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Nationals recall Hill from Triple-A Syracuse, place Strasburg on 15-day DL

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Taylor Hill from Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday and placed right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list with neck tightness. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Hill, 26, joins the Nationals for the first time this season. The right-hander is 3-2 with a 4.35 ERA (25 ER/51.2 IP) in nine starts with

Orioles return right-hander Tyler Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk after today’s doubleheader

The Orioles today announced that they have returned right-hander Tyler Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk after today’s doubleheader. Wilson was recalled as the 26th player for today’s doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox and started Game 1. He tossed 6.0 innings and allowed two earned runs in the 3-2 loss.

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Orioles recall RHP Tyler Wilson as 26th player for today’s doubleheader

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk as the 26th player for today’s doubleheader. Wilson, 25, made his major league debut on May 20 by tossing a scoreless inning of relief vs. Seattle. He compiled a 4.50 ERA in two outings while earning his first Major League win on May 22 at Miami. This season with Triple-A Norfolk,

Orioles reinstate infielder Ryan Flaherty from the disabled list, designate outfielder Alejandro De Aza for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated infielder Ryan Flaherty from the 15-day disabled list and designated outfielder Alejandro De Aza for assignment. Flaherty, 28, appeared in two rehab games with Triple-A Norfolk, going 0-for-5 with three walks, two RBI, and a run scored. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list on May 12 with a right groin strain. In 13 games with

Orioles to host official legacy book signing with author Jim Henneman on May 30

Copies of “Baltimore Orioles: 60 Years of Orioles Magic” Available for Purchase The Orioles today announced that they will host another official legacy book signing featuring longtime Baltimore sportswriter and author of “Baltimore Orioles: 60 Years of Orioles Magic,” Jim Henneman, on Saturday, May 30. Henneman will sign from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Official Orioles Team Store at Oriole Park at Camden

Orioles recall Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk, Lavarnway designated for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled catcher Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk and designated catcher Ryan Lavarnway for assignment. Clevenger, 29, hit .352/.413/.451 (32-91) with three doubles, two home runs, and 14 RBI in 27 games with Triple-A Norfolk this season. He played in 35 games with the Orioles in 2014, batting .225/.289/.337 (20-89) with eight doubles, a triple, and eight RBI. Over

Nationals recall right-hander Taylor Jordan

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Taylor Jordan on Sunday and optioned right-handed pitcher A.J. Cole to Triple-A Syracuse. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Jordan, 26, is 1-2 with a 2.14 ERA (10 ER/42 IP) in seven starts for Triple-A Syracuse. Opposing batters have hit just .208 against him and he has fanned 26 while walking just eight.

Orioles option left-hander T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk, select the contract of right-hander Chaz Roe from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned left-hander T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk. In a corresponding move, the Orioles have selected the contract of right-hander Chaz Roe from Triple-A Norfolk. Additionally, left-hander Wesley Wright has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list. McFarland, 25, was recalled on May 8 and has made five relief appearances while fanning eight over 5 innings. Roe, 28, has

Memorial Day ceremonies and Brooks Robinson High School All-Star Game highlight eight-game homestand

The Orioles will open their eight-game homestand on Monday, May 25, Memorial Day, at 1:35 p.m. against the Houston Astros with ceremonies honoring our nation’s Armed Forces, including a presentation of the colors by Defense Information School Joint Color Guard; a ceremonial first pitch delivered by Col. Brian Foley, Garrison Commander of U.S. Army Fort Meade 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment; and the national anthem performed

Nationals reinstate right-hander Casey Janssen, place Sammy Solis on 15-day disabled list

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated right-handed pitcher Casey Janssen on Friday and placed left-handed pitcher Sammy Solis on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 18, with left shoulder inflammation. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Janssen, 33, joins the Nationals’ active roster for the first time this season after missing the first 41 games with

Orioles reinstate infielder Everth Cabrera from disabled list, option infielder Rey Navarro to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated infielder Everth Cabrera from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned infielder Rey Navarro to Triple-A Norfolk. Cabrera, 28, appeared in six rehab games with Triple-A Norfolk, batting .208/.240/.250 (5-24) with a double, RBI, and three runs scored. He was placed on the disabled list on May 7 with a left foot contusion. Cabrera was signed as

Orioles announce 2015 military appreciation efforts

With Memorial Day Weekend approaching, the Orioles have announced their season-long efforts to honor members of our Armed Forces. The club is fortunate to be surrounded by dedicated military personnel throughout the region, and grateful for all of those who risk their lives each day for our country. More than 6,800 members of our military have died, and more than 50,000 have been wounded, during

Nationals place Werth on DL, recall Difo from Triple-A

The Washington Nationals recalled infielder Wilmer Difo from Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday and placed outfielder Jayson Werth on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 16, with a left wrist contusion. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Difo, 23, is coming off a breakout 2014 season in which he was named the South Atlantic League’s Most Valuable Player.

Orioles place Norris on disabled list, recall Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have placed right-hander Bud Norris on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 11, with bronchitis. In a corresponding move, the Orioles have recalled right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk. Norris, 30, has gone 1-4 with a 9.88 ERA (27.1IP, 30ER) over six starts with the Orioles this season. Wilson, 25, went 2-4 with a 3.43 ERA (39.1IP, 15ER)

Harper again named National League Player of the Week

Following a historically powerful week with an encore that continued to solidify his place among the game’s elite, Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper earned his second consecutive National League Player of the Week award on Monday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. Harper went 12-for-23 (.522) over the last week, posting a .656 on-base percentage and a 1.087 slugging percentage, courtesy

Orioles announce game change for May 28 doubleheader vs. White Sox

The Orioles today announced that the single-admission doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, May 28, at Oriole Park has been rescheduled for 1:05 p.m. The doubleheader had been scheduled to begin at 4:05 p.m. following two postponed games between the teams on Monday, April 27, and Tuesday, April 28. Tickets for the postponed game on April 27 are valid for the doubleheader. Fans

Fister placed on 15-day DL, Cole recalled from Triple-A

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher A.J. Cole from Triple-A Syracuse and placed right-handed pitcher Doug Fister on the 15-day Disabled List with right forearm tightness on Friday. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Cole, 23, entered the 2015 season ranked as the Nationals’ No. 6 prospect, and the No. 91 prospect in all of baseball, according to Baseball

Orioles place right-hander Jason Garcia on disabled list, recall right-hander Mike Wright from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have placed right-hander Jason Garcia on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis, retroactive to May 11. In a corresponding move, the Orioles have recalled right-hander Mike Wright from Triple-A Norfolk. Garcia, 22, pitched to a 5.93 ERA (13.2IP, 9ER) over eight games with the Orioles this season after making his Major League debut on April 8 at

Orioles to host official legacy book signing Sunday, May 17 with author Jim Henneman; copies of “Baltimore Orioles: 60 Years of Orioles Magic” available for purchase

The Orioles today announced that they will host an official legacy book signing featuring longtime Baltimore sportswriter and author of “Baltimore Orioles: 60 Years of Orioles Magic,” Jim Henneman, on Sunday, May 17. Henneman will sign from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Official Orioles Team Store at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Beginning with the return of Major League Baseball to Charm City

Orioles place Flaherty on disabled list, recall Navarro from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have placed infielder Ryan Flaherty on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain. In a corresponding move, the Orioles have recalled infielder Rey Navarro from Triple-A Norfolk. Flaherty, 28, batted .250/.372/.500 (9-36) with three doubles, two home runs, and four RBI in 13 games with the Orioles this season. Navarro, 25, hit .429/.438/.857 (6-14) with a double,

Harper named National League Player of the Week

After an historically powerful week at the plate, Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper was named the National League Player of the Week on Monday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. Harper, who is currently leading the National League in home runs (11) and is tied for the Major League lead in walks (27), hit .455 with a .520 on-base percentage and

Orioles claim right-hander Jorge Rondon off waivers from Colorado

The Orioles today announced that they have claimed minor league right-hander Jorge Rondon off waivers from the Colorado Rockies and optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk. In a corresponding move, catcher Matt Wieters has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Rondon, 27, pitched in two games for Colorado this season. In five games at Triple-A Albuquerque, he went 0-0 with a 1.35 ERA (6.2IP, ER).

Orioles make four roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated infielder Ryan Flaherty from the 15-day disabled list, recalled left-hander T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk, placed right-hander Kevin Gausman on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis (retroactive to May 7), and optioned infielder Rey Navarro to Triple-A Norfolk. Flaherty, 28, appeared in three rehab games with Double-A Bowie, batting .333/.385/.667 (4-12) with a double, home

Orioles reinstate J.J. Hardy from the 15-day disabled list; Everth Cabrera placed on the 15-day disabled list

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated infielder J.J. Hardy from the 15-day disabled list and have placed infielder Everth Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list with a left foot contusion. Hardy, 32, appeared in three rehab games with Double-A Bowie, batting .333/.333/.417 (4-12) with a double, RBI, and two runs scored. He was placed on the disabled list on April 5 (retroactive to

Orioles to host Baltimore City high school baseball championship game this Saturday at Oriole Park

The Orioles today announced that they will host the Baltimore City High School Baseball Championship game between the Academy for College and Career Exploration (12-1) and Digital Harbor High School (11-1) on Saturday, May 9 at 1:00 p.m. at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Both schools finished the regular season with the two best records among Baltimore City high schools, and the winner will be

Machado to host BaseBOWL tournament benefiting City Department of Recreation and Parks

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will host the second annual Manny Machado BaseBOWL Tournament, a celebrity charity event to support Baltimore City’s Department of Recreation and Parks on Monday, May 18. The sold-out event will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Mustang Alleys Bar, Bowling and Bistro, located at 1300 Bank Street in Baltimore. In support of Machado’s efforts, the Orioles will

Nationals announce Fan’s Choice Flex Pack

Beginning today, the Washington Nationals will offer the Fan’s Choice Flex Pack ticket package program. Nationals fans will have the opportunity to purchase a game from each of the four categories listed below, and receive a voucher for a fifth FREE ticket, redeemable for any Regular Tier game (full list of qualifying games can be found here). Offered each season since 2009, a Flex Pack

Orioles unveil new Player-Designed T-Shirt Series

The Orioles today announced details for a new Player-Designed T-Shirt Series featuring personalized graphics and themes created by Orioles players. The series will feature five different Orioles players including Zach Britton (May 30), Bud Norris (June 30), and J.J. Hardy (July 30). The Orioles will announce the players and designs for the August 19 and September 30 giveaways at a later date. On May 30

Washington Nationals to recognize 2015 honorary bat girl contest winner at Nationals Park for “Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer”

Major League Baseball has announced the winners of the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl contest, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to eradicating the disease. The Honorary Bat Girl for the Washington Nationals is Tracy Lustig of Alexandria, Va. She will be recognized on the field and will be responsible for delivering the lineup card before

2015 honorary bat girl contest winner to be recognized on May 15 at Oriole Park

Major League Baseball announced the 30 winners of the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl Contest that recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and demonstrate a commitment to eradicating the disease. The winner of the Honorary Bat Girl Contest for the Orioles is Sara Tresselt, who will be recognized in a pre-game ceremony at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Friday, May 15

Orioles encourage fans to “Vote Orange” and send O’s players to 2015 All-Star Game

After a successful 2014 campaign, in which three Orioles players were selected by the fans to start the 2014 All-Star Game, the Orioles are again encouraging fans to vote early, vote often, and “Vote Orange” in 2015. Voting for the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Cincinnati has begun, and for the first time ever, Major League Baseball is holding its All-Star Game balloting

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