 with a 2.70 ERA in 18 starts between rookie-level Aberdeen and Double-A Bowie. The Orioles' third round pick in 2005, Erbe is a product of Baltimore's McDonogh High School. Bell, who turned 23 on November 13, batted .275 with 20 home runs and 76 RBI in 127 games...
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Orioles Claim CA Craig Tatum Off Waivers from Cincinnati; LHP Chris Waters designated for assignment

Orioles Claim CA Craig Tatum Off Waivers from Cincinnati; LHP Chris Waters designated for assignment
The Orioles today announced that they have claimed CA CRAIG TATUM off of waivers from the Cincinnati Reds. Tatum, 26, batted .239 (51-213) with three home runs and 21 RBI in 64 games for Triple-A Louisville in 2009. He appeared in 26 games for Cincinnati, batting .162 (11-68) with one home run and six RBI. The Reds' third round pick in 2004, Tatum was rated the best defensive catcher in the Reds organization in 2008 by Baseball America. Waters, 29, appeared in five games (one start) for...
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Padres Claim RHP Radhames Liz Off Waivers; LHP Chris Waters Outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk

Padres Claim RHP Radhames Liz Off Waivers; LHP Chris Waters Outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk
The Orioles today announced that RHP RADHAMES LIZ has been claimed off of waivers by the San Diego Padres. Liz, 26, appeared in two games for the Orioles in 2009, allowing 10 earned runs in 1.1 innings of work. In eight starts for Double-A Bowie, Liz was 4-1 with a 2.63 ERA (48.0IP, 14ER) and in 17 games (six starts) for Triple-A Norfolk, Liz was 0-3 with a 5.68 ERA (44.1IP, 28ER). After signing with the Orioles as a non-drafted free agent in 2003, Liz appeared in 28 games (21 starts) for the...
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Nationals add Roy Clark, Johnny DiPuglia & Doug Harris to front office; Kris Kline named Director of Scouting

Nationals add Roy Clark, Johnny DiPuglia & Doug Harris to front office; Kris Kline named Director of Scouting
The Washington Nationals today named Roy Clark Vice President of Player Personnel, Johnny DiPuglia Director of Latin American Operations and Doug Harris Director of Player Development. The Nationals also promoted Kris Kline to Director of Scouting. Nationals Senior Vice President and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements.
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Washington Nationals Launch Speakers Bureau Program

Washington Nationals Launch Speakers Bureau Program
The Washington Nationals today announced the creation of a Speakers Bureau, intended to provide professional organizations and higher learning institutions with the opportunity to hear from Nationals Front Office Executives about the business of baseball. Nationals employees well-versed in their trade are available to speak on topics including, but not limited to, ballpark/facility operations, media relations, marketing, community outreach, broadcasting, history of baseball in Washington,...
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Nationals Add Casey McKeon and Jay Robertson to Front Office Staff

Nationals Add Casey McKeon and Jay Robertson to Front Office Staff
The Washington Nationals today named Casey McKeon Director of Player Procurement and Jay Robertson Special Assistant to the General Manager. Nationals Senior Vice President and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. McKeon joins the Nationals after spending the previous seven seasons with the Colorado Rockies, where he was Assistant to the General Manager to Dan O'Dowd, the Rockies Executive Vice President and General Manager. The Rockies won the 2007 National League Championship...
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Nationals Name Former White Sox GM Ron Schueler Special Advisor to the General Manager; Promote Bill Singer to Director of Pro Scouting

Nationals Name Former White Sox GM Ron Schueler Special Advisor to the General Manager; Promote Bill Singer to Director of Pro Scouting
The Washington Nationals today named Ron Schueler Special Advisor to the General Manager. The Nationals also promoted Bill Singer to Director of Professional Scouting. Nationals Senior Vice President and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. A 42-year baseball veteran, Schueler joins the Nationals after serving the previous two seasons as Senior Advisor of Player Personnel for the San Francisco Giants. Schueler is perhaps best known for an 11-year stint (1990-2000) as General...
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Nationals Claim Left-Handed Reliever Doug Slaten Off Waivers from Arizona

Nationals Claim Left-Handed Reliever Doug Slaten Off Waivers from Arizona
The Washington Nationals today claimed left-handed reliever Doug Slaten off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Nationals Senior Vice President and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Slaten, who stands 6-foot-5, is 3-5 with 13 holds and a 3.68 ERA in 126 career big league appearances with Arizona spanning four seasons (2006-2009). During his four-year big league career, Slaten has suffered just one blown save, stranded 77 percent of inherited baserunners (60 of 78) and...
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Nationals Third Baseman Ryan Zimmerman Earns First Rawlings Gold Glove Award

Nationals Third Baseman Ryan Zimmerman Earns First Rawlings Gold Glove Award
NATIONALS THIRD BASEMAN RYAN ZIMMERMAN EARNS FIRST RAWLINGS GOLD GLOVE AWARD Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman today was named the recipient of the 2009 National League Rawlings Gold Glove for third basemen. The defensive citation is the first of Zimmerman's career. Zimmerman led all National League third baggers this season in total chances (MLB-best 459), assists (MLB-high 325), range factor per game (2.97) and games started (153). At 18.1, Zimmerman also paced NL third...
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Nationals Name Jim Riggleman Field Manager

Nationals Name Jim Riggleman Field Manager
The Washington Nationals today named Jim Riggleman field manager. Nationals President Stan Kasten and Nationals Senior Vice President and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the joint announcement. Riggleman will return in 2010 after posting a 33-42 (.440) record upon assuming the Nationals' helm on July 13. Riggleman's Nationals displayed marked improvement in extra-inning (3-1), one-run (13-9) and NL East (17-16) contests despite having a rookie starting pitcher toe the rubber 45 times in 75...
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