Anthony Rendon named Nationals' nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

Major League Baseball today announced that Anthony Rendon was named the Washington Nationals 2019 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, the most prestigious individual award for Major League players. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a Major League player who best represents the game of Baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field. Every

Chris Davis named Orioles' nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

Major League Baseball today announced that for the third-straight year, Chris Davis was named the Orioles’ 2019 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a player from each MLB club who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy, and positive contributions, both

Nationals select contract of Tres Barrera

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of catcher Tres Barrera from Double-A Harrisburg on Sunday. Additionally, the Nationals recalled catcher Spencer Kieboom from Double-A Harrisburg and placed him on the 60-day Injured List with right elbow inflammation. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Barrera, 24, hit .249 with 23 doubles, eight homers, 46 RBI, 36 walks and 42

Nationals to host inaugual Battle of the Base tournament championship

The Washington Nationals are excited to host the inaugural Battle of the Bases Championship softball game at Nationals Park on Saturday, September 14. The championship game will take place after the conclusion of the Nationals 4:05 p.m. game against the Atlanta Braves. The Battle of the Bases Championship is FREE to attend. The Battle of the Bases softball tournament served as an extension of the

Orioles introduce Baby Birds membership for newborns

The Orioles today announced the launch of Baby Birds, a new membership club created to welcome the club’s youngest fans to Birdland. The program, created in partnership with MedStar Health, includes an Orioles bib and onesie for the newest generation of O’s fans. Beginning today, September 4, parents of babies born at MedStar Harbor Hospital and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center will enjoy complimentary enrollment

Nationals recall Wilmer Difo and Michael A. Taylor

The Washington Nationals recalled infielder Wilmer Difo from Triple-A Fresno and outfielder Michael A. Taylor from Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Difo, 27, returns to the Nationals after going 19-for-45 (.422) with five doubles, two triples, one homer, 12 RBI, seven walks and 10 runs scored in his last 10 games with Triple-A

Nationals announce roster moves

The Washington Nationals made the following roster moves on Sunday in conjunction with expanded September rosters. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. * Returned from rehab assignment and reinstated left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle from the 10-day Injured List * Returned from rehab assignment and reinstated first baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 10-day Injured List * Returned from rehab

Nationals announce roster move

The Washington Nationals made the following roster moves on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. * Reinstated left-handed pitcher Roenis Elías from the 10-day Injured List * Reinstated right-handed pitcher Hunter Strickland from the Paternity List * Designated left-handed pitcher Matt Grace for assignment * Optioned catcher Spencer Kieboom to Double-A Harrisburg Elías, 31, returns to the