Juan Soto named a finalist for 2021 National League MVP award

Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto was named one of three finalists for the 2021 National League Most Valuable Player award, announced Monday on MLB Network. It is Soto’s second time being named a finalist for a Baseball Writers’ Association of America award, as he finished second in the 2018 National League Rookie of the Year award voting. The winners of the Most Valuable Player awards

Nationals claim Francisco Pérez off waivers from Guardians

The Washington Nationals claimed left-handed pitcher Francisco Pérez off waivers from the Cleveland Guardians on Friday. Additionally, the Nationals outrighted right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin to Triple-A Rochester. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Pérez, 24, went 4-0 with three saves and a 1.87 ERA in 30 games between Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus in 2021. He struck out

MASN announces 2021-22 NCAA college basketball schedule

MASN, the mid-Atlantic’s leader in live sports entertainment, will broadcast more than 100 men’s and women’s Division I college basketball games during the 2021-22 season, offering its viewers a lineup heavy on Atlantic Coast Conference action and featuring local hoops squads. In addition to ACC regular season men’s and women’s action, including games featuring local favorite Virginia, MASN will also broadcast select ACC women’s tournament

Nationals announce major league coaching staff

The Washington Nationals announced the remainder of their 2022 Major League coaching staff on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Manager Dave Martinez made the joint announcement. * Tim Bogar - Bench Coach * Darnell Coles - Hitting Coach * Pat Roessler - Assistant Hitting Coach * Jim Hickey - Pitching Coach * Eric Young Jr. - First Base

Nationals partner with FIS for new Champions Club and payment solutions to enhance the fan experience

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., October 28, 2021 - Financial technology leader FIS® (NYSE: FIS) today announced that it is the newest partner of the Washington Nationals. As the Official Payments Technology Provider for the Washington Nationals, FIS will provide best-in-class merchant processing technology to improve the ballpark experience. The partnership also includes a renovation of the ballpark’s Champions Club which features an enhanced and elevated fan experience

Orioles to host Play Ball Days for Maryland youth

Expanding upon Major League Baseball’s Play Ball campaign, the Orioles will host Play Ball Days, presented by Nike, at local Maryland Title I schools to continue to grow the game of baseball, inspire recreational play in underserved areas, and teach life lessons including teamwork, perseverance, and resilience. From October 25 through October 29, the Orioles will host the outdoor Orioles-themed Play Ball Days in Title

Nationals name Darnell Coles hitting coach

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with hitting coach Darnell Coles on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Coles, 59, joins the Nationals after spending the previous three seasons (2019-21) as the hitting coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. In 2019, the Diamondbacks matched a club record with 220 home runs, an increase of 44 home runs from

Orioles to host Fall Instructional League Camp in Sarasota

The Baltimore Orioles will host the team’s Fall Instructional League Camp at the Ed Smith Stadium complex in Sarasota, Fla. beginning today, Monday, October 18, and running through Saturday, November 20. The Instructional League program focuses on specific individual development to help accelerate a player’s progress through the minor league system. The roster of players participating in this year’s camp is listed below. Among those