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Orioles option Oliver Drake to Triple-A

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned right-hander Oliver Drake to Triple-A Norfolk With this move, the Orioles now have 38 players at Major League Spring Training, including six non-roster invitees.

Orioles set franchise record for spring training home sellout games

With today’s crowd of 5,441 for the final home game of Orioles Spring Training at Ed Smith Stadium in 2016, the Orioles have drawn a total of 119,029 fans for 16 home games in Sarasota this season, including a club record 11 home sellouts. This marks the second-highest attendance for an Orioles Spring Training in franchise history. Since moving its Major League operations to Sarasota,

Orioles announce opening day plans

The Orioles today have announced plans for the first home game of the 2016 season, Monday, April 4, at 3:05 p.m. ET against the Minnesota Twins. PREGAME FUN AROUND THE YARD To allow fans the opportunity to experience the excitement of Opening Day, the entire ballpark will open at noon on Monday. Each fan will receive a 2016 schedule FatheadĀ® decal, presented by Pizza Boli’s,

Orioles reassign Audry Perez to minor league camp

The Orioles today announced that they have reassigned catcher Audry Perez to minor league camp. With this move, the Orioles now have 39 players at Major League Spring Training, including six non-roster invitees.

Orioles announce dates for “O’s Days at Chick-fil-A”

The Orioles today announced that the popular “O’s Days at Chick-fil-A” promotion will return for the 2016 season, in partnership with Chick-fil-A. Beginning on opening day, Orioles fans wearing Orioles-branded apparel can visit any participating Baltimore area Chick-fil-A between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on four select dates to receive a complimentary original chicken sandwich. Orioles fans who wish to participate in

Orioles option outfielder Dariel Alvarez to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned outfielder Dariel Alvarez to Triple-A Norfolk. With this move, the Orioles now have 40 players at major league spring training, including seven non-roster invitees.

Orioles to hold season ticket Tag Day Saturday, April 2

Fans invited to ballpark to select their season seat location With the start of the regular season fast approaching, the Orioles will host the return of Tag Day on Saturday, April 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Tag Day allows fans who are interested in purchasing either a full or partial Season Plan for the 2016 season an

Orioles option Odrisamer Despaigne to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne to Triple-A Norfolk. With this move, the Orioles now have 41 players at Major League Spring Training, including seven non-roster invitees.

Christian Walker optioned to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned infielder/outfielder Christian Walker to Triple-A Norfolk. With this move, the Orioles now have 43 players at Major League Spring Training, including eight non-roster invitees.

Orioles announce O’s Zone events for fans

The Orioles today announced dates for their first three O’s Zone events, including the annual “Birds are Back” rally in Westminster, for fans to celebrate the opening of the 2016 season. The events will include Orioles giveaways, trivia and prizes, an appearance by the Oriole Bird, and autograph sessions with current and former Orioles players. The first O’s Zone presented by Budweiser will take place

Orioles to auction orange spring training jerseys beginning today at noon

Auction proceeds to benefit the Orioles Charitable Foundation The Orioles today announced that an online charity auction for the orange spring training jerseys worn this spring will take place on orioles.com/spring and orioles.com/auctions beginning today at noon ET. The auction will run until Friday, April 1, at 10:00 p.m. The orange spring training jerseys feature the new 2016 design, which includes a Florida patch on

Orioles to host “Nashville’s Music Row Comes to the Ballpark” charity event on Saturday, March 26

Event to benefit the Sarasota Family YMCA’s Youth Programs & Music Health Alliance The Orioles will host “Nashville’s Music Row Comes to the Ballpark” - an exclusive, on-field performance at Ed Smith Stadium - on Saturday, March 26. Every dollar raised at the charity event will directly benefit the Sarasota Family YMCA’s Youth Programs and Music Health Alliance. The performances will begin at 8:45 p.m.

Orioles to celebrate Kids’ Opening Day on Sunday, April 10

The Orioles today announced plans for their second annual Kids’ Opening Day, which will be held Sunday, April 10, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards when the Orioles host the Tampa Bay Rays 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

Nationals to host two exhibition games against Minnesota Twins

Fans are invited to attend first exhibition game with a donation to the Nationals Dream Foundation In preparation for the 2016 home opener at Nationals Park on April 7, the Nationals will host two exhibition games against the Minnesota Twins on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2. The first exhibition game will start at 6:05 p.m. on Friday. For this special game, seating will

Orioles host sixth annual All Faiths Food Drive on March 26

On Saturday, March 26, the Orioles will host the sixth annual All Faiths Food Drive. Fans attending the 1:05 p.m. game against the Boston Red Sox at Ed Smith Stadium are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and/or monetary donations to benefit the All Faiths Food Bank. Volunteers will collect all donations at the gates of the ballpark. Since 2011, more than 4,000 pounds of

Orioles sign left-hander Zach Phillips to one-year contract

The Orioles today announced that they have signed left-hander Zach Phillips to a one-year contract. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Orioles have designated left-hander Chris Jones for assignment. Phillips, 29, pitched for Triple-A Charlotte last season in the Chicago White Sox organization, going 1-1 with a 3.13 ERA (19 ER/54.2 IP), 64 strikeouts, and 12 saves over 46 relief appearances. In 365

Nationals announce “Pitch Your Product” winners

TWO LOCAL FOOD VENDORS ARE GETTING CALLED UP TO THE MAJOR LEAGUES Maryland and Virginia restaurants win Pitch Your Product competition The Nationals announced today that two local businesses, Maryland-based Pinch Dumplings and Virginia-based Haute Dogs and Fries, were declared the winners of the “Pitch Your Product” competition and will be featured at Nationals Park during the 2016 season. The “Pitch Your Product” competition was

Orioles reassign Marte, Beliveau to minor league camp

The Orioles today announced that they have reassigned outfielder Alfredo Marte and left-hander Jeff Beliveau to minor league camp. With these moves, the Orioles now have 43 players at Major League Spring Training, including eight non-roster invitees.

Orioles make two roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned right-hander Parker Bridwell and left-hander Chris Lee to Double-A Bowie. With these moves, the Orioles now have 45 players at Major League Spring Training, including 10 non-roster invitees.

Orioles make four roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned left-hander Chris Jones and outfielder Henry Urrutia to Triple-A Norfolk, optioned right-hander Jason Garcia to Double-A Bowie and reassigned right-hander Hunter Harvey to minor league camp. With these moves, the Orioles now have 47 players at major league spring training, including 10 non-roster invitees.

Orioles make seven roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have reassigned left-hander Cesar Cabral, catcher Jonah Heim, infielder Trey Mancini, infielder Ozzie Martinez, left-hander Andy Oliver, catcher Chance Sisco and left-hander Ashur Tolliver to minor league camp. With these moves, the Orioles now have 51 players at major league spring training, including 11 non-roster invitees.

Orioles to host 2016 “Go Green” day on Thursday, March 17

Game-worn caps & jerseys auction to benefit Marie Selby Botanical Gardens The Orioles will host “Go Green” day, presented by Waste Pro, at Ed Smith Stadium for St. Patrick’s Day on Thursday, March 17, when the Orioles host the Minnesota Twins at 7:05 p.m. ET. Orioles players and coaches will wear specially-designed white jerseys with green Orioles script lettering and a shamrock on the right

Orioles sign infielder Pedro Alvarez to one-year contract

The Orioles today announced that they have signed infielder Pedro Alvarez to a one-year contract. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Orioles have released right-hander Andrew Triggs. Alvarez, 29, hit .243/.318/.469 (106-for-437) with 18 doubles, 27 home runs, and 77 RBIs in 150 games for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015. The left-handed hitter slugged 24 home runs in 426 plate appearances last season

Orioles agree to terms with 21 players on one-year contracts

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with 21 players on one-year contracts: Right-handed pitchers: Parker Bridwell, Odrisamer Despaigne, Oliver Drake, Jason Garcia, Kevin Gausman, Mychal Givens, Chaz Roe, Andrew Triggs, Tyler Wilson and Mike Wright Left-handed pitchers: Chris Jones, Chris Lee and T.J. McFarland Catchers: Caleb Joseph and Francisco Pena Infielders: Jimmy Paredes, Jonathan Schoop and Christian Walker Outfielders: Dariel Alvarez,

Orioles individual game tickets go on sale March 9 at 10 a.m.

Individual tickets for Orioles regular season games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards will go on sale Wednesday, March 9, at 10:00 a.m. ET. It is recommended that fans purchase tickets 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

Nationals announce extension of safety netting

The Washington Nationals today announced they are extending the on-field netting to the outer ends of both dugouts for the 2016 season. “In December, Major League Baseball released new guidelines regarding field netting. An internal review of those guidelines led us to conclude that expanding the field netting is the best approach to enhance fan safety,” said Jennifer Giglio, vice president of communications for the

MASN announces 2016 Washington Nationals broadcast schedule

MASN, the television home of the Washington Nationals, today announced its Major League Baseball schedule for the 2016 season. Once again, all Nationals games broadcast by MASN will be available in crystal-clear high definition, including the season opener against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Monday, April 4. Other highlights of MASN’s 2016 Nationals schedule include interleague series against the Baltimore Orioles (Aug. 22-23,

MASN announces 2016 Baltimore Orioles broadcast schedule

MASN, the television home of the Baltimore Orioles, today announced its Major League Baseball schedule for the 2016 season. Once again, all Orioles games broadcast by MASN will be available in crystal-clear high definition, including the season opener at Camden Yards against the Minnesota Twins on Monday, April 4. Other highlights of MASN’s 2016 Orioles schedule include interleague games against the Washington Nationals (Aug. 22-23,

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