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Nationals recall right-hander Blake Treinen

The Washington Nationals today recalled right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen from Syracuse of the Triple-A International League. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Treinen, 26, rejoins the Nationals for the fifth time this season. In nine Major League games (five starts), Treinen is 1-3 with a 2.29 ERA. In 35.1 innings, Treinen has allowed just nine earned runs. Treinen’s

Orioles reinstate left-hander T.J. McFarland; Right-hander Preston Guilmet optioned to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated left-hander T.J. McFarland from the Bereavement List and optioned right-hander Preston Guilmet to Triple-A Norfolk. McFarland, 25, has gone 4-2 with a 3.07 ERA (41.0IP, 14ER) in 23 games (one start) for the Orioles this season. Guilmet, 27, did not pitch after being recalled on Monday. He has posted a 5.23 ERA (10.1IP, 6ER) in 10 games

Nationals acquire infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from Indians

The Washington Nationals today acquired 28-year-old infielder Asdrubal Cabrera and cash considerations from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for shortstop Zach Walters. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Cabrera is a career .270 hitter (933-for-3460) with 211 doubles, 82 home runs, 290 walks and a .331 career on-base percentage in 914 games, spent exclusively with the Indians, spanning

Orioles acquire left-hander Andrew Miller from Boston in exchange for minor league left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired left-hander Andrew Miller from Boston in exchange for minor league left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez. Miller, 29, has posted a 2.34 ERA (42.1IP, 11ER) with 13 walks and 69 strikeouts in 50 appearances for Boston this season. He has held left-handed hitters to a .150/.203/.217 line in 65 plate appearances, while keeping righties to a .180/.279/.258 line in 105

O’s recall Guilmet from Triple-A Norfolk, place McFarland on bereavement list

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Norfolk and placed left-hander T.J. McFarland on the bereavement list. Guilmet, 27, has posted a 5.23 ERA (10.1IP, 6ER) in 10 games with the Orioles this season, striking out 12 and walking two. McFarland, 25, has gone 4-2 with a 3.07 ERA (41.0IP, 14ER) in 23 games (one start) for the Orioles

Orioles acquire INF/OF Jimmy Paredes from Kansas City

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations. Paredes has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. Paredes, 25, batted .305/.332/.457 (82-269) with five home runs and 36 RBI in 65 games for Triple-A Omaha this season. The switch-hitter was 17-for-18 in stolen bases for the Storm Chasers and has recorded 183 stolen bases

Orioles recall RHP Miguel Gonzalez from Triple-A Norfolk; RHP Preston Guilmet optioned to Tides

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Miguel Gonzalez from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned right-hander Preston Guilmet to the Tides. Gonzalez, 30, has gone 4-5 with a 4.04 ERA (89.0IP, 40ER) in 16 games (15 starts) for the Orioles. Guilmet, 26, has posted a 5.23 ERA (10.1IP, 6ER) and 12 strikeouts in 10 appearances for the Orioles this season.

OriolesREACH, Nick and Christina Markakis partner with Casey Cares Foundation for 5K run/walk at Oriole Park on Aug. 2

The Orioles and OriolesREACH have partnered with the Casey Cares Foundation to host the fifth annual Casey Cares 5K run/walk at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, August 2. Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis, and his wife, Christina, will serve as race ambassadors. Keith Mills, Sports Director of 98 Rock and WBAL Radio, will be the event’s emcee. “The Orioles have been an amazing

Orioles recall right-hander Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie; Catcher Steve Clevenger optioned to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie and optioned catcher Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk. Norris, 29, is 7-6 with a 3.96 ERA (91.0IP, 40ER) in 15 starts for the Orioles this season. Clevenger, 28, appeared in two games for the Orioles after being recalled on July 12. He has batted .328/.378/.458 in 36 games with Norfolk and

Nationals agree to terms with RHP Erick Fedde

The Washington Nationals today agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde, the No. 18 overall pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement. Fedde, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound junior out of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, is regarded as

Orioles to celebrate 60th anniversary with series of events Aug. 8

The Orioles today announced plans to celebrate their 60th Anniversary season in Baltimore with a series of events before, during and after their August 8 game against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Orioles are welcoming back 23 Orioles Hall of Famers, who will take part in a spectacular post-game celebration. Expected to attend are Orioles Legends Eddie Murray, Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson and Frank

Orioles recall Gausman from Triple-A Norfolk, place Jimenez on 15-day DL

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Kevin Gausman from Triple-A Norfolk and placed right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 8, with a sprained right ankle. Gausman is expected to start tonight’s game against New York. Gausman, 23, has posted a 3.18 ERA (45.1IP, 16ER) and 45 strikeouts in 12 minor league starts (11 with Norfolk, one with

Tyler Clippard named to National League All-Star squad

Washington Nationals right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard today was named to the National League All-Star team by Cardinals field manager Mike Matheny and Major League Baseball. Clippard will replace Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran, who started Sunday’s contest at Chicago. The 85th Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be held at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN on Tuesday, July 15. Clippard, 29, is 6-2 with

Orioles recall catcher Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk; Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez optioned to the Tides

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled catcher Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned right-hander Miguel Gonzalez to the Tides. Clevenger, 28, has batted .328/.378/.458 in 36 games with Norfolk after batting .243/.300/.378 in 24 games for the Orioles earlier this season. Gonzalez, 30, has gone 4-5 with a 4.04 ERA (89.0IP, 40ER) in 16 games (15 starts) for the Orioles.

Marie Miller to perform “America the Beautiful” on Saturday at Oriole Park

The Orioles today announced that Curb Records artist Marie Miller will perform “America the Beautiful” during the seventh inning stretch Saturday at Oriole Park as the Orioles host the New York Yankees. Miller (@mmillermusic on both Twitter and Instagram) is a singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Her single “6’-2,” appeared on Dancing with the Stars this spring and currently appears

Orioles recall Guilmet from Triple-A Norfolk, send Norris to Double-A Bowie

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned right-hander Bud Norris to Double-A Bowie. Guilmet, 26, has posted a 5.79 ERA (9.1IP, 6ER) in nine games with the Orioles this season, striking out 11 and walking two. Norris, 29, has gone 7-6 with a 3.96 ERA (91.0IP, 40ER) in 15 starts for the Orioles this season.

Nationals add Faith Day and bonus promotions to 2014 calendar

As the Washington Nationals gear up for the second half of the 2014 baseball season, the team today announced the addition of Faith Day to the promotional schedule, which features a free postgame concert with contemporary Christian musician Lincoln Brewster on Saturday, September 6. Lincoln Brewster’s career - which includes collaborations with Steve Perry (Journey) and Michael W. Smith (Grammy Award-winning Christian music artist) -

Inclement weather postpones Orioles-Nationals game until Aug. 4

Tonight’s Nationals-Orioles game scheduled to begin at 7:05 p.m. at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., has been rescheduled for Monday, August 4 (time TBD) due to inclement weather. Fans with game tickets to tonight’s postponed contest may use their original tickets for the rescheduled game on August 4. Those unable to attend the game on August 4 can exchange their tickets for any game during

Orioles reinstate RHP Bud Norris from 15-day disabled list; RHP Julio DePaula designated for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Bud Norris from the 15-day DL and designated right-hander Julio DePaula for assignment. Norris, 29, was placed on the disabled list, retroactive to June 22, with a right groin strain. He has gone 7-5 with a 3.62 ERA (87.0IP, 35ER) in 14 starts for the Orioles this season. DePaula, 31, had his contract selected yesterday and

Thomas Arentz named Orioles winner of People “All-Star Teachers” program

Major League Baseball, Target, and People announced today the 30 winners in the “Target Presents People All-Star Teachers” campaign, which celebrates remarkable current and retired teachers who make an impact on the lives of their students and communities. Baltimore native Thomas Arentz has been selected by fans to represent the Orioles. Arentz, an English and Latin teacher at Sparrows Point High School, has impacted students

Orioles select contract of RHP Julio DePaula from Double-A Bowie; RHP Kevin Gausman optioned to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of right-hander Julio DePaula from Double-A Bowie and optioned right-hander Kevin Gausman to Triple-A Norfolk. DePaula, 31, has not allowed a run in three appearances with the Baysox (6.1IP, 3H, 3BB, 8K) after being signed by the Orioles organization on June 27 from the independent York Revolution. He has pitched to a 3.62 ERA (916.1IP,

Outfielder Jayson Werth named National League Player of the Week

Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth today was named the National League Player of the Week. Major League Baseball made the announcement this afternoon on MLB Network. Werth, 35, hit .450 (9-for-20) with five doubles, two home runs, nine RBI, five walks and seven runs scored on the week to earn the citation. Werth, who has posted at least one RBI in five straight contests, helped

Jordan Zimmermann named NL All-Star, Rendon eligible for The Final Vote

Washington Nationals right-handed starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann today was named a National League All-Star by Cardinals field manager Mike Matheny and Major League Baseball. The 85th Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be held at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. on Tuesday, July 15. The All-Star invitation is the second of Zimmermann’s career. He represented the Nationals at the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field,

Orioles recall right-hander Kevin Gausman; Right-hander Ramon Ramirez designated for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Kevin Gausman from Class-A Aberdeen and designated right-hander Ramon Ramirez for assignment. Gausman is expected to start today’s game at Boston. Gausman, 23, is 3-2 with a 3.86 ERA (28.0IP, 12ER) in five starts for the Orioles this season. Ramirez, 32, made one scoreless appearance for the Orioles (1.0IP, BB, 2K) after having his contract selected

Orioles add Guilmet as 26th player in nightcap of doubleheader

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Norfolk as the 26th player on the roster for the second game of today’s doubleheader. Guilmet, 26, is 4-1 with a 4.60 ERA (31.1IP, 16ER) and 34 strikeouts in 27 games for the Tides. He has pitched to a 5.79 ERA (9.1IP, 6ER) and 11 strikeouts in nine appearances for the Orioles

Nationals agree to terms with four international free agents

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with four international free agents: right-handed pitcher Tomas Alastre, right-handed pitcher Pedro Avila, left-handed pitcher Gilberto Chu and right-handed pitcher Christian Flores. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Director of International Scouting Johnny DiPuglia made the joint announcement. Alastre, 16, is a 6-foot-4, 170-pound native of Venezuela. He began his career at shortstop,

Nationals agree to terms with five International free agents

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with five international free agents: outfielder Yoel Andujar, shortstop Bryan Bencosme, outfielder Juan Evangelista, shortstop Adanlis Martinez and outfielder Brailin Mesa. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Director of International Scouting Johnny DiPuglia made the joint announcement. Andujar, 16, is a 6-foot-3, 185-pound native of the Dominican Republic. He is a right-handed hitter

Orioles reinstate outfielder Nolan Reimold from the 60-day disabled list and designate him for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they reinstated outfielder Nolan Reimold from the 60-day disabled list and designated him for assignment. Reimold, 30, was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 26, with cervical spine fusion surgery. He was transferred to the 60-day DL on April 7.

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