Nationals recall James Bourque

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher James Bourque from Double-A Harrisburg and optioned right-handed pitcher Joe Ross to Triple-A Fresno on Saturday. Additionally, the Nationals recalled from rehab assignment and optioned outfielder Andrew Stevenson to Triple-A Fresno. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Bourque, 25, went 3-0 with six saves and a 1.33 ERA (3 ER/20.1 IP) in

Nationals reinstate Matt Adams

The Washington Nationals reinstated first baseman Matt Adams from the 10-day Injured List and optioned infielder Adrián Sanchez to Double-A Harrisburg on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Adams, 30, returns to the active roster after missing 15 games with a left shoulder strain. Prior to being placed on the Injured List, he was hitting .250 with

Orioles to celebrate "Halfway to Black (& Orange) Friday" with special promotion

With six months to go before Black Friday in November, the Orioles announced a special discount in celebration of ‘Halfway to Black (& Orange) Friday’ on Friday, May 31, when the Orioles host the San Francisco Giants in Interleague action at 7:05 p.m. ET. From now until Saturday at midnight, the Orioles will offer a 50 percent discount on tickets to the May 31 game

Gary Thorne to teach play-by-play class for Cronkite School

MASN lead play-by-play announcer Gary Thorne, in his 13th year calling Baltimore Orioles games for the regional sports network, will teach a play-by-play course this summer as a visiting professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Thorne will teach the one-of-a-kind course remotely from May 20 through July 8 to a select group of sports journalism majors

Nationals announce roster moves

The Washington Nationals made the following roster moves on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. * Recalled from rehab assignment and reinstated left-handed pitcher Tony Sipp from the 10-day Injured List * Claimed right-handed pitcher Javy Guerra on outright waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays * Designated left-handed pitcher Dan Jennings for assignment Sipp, 35, returns to

Nationals recall Tanner Rainey

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Tanner Rainey from Triple-A Fresno and placed right-handed pitcher Justin Miller on the 10-day Injured List with a right rotator cuff strain on Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Rainey, 26, joins the Nationals for his first Major League assignment of 2019. In his last seven appearances (7.2 IP) out of

Nationals announce roster moves

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. * Recalled from rehab assignment and reinstated shortstop Trea Turner from the 10-day Injured List* Recalled right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin from Triple-A Fresno* Optioned infielder Wilmer Difo to Triple-A Fresno* Placed right-handed pitcher Aníbal Sánchez on the 10-day Injured List with a

Nationals reinstate Juan Soto

The Washington Nationals reinstated outfielder Juan Soto from the 10-day Injured List and optioned infielder Jake Noll to Triple-A Fresno on Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Soto, 20, returns to the active roster after missing 10 games with back spasms. Prior to being placed on the Injured List, he was hitting .248 with a .368 on-base