Nationals agree to terms with 10 international free agents

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with 10 international free agents on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Vice President and Assistant General Manager of International Operations Johnny DiPuglia made the joint announcement. * RHP Jefrem Leon, R/R, 9/9/2002, Aruba* OF Cristian Batista, L/L, 5/2/2004, Dominican Republic* SS Armando Cruz, R/R, 1/16/2004, Dominican Republic* INF Winder Diaz, S/R, 9/5/2002,

Orioles open 2021 international signing period by adding 17 players

The Baltimore Orioles today announced that they have opened the 2020-21 International Signing period with 17 contract agreements. Highlighting the Orioles 2020-21 International Signing class are the clubs first-ever seven figure international signings, catcher Samuel Basallo and shortstop Maikol Hernández. Additionally, 11 more of the group are six figure agreements. Of the 17 total agreements, 13 are from the Dominican Republic and four are from

Nationals, BetMGM announce exclusive multi-year partnership

The Washington Nationals announced today a multi-year, exclusive partnership with BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company. Key details of the partnership include the opening of a BetMGM Sportsbook connected to Nationals Park and the launch of a mobile app within the permitted area around the Park, as well as fan-focused campaigns and co-branding opportunities. “The Nationals are thrilled to expand our strong

Nationals agree to terms with outfielder Kyle Schwarber

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Kyle Schwarber on Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Schwarber, 27, joins the Nationals after six Major League seasons as a member of the Chicago Cubs. During that time, he became just the third Cubs left-handed hitter to record multiple 30-homer campaigns (2017, 2019), joining

Orioles announce 2021 major league coaching staff

The Orioles today announced their 2021 Major League Coaching Staff. They have named Tony Mansolino as Third Base Coach. Darren Holmes shifts from Bullpen Coach to Assistant Pitching Coach and Chris Holt shifts from Director of Pitching to Pitching Coach/Director of Pitching. All other coaches remain in their same positions: Tim Cossins as Major League Field Coordinator/Catching Instructor, Fredi González as Major League Coach, José

Nationals acquire Josh Bell from Pirats

The Washington Nationals acquired first baseman Josh Bell from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for right-handed pitcher Wil Crowe and right-handed pitcher Eddy Yean on Thursday. Bell, 28, joins the Nationals after five seasons with the Pirates including the 2019 season in which he was named a National League All-Star. In those five seasons, he hit .261 with a .349 on-base percentage and a .466

Orioles announce spring training promotions and all-new 5-Game Flex Plan

The Orioles today announced their promotional schedule and 5-Game Flex Plan for the 2021 Spring Training season, the club’s 12th spring season at Ed Smith Stadium. Beginning today, fans can purchase 5-Game Flex Plans for the Spring Training season. Starting at just $95, fans can create their own ticket package by selecting up to two prime games and three non-prime games. Each plan is protected

Orioles announce 2021 promotions and all-new 5-game flex plan

The Orioles have announced their promotional schedule and select ticket plans for the 2021 season, highlighted by returning fan-favorite giveaways and many popular family and kids-oriented initiatives. The promotions schedule includes a wide variety of unique giveaway items and promotions to appeal to Birdland’s diverse fanbase. The schedule features several bobbleheads, including Orioles Legend and Hall of Famer Jim Palmer on Saturday, July 24, and