The Washington Nationals have agreed to a multi-year extension with Manager Dave Martinez. Martinez, 56, is in his third season as the Manager of the Washington Nationals after being named the seventh field manager in team history on Oct. 30, 2017. Through a steady, unwavering approach, consistent strategy and never-ending positivity and support for players, Martinez led the Washington Nationals on an improbable run to
The Orioles today announced that outfielder Anthony Santander has been voted the winner of the 2020 Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole Award by members of the local media who cover the team on a regular basis. Santander finished the season hitting .261/.315/.575 (40-for-153) with 13 doubles, one triple, 11 home runs, 24 runs scored, 32 RBI, and 10 walks. His season was cut short
The Nationals return to D.C. to finish out the rest of the 2020 regular season with an eight-game homestand starting with a four-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies (September 21-23) and a four-game series against the New York Mets (September 24-27). Due to a previously postponed game against the Philadelphia Phillies, on Tuesday, September 22, there will be a shortened seven-inning doubleheader at Nats Park.
The Orioles today announced plans to celebrate Fan Appreciation Week, beginning Saturday, September 19, and lasting through the final game of the 2020 regular season on Sunday, September 27. The weeklong slate of promotions will feature exclusive giveaways, surprise player engagement opportunities, and unique virtual experiences designed to bring the magic of Oriole Park to fans at home as a “thank you” for their support
The Orioles today announced additional plans to support the club’s ongoing Voter Up campaign, which launched last month in conjunction with the Empowerment Series as part of the Orioles’ celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. The Voter Up campaign, which supports Major League Baseball’s league-wide voter engagement initiative, will raise awareness around key dates in the election cycle in
WEST PALM BEACH, FL - FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, Spring Training home of the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals, announced its 2021 Grapefruit League schedule today. The facility’s home opener, which is also the Nationals home opener, will take place on Saturday, February 27, when the club hosts the Astros. The following day, Sunday, February 28, the Astros open their home campaign against
The Orioles today announced they will begin their 2021 Grapefruit League season at home on Saturday, February 27, at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla. against the Atlanta Braves. The club’s home Grapefruit League schedule, which features 16 dates, will conclude with a home game on Saturday, March 27, against the Minnesota Twins. Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on Tuesday, February 16, and
The Orioles will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1970 World Series championship on Friday, September 18, during the 7:35 p.m. ET game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The celebration will recognize the 1970 team, which went 108-54 during the regular season and defeated the Cincinnati Reds, 4-1, to win the club’s second World Series title. On Friday at 6:00 p.m., a special roundtable discussion