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Harper, Donaldson named Hank Aaron Award winners

Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals have been selected as the American League and National League winners of the 2015 Hank Aaron Award, Major League Baseball announced today. Established in 1999 to honor the 25th Anniversary of Aaron breaking Babe Ruth’s all-time home run record, the Hank Aaron Award is officially sanctioned by MLB and recognizes the

Bryce Harper and Wilson Ramos named Rawlings Gold Glove finalists

The finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced Thursday by Rawlings Sports, and for the fourth consecutive year, the Washington Nationals have two players among the honorees. Right fielder Bryce Harper and catcher Wilson Ramos were named finalists at their respective positions, the first such honor for each player. The awards will be announced on Tuesday, November 10, on ESPN. Harper is up

Orioles claim right-hander Vance Worley off waivers

The Orioles today announced that they have claimed right-hander Vance Worley off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates. To make room for him on the 40-man roster, right-hander Jorge Rondon has been designated for assignment. Worley, 28, went 4-6 with a 4.02 ERA (71.2IP, 32ER) in 23 games (eight starts) with the Pirates in 2015. He posted a 2.83 ERA (28.2IP, 9ER) and held opponents to

Orioles announce 2016 spring training schedule

The Orioles today announced their 2016 Grapefruit League schedule, which opens Tuesday, March 1, with an away game in Lake Buena Vista, FL against the Atlanta Braves. The Orioles will open their home schedule the following day, Wednesday, March 2, with a 1:05 p.m. game against the Braves at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota. The Grapefruit League season will conclude with the club’s home-finale on

Tickets now on sale for Dec. 12 FanFest; autograph vouchers to go on sale Dec. 5

The Orioles announced today that they will host the annual FanFest event on Saturday, December 12 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Orioles FanFest, presented by Visit Sarasota County, will feature appearances by current and former Orioles players and coaches as part of a day-long celebration of baseball that will also include clinics, exhibits, and interactive games. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to

Max Scherzer named NL Player of the Week

Following a week in which he carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning and then turned in perhaps the most dominant no-hit performance in major league history as an encore, Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer was named the National League Player of the Week on Monday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. In his final start of the 2015 season, Scherzer held the

Nationals relieve manager Matt Williams, coaching staff of their duties

The Washington Nationals announced Monday that Matt Williams has been relieved of his duties as manager. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Additionally, Bench Coach Randy Knorr, Pitching Coach Steve McCatty, Hitting Coach Rick Schu, Third Base Coach Bobby Henley, First Base Coach Tony Tarasco, Bullpen Coach Matt LeCroy, and Defensive Coordinator/Advance Coach Mark Weidemaier have also been

Tonight’s Orioles-Yankees game postponed due to rain; split-admission doubleheader tomorrow at 12:05 & 7:05 p.m.

Tonight’s game between the Orioles and New York Yankees has been postponed due to rain and tonight’s forecast and will be made up as part of a split-admission doubleheader on Saturday, October 3, at 12:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. Separate admission is required for each game. Tickets for today’s game marked October 2 will be honored for the 12:05 p.m. game on October 3. Gates

Chris Davis named 2015 Most Valuable Oriole

The Orioles today announced that Chris Davis has been voted the winner of the 2015 Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole Award by members of the local media who cover the team on a regular basis. He will be recognized for his accomplishments in an on-field ceremony prior to Sunday’s regular season finale against the New York Yankees. Davis enters play today leading the Major

Saturday’s Breathe Deep Baltimore 5K walk benefiting Lungevity Foundation rescheduled for Oct. 18

The Orioles announced today that LUNGevity Foundation’s Breathe Deep Baltimore, a 5K walk to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer in memory of Orioles’ late Public Relations Director, Monica Pence Barlow, will be rescheduled for Sunday, October 18, at 9 a.m. at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. All current registration will be automatically rolled over to the new date. Registration is available online for

Orioles announce 2015 award winners for player development and scouting

The Orioles today announced the winners of their player development and scouting awards for 2015, including infielder Trey Mancini as the club’s top minor league player and right-handers Oliver Drake and Mychal Givens as the club’s top minor league pitchers. The winners will be honored in an on-field ceremony before Friday’s game against the New York Yankees, with awards presented by Orioles Director of Minor

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