The Orioles today announced the return of the weekly “Hot Stove Show” on CBS Radio’s 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM), the flagship station of the Orioles Radio Network. Beginning on December 3, 2015, fans will be able to enjoy one hour of Orioles news, analysis, special guests, and more each week on 105.7 The Fan. MASN broadcaster Jim Hunter will join MASNsports.com beat writer Roch Kubatko
The Orioles today announced that they have acquired outfielder L.J. Hoes from the Houston Astros in exchange for cash considerations. To make room on the 40-man roster, infielder Andy Wilkins has been designated for assignment. Hoes, 25, batted .295/.383/.400 with 24 doubles, three triples, three home runs, and 53 RBI in 99 games with Triple-A Fresno last season, including a .375/.447/.515 slash line in 136
The Founders Club will host event to benefit the Miracle League of Manasota On Monday, February 22, the Orioles will hold the sixth annual OriolesREACH Birdland Golf Classic at The Founders Club to benefit the Miracle League of Manasota, an organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for every person to play baseball, regardless of their ability. Registration is now open for golfers and corporate partners.
The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contracts of right-hander Parker Bridwell, left-hander Chris Lee and right-hander Andrew Triggs. Bridwell, 24, went 4-5 with a 3.99 ERA (43 ER/97.0 IP) in 18 starts with the Baysox this season. Over six minor league seasons, he has gone 26-41 with a 4.83 ERA (309 ER/576.1 IP) in 114 games (110 starts). He is currently ranked
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was named the 2015 National League Most Valuable Player on Thursday night, in an announcement made by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America on MLB Network. Harper, who was 22 years, 353 days old at the close of the 2015 season, is the fourth-youngest player ever to win the MVP award, and the third-youngest to take the National League honors.
The Washington Nationals selected the contracts of infielder Chris Bostick, catcher Spencer Kieboom and left-handed pitcher Nick Lee on Thursday, adding them to the team’s 40-man roster. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Bostick, 23, ranked first in the Nationals’ system in stolen bases, fourth in home runs, and fourth in RBI in 2015. In 137 games between
The Washington Nationals released their 29-game 2016 Spring Training schedule on Thursday, featuring 14 home games at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, FL. The home Grapefruit League slate will open on Thursday, March 3 vs. the New York Mets. The Nationals will get their share of competition against 2015 playoff teams, facing the Mets, St. Louis Cardinals and Houston Astros numerous times throughout the spring.
With a focus on being proactive and utilizing injury-prevention techniques, the Washington Nationals announced a new medical structure and expansion on Tuesday, with several personnel additions and changes. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. In an innovative shift, the Nationals are transitioning their medical department to one that utilizes a proactive model, with significant analytic input. This will
The Orioles today announced that catcher Matt Wieters has accepted the club’s Qualifying Offer and will return for the 2016 season. Wieters, 29, batted .267/.319/.422 with eight home runs and 25 RBI in 75 games with the Orioles this season. He finished the season riding an eight-game hitting streak (.444/.545/.741) and slugged the 100th home run of his career in Game 2 of a doubleheader
Nationals launch search for the newest concession at Nationals Park The Nationals are giving local vendors and restaurants the chance to pitch their culinary concepts to be sold at Nationals Park during the 2016 season, offering businesses from D.C., Maryland and Virginia the exciting opportunity to have their product featured at a Major League ballpark. “We are always looking for opportunities to offer a greater
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was named a National League outfield winner of the Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award on Thursday night, the first such honor of his career. This is the fourth consecutive season in which the Nationals have had a Silver Slugger Award winner, and the first time the organization has had an outfield honoree since Alfonso Soriano in 2006. “We are proud
MASN, the region’s leader in live sports entertainment, will broadcast more than 200 men’s and women’s Division I college basketball games during the 2015-16 season, offering its viewers a lineup featuring top-ranked programs, local rivalries and tournament action. The regional sports network’s hoops schedule will air on both MASN and MASN2, and features games from 15 men’s conferences and some of the top women’s programs
Earlier tonight, Rawlings announced that Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been named the 2015 American League Gold Glove Award recipient for defensive excellence at third base. Machado led all American League third basemen in total chances (488), double plays (38), range factor per 9.0 innings (3.09), and range factor per game (3.01) in 2015. He also ranked second in assists (337) and putouts (132),
The Orioles today announced that they have made Qualifying Offers to left-hander Wei-Yin Chen, first baseman Chris Davis and catcher Matt Wieters. Additionally, the club has selected the contract of left-hander Chris Jones from Triple-A Norfolk. Chen, 30, went 11-8 with a 3.34 ERA (71 ER/191.1 IP) over 31 starts for the Orioles this season. Davis, 29, batted .262/.361/.562 with 47 home runs and with
Coverage of the Washington Nationals’ press conference announcing the hiring of manager Dusty Baker will air live on MASN on Thursday, Nov. 5, beginning at 11 a.m. “Nats Xtra” anchor Johnny Holliday and Nationals color analyst F.P. Santangelo will host MASN’s press conference coverage live from Nationals Park. MASN will air the full introductory press conference featuring Baker and Nationals president of baseball operations and
The Orioles and the Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program are teaming up again this year to collect and distribute food to help people in need in Sarasota. The Orioles will collect non-perishable food items at Ed Smith Stadium beginning on Monday, November 9, and will host the charity’s Thanksgiving Sorting Day at the ballpark on Friday, November 20. Non-perishable food items may be dropped off
The Washington Nationals named Dusty Baker as manager on Tuesday, agreeing to terms on a multi-year contract that makes him the sixth field manager in Nationals history. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Baker, 66, brings nearly 50 years of professional baseball experience to the Nationals, including 20 years as a Major League manager, six as a coach, and
The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Dylan Bundy from the 60-day disabled list. Bundy, 22, was recalled from Double-A Bowie and placed on the 60-day DL on September 24 with a right shoulder strain. In eight starts with the Baysox this season, he went 0-3 with a 3.68 ERA (9 ER/22.0 IP) and 25 strikeouts. He is currently ranked by MLB.com as