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Orioles and AT&T Fans’ Choice Bobblehead promotion returns for fourth consecutive year

The Orioles have announced the return of the fan-favorite AT&T Fans’ Choice Bobblehead promotion for 2015. Fans will once again be able to select the player they want to be immortalized in a bobblehead giveaway, scheduled to be distributed during Fan Appreciation Weekend on Sunday, October 4 to the first 25,000 fans age 15 and over. Fans can vote for any of five players who

Nats acquire outfielder Matt den Dekker from Mets

The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder Matt den Dekker from the New York Mets on Monday in exchange for left-hander Jerry Blevins. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. den Dekker, 27, joins the Nationals after spending parts of the last two seasons with the Mets. In 80 career Major League games, den Dekker is a career .238 hitter with a

Orioles to host fan appreciation promotions at Ed Smith Stadium

The Orioles will conclude their sixth season in Sarasota with special Fan Appreciation celebrations during the final two home games at Ed Smith Stadium on Wednesday, April 1 and Friday, April 3. This year, the Orioles will thank fans for their support throughout Spring Training with an exclusive poster giveaway and an end-of-season fireworks display. Through 12 home games, more than 92,000 fans have enjoyed

Orioles reassign catcher J.P. Arencibia to minor league camp

The Orioles today announced that they have reassigned catcher J.P. Arencibia to minor league camp. With this move, the Orioles now have 36 players at Major League Spring Training, including four non-roster invitees.

Nationals trade catcher Sandy Leon to Red Sox

The Washington Nationals traded catcher Sandy Leon to the Boston Red Sox on Monday in exchange for cash considerations. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Leon, 26, spent parts of the three previous seasons with the Nationals, hitting .189 in 34 Major League games. In 550 Minor League games over eight seasons, Leon is a career .236 hitter with

Orioles make three roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have reassigned outfielder Dariel Alvarez, infielder Chris Parmelee and right-hander Chaz Roe to minor league camp. With these moves, the Orioles now have 37 players at Major League Spring Training, including five non-roster invitees.

Orioles option right-hander Tyler Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned right-hander Tyler Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk. With this move, the Orioles now have 40 players at Major League Spring Training, including eight non-roster invitees.

Today’s Rays-Orioles game at Ed Smith Stadium canceled due to rain

Today’s Orioles-Rays game at Ed Smith Stadium has been canceled due to rain. There will be no makeup date. Fans holding paid tickets for today’s game purchased online at www.orioles.com, via phone at (877) 222-2802, or directly from the Ed Smith Stadium Box Office may exchange their tickets for any of the remaining Spring Training games at Ed Smith Stadium, subject to availability, or request

Orioles to celebrate Kids’ Opening Day on Sunday, April 12

The Orioles today announced plans for their first-ever Kids’ Opening Day, which will be held Sunday, April 12, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards when the Orioles host the Toronto Blue Jays at 1:35 p.m. The celebration will welcome children and their families to a new season of Orioles Baseball with many fun activities and unique gameday opportunities for several lucky kids throughout the day.

Orioles to host fifth annual All Faiths Food Drive on Tuesday, March 31

On Tuesday, March 31, the Orioles will host the 5th annual All Faiths Food Drive to help underserved families in the Sarasota area. Fans attending the 1:05 p.m. game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and/or monetary donations to benefit the All Faiths Food Bank. Since 2011, over 2,896 pounds of food and $4,000 in

Orioles reassign right-hander Steve Johnson

The Orioles today announced that they have reassigned right-hander Steve Johnson to minor league camp. With this move, the Orioles now have 41 players at Major League Spring Training, including eight non-roster invitees.

Orioles option outfielder Henry Urrutia to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned outfielder Henry Urrutia to Triple-A Norfolk. With this move, the Orioles now have 42 players at Major League Spring Training, including nine non-roster invitees.

Orioles make two roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned left-hander Tim Berry and right-hander Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk. With these moves, the Orioles now have 43 players at Major League Spring Training, including nine non-roster invitees.

MLB commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. to throw ceremonial first pitch on opening day

The Washington Nationals today announced that Robert D. Manfred Jr., the tenth Commissioner of Baseball, will throw the ceremonial first pitch on opening day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6. “We are so honored that Commissioner Manfred has chosen to spend this historic opening day in Washington,” said Mark D. Lerner, Vice Chairman and one of the Principal Owners of the Nationals. “His participation

Orioles host “Go Green” Day, auction game-worn green caps for charity on March 17

The Orioles will feature two initiatives from their Sarasota 365 community outreach program during today’s game at 1:05 p.m. against the Minnesota Twins. The Orioles will host “Go Green” Day, presented by Waste Pro, for St. Patrick’s Day at the environmentally-friendly Ed Smith Stadium. The team will wear specially-designed, green O’s caps, which will be autographed, authenticated, and auctioned online at www.orioles.com/spring, to benefit Marie

Orioles make four roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned infielder Christian Walker to Triple-A Norfolk and right-hander Dylan Bundy to Double-A Bowie. Right-hander Hunter Harvey has been reassigned to minor league camp. Left-hander Mark Hendrickson has been released. With these moves, the Orioles now have 45 players at Major League Spring Training, including nine non-roster invitees.

Orioles to hold season ticket Tag Day Saturday, March 21

Fans invited to the ballpark to select their season ticket location With the start of the season fast approaching, the Orioles will host the return of Tag Day on Saturday, March 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Tag Day gives fans interested in purchasing either a full or partial Season Plan for the 2015 season the opportunity to

Orioles make two roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned infielder Rey Navarro to Triple-A Norfolk and reassigned outfielder Matt Tuiasospo to minor league camp. With these moves, the Orioles now have 49 players at Major League Spring Training, including 11 non-roster invitees.

O’s to feature Plush Cow giveway, Kids Run the Bases and Big League Readers on March 14

This Saturday, March 14, the Orioles will feature two activities exclusively for children, as well as a Plush Cow promotional giveaway when the Orioles take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium at 1:05 p.m. The first 3,000 fans through the gates on Saturday will receive a Plush Cow, presented by Chick-fil-A. Following the game, Schofield, Hand & Bright Orthopaedics will sponsor Kids

Orioles option Gamboa to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned right-hander Eddie Gamboa to Triple-A Norfolk. With this move, the Orioles now have 51 players at Major League Spring Training, including 12 non-roster invitees.

MASN announces 2015 Nationals broadcast schedule

MASN, the television home of the defending National League East champion Washington Nationals, today announced its Major League Baseball schedule for the 2015 season. Once again, all Nationals games broadcast by MASN will be available in crystal-clear high definition, including the season opener against the New York Mets at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6. Other highlights of MASN’s 2014 Nationals schedule include interleague series

MASN announces 2015 Orioles broadcast schedule

MASN, the television home of the defending American League East champion Baltimore Orioles, today announced its Major League Baseball schedulefor the 2015 season. Once again, all Orioles games broadcast by MASN will be available in crystal-clear high definition, including the season opener at Tropicana Field against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, April 6. Other highlights of MASN’s 2015 Orioles schedule include interleague games against

Orioles agree to terms with 16 players on one-year contracts

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with 16 players on one-year contracts: RHP: Brad Brach, Jason Garcia, Kevin Gausman, Logan Verrett, Tyler Wilson and Mike Wright LHP: Tim Berry and T.J. McFarland C: Steve Clevenger and Caleb Joseph INF: Manny Machado, Jimmy Paredes, Jonathan Schoop and Christian Walker OF: David Lough and Henry Urrutia With these moves, all players currently on

Orioles announce 2015 promotions and special events

The Orioles today released their 2015 promotional schedule highlighted by several new items, including Kids’ Opening Day, a Buck Showalter garden gnome, a J.J. Hardy replica jersey, and an Orioles hooded sweatshirt, along with several returning fan favorites. Opening Weekend of the 2015 season will be filled with promotions, starting with an Orioles Schedule FatheadĀ® Decal, presented by Pizza Boli’s, given to all fans at

Orioles make five roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned right-hander Oliver Drake to Triple-A Norfolk and reassigned infielder Michael Almanzar, right-hander Dane De La Rosa, left-hander Chris Jones, and catcher Brian Ward to minor league camp. With these moves, the Orioles now have 52 players at Major League Spring Training, including 12 non-roster invitees.

Orioles select Marie Selby Botanical Gardens as partner for 2015 “Go Green” Day, green cap auction

The Orioles have selected Marie Selby Botanical Gardens as the ballclub’s partner for “Go Green” Day on Tuesday, March 17 when the Orioles take on the Minnesota Twins at 1:05 p.m. at Ed Smith Stadium. Selby Gardens, a world-renowned botanical research center and leader in environmental education, will benefit from an online auction of specially-designed, green O’s caps autographed by players. The caps will be

Orioles individual game tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on March 11

Individual tickets for Orioles regular season games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards will go on sale this Wednesday, March 11 at 10:00 a.m. It is recommended that fans purchase online. Fans interested in individual game tickets or those wishing to receive additional Orioles ticket information may call the Orioles Fan Services Department at 1-888-848-BIRD. Individual tickets for Orioles home games at Oriole Park may

Orioles name Ramon Martinez special assignment pitching instructor

The Orioles today announced that they have named Ramon Martinez as Special Assignment Pitching Instructor. Martinez will concentrate on developing Latin American pitchers throughout the organization. Martinez, 46, pitched 14 seasons in the Major Leagues, spending time with the Los Angeles Dodgers (1988-98), Boston Red Sox (1999-00), and Pittsburgh Pirates (2001) organizations. Over 301 games (297 starts), he went 135-88 with a 3.67 ERA (1895.2IP,

Cal Ripken Jr. to throw out first pitch, sign his new book on March 5 at Ed Smith Stadium

The Orioles today announced that Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. will visit Ed Smith Stadium on Thursday, March 5 for the Orioles’ 7:05 p.m. game against the Toronto Blue Jays, where he will throw out the ceremonial first pitch and sign copies of his new children’s book, Out At Home, on the lower concourse beginning at 8:00 p.m. The visit is part of a

Orioles announce 2015 spring training opening day plans for this Wednesday

The Orioles have announced plans for the first home game of their 2015 Spring Training season and their sixth season in Sarasota. The team will face the Detroit Tigers at Ed Smith Stadium this Wednesday, March 4, at 1:05 p.m. All fans in attendance will receive a 2015 Spring Training schedule magnet, courtesy of Visit Sarasota County, as well as a rally towel provided by

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