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Nationals recall den Dekker from Triple-A Syracuse, place Span on 15-day DL

The Washington Nationals recalled outfielder Matt den Dekker from Triple-A Syracuse on Friday and placed center fielder Denard Span on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 27, with left hip inflammation. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. den Dekker, 28, returns to Washington for his fourth Major League stint of the season. The versatile outfielder has hit .184

Orioles to celebrate 20th anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr.’s record-breaking 2,131st consecutive game streak

The Orioles will open a three-game homestand on Monday, August 31, at 7:05 p.m. ET against the Tampa Bay Rays. The homestand will feature many special events including KidsPeace Night, an Orioles Wives Habitat for Humanity build, and a night to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr.’s record-breaking 2,131st consecutive game On Tuesday, September 1, prior to the 7:05 p.m. game against the

Orioles option right-hander Jorge Rondon to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned right-hander Jorge Rondon to Triple-A Norfolk. Rondon, 27, allowed one run over 4.0 innings in two outings after being recalled from the Tides on August 24. In three games with the Orioles this season since being claimed off waivers from the Colorado Rockies on May 10, Rondon has posted a 1.23 ERA (7.1IP, ER) while striking out

Orioles to auction 2130 and 2131 Maryland license plates in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Ripken’s streak

The Orioles today announced that an online charity auction for the 2130 and the 2131 numbered Orioles-themed Maryland license plates will begin on Thursday, August 27, at 12:00 p.m. ET in honor of the 20th anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr.’s record-breaking 2,131st consecutive game streak. Maryland residents who plan on using the winning license plate on a Maryland registered car can visit www.orioles.com/2131 to bid

Span reinstated from DL, Nationals option Roark to Single-A Potomac

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated center fielder Denard Span from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday, and optioned right-handed pitcher Tanner Roark to Single-A Potomac. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Span, 31, returns to the Nationals after missing 40 games due to back tightness. The Nationals’ leadoff man is coming off six rehab games -

Orioles select contract of infielder Paul Janish from Triple-A Norfolk, place catcher Steve Clevenger on paternity list

The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of infielder Paul Janish from Triple-A Norfolk and placed catcher Steve Clevenger on the paternity list. Janish, 32, batted .235/.313/.272 (71-302) with seven doubles, two triples, 21 RBI, and 29 runs scored in 95 games with the Tides this season and led International League shortstops with a .990 fielding percentage (four errors, 407 total chances).

Orioles make four roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Norfolk and have reinstated infielder/outfielder Steve Pearce from the 15-day disabled list. In corresponding moves, the Orioles have placed shortstop J.J. Hardy on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain and designated outfielder Nolan Reimold for assignment. Rondon, 27, has gone 3-1 with a 2.42 ERA (14 ER/52.0 IP) in

Nationals recall Turner from Triple-A, place Moore on 15-day disabled list

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of shortstop Trea Turner from Triple-A Syracuse on Friday and placed first baseman/outfielder Tyler Moore on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 19, with a left ankle sprain. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Aaron Barrett (right elbow sprain) was transferred to the 60-day DL. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Turner joins the Nationals

Sept. 13 Royals-Orioles game moved to 8:05 p.m. for ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball”

Major League Baseball and the Orioles today announced that the start time for the series finale against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, September 13, at Oriole Park has been moved from 1:35 p.m. to 8:05 p.m. ET. The adjusted time is due to the selection of the game for “Sunday Night Baseball,” exclusively televised by ESPN. All gates will open to fans at 6:05

Orioles recall Henry Urrutia from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled outfielder Henry Urrutia from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned outfielder Junior Lake to Triple-A Norfolk. Urrutia, 28, batted .292/.344/.414 (126-432) with 21 doubles, a triple, 10 home runs, and 50 RBI in 107 games with the Tides this season. He ranks fourth in the International League with 126 hits and ninth with a .292 batting average. The 2013

Orioles recall catcher Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk, designate outfielder David Lough for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled catcher Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk and designated outfielder David Lough for assignment. Clevenger, 29, has appeared in four games with the Orioles this season, batting .455/.455/.545 (5-11). He was named an International League All-Star this season and batted .305/.375/.393 (80-262) in 75 games with the Tides this season. Lough, 29, batted .202/.243/.318 (26-129) in 76 games

Orioles to unveil pet calendar and sign autographs to benefit the animals of BARCS

The Orioles will open a 10-game homestand on Friday, August 14, at 7:05 p.m. against the Oakland Athletics. The homestand will feature many special events including an autograph signing of the popular Orioles pet calendar at the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS), the 2015 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and the 2015 Orioles Hall of Fame Class luncheon and ceremony. Additionally, several exclusive giveaways

Orioles to host third official legacy book signing Saturday, Aug. 15 with author Jim Henneman

The Orioles today announced that they will host their third official legacy book signing featuring longtime Baltimore sportswriter and author of “Baltimore Orioles: 60 Years of Orioles Magic,” Jim Henneman, on Saturday, August 15, prior to the Orioles 7:05 p.m. game against the Oakland Athletics. Henneman will sign from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Official Orioles Team Store at Oriole Park at Camden

Orioles recall right-hander Mychal Givens from Double-A Bowie, place right-hander Chaz Roe on 15-day disabled list

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Mychal Givens from Double-A Bowie and placed right-hander Chaz Roe on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis. Givens, 25, has gone 1-0 and worked 4.0 scoreless innings in three appearances with the Orioles this season. In 35 games with Double-A Bowie this season, Givens went 4-2 with a 1.73 ERA (57 1/3 IP, 11

Orioles reinstate right-hander Jason Garcia from 60-day DL, option right-hander Mychal Givens to Double-A Bowie

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Jason Garcia from the 60-day disabled list and optioned right-hander Mychal Givens to Double-A Bowie. Garcia, 22, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendinitis on May 13 and transferred to the 60-day DL on June 20. He made nine Major League rehabilitation appearances with Double-A Bowie, going 1-2 with a 4.20 ERA

Nationals recall right-hander Blake Treinen, option right-hander Aaron Barrett to Triple-A

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen from Triple-A Syracuse on Thursday and optioned right-handed pitcher Aaron Barrett there. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Treinen, 27, returns to the Nationals after five scoreless appearances with the Chiefs. The hard-throwing right-hander joined Triple-A Syracuse on July 21 and did not allow a run in 12.0 innings pitched. He

Orioles to support BARCS Animal Shelter with Pet Calendar Sale and Autograph Signing

Six Orioles to sign calendars at BARCS on August 22 The Orioles today announced that the seventh annual Orioles Pet Calendar, sponsored by Pet+E.R., will go on sale Saturday, August 22, with proceeds benefiting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS), a non-profit shelter that accepts and cares for all animals in need. The 16-month calendar features photos of Orioles players with their pets

Orioles recall left-hander T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk, option right-hander Tyler Wilson to Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled left-hander T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned right-hander Tyler Wilson to Triple-A Norfolk. McFarland, 26, went 2-3 with a 2.91 ERA (52.2IP, 17ER) and a save in 16 games (nine starts) with the Tides this season. He allowed one earned run over his last four appearances (all in relief) with Norfolk, posting a 1.13 ERA (8.0IP)

Orioles recall right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk. Wilson, 25, has gone 1-1 with a 2.12 ERA (17 IP, 4 ER) in five games (one start) with the Orioles this season. He made his major league debut on May 20 vs. the Seattle Mariners and his first career major league start on May 28 in Game 1 of a

Orioles recall right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk. Wilson, 25, has gone 1-1 with a 2.12 ERA (17.0IP, 4ER) in five games (one start) with the Orioles this season. He made his Major League debut on May 20 vs. the Seattle Mariners and his first career Major League start on May 28 in Game 1 of a doubleheader against

Orioles option right-hander Jorge Rondon to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned right-hander Jorge Rondon to Triple-A Norfolk. Rondon, 26, was recalled from the Tides on August 1 and made his Orioles debut this afternoon against the Detroit Tigers, tossing 3 1/3 scoreless innings while allowing three hits and striking out one.

Outfielder Gerardo Parra becomes 1,000th player in Orioles history

Upon starting tonight’s game in left field against the Detroit Tigers, outfielder Gerardo Parra became the 1,000th player to appear in a game for the Orioles in franchise history. The infographic below provides several facts and figures about the 1,000 players that have worn an Orioles uniform since the club moved to Baltimore in 1954.

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