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Orioles acquire left-hander Wade Miley from Mariners

The Orioles announced tonight that they have acquired left-hander Wade Miley from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for left-hander Ariel Miranda. Miley, 29, has gone 7-8 with a 4.98 ERA (62 ER/112.0 IP) over 19 starts with the Mariners this season. Over 157 career Major League games (153 starts), he has posted a 56-54 record with a 4.07 ERA (427 ER/944.1 IP) and 728 strikeouts.

Nationals recall right-hander Reynaldo Lopez

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Reynaldo Lopez from Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Lopez returns to the Nationals for the second start of his major league career, which he will make Saturday afternoon in San Francisco. The 22-year-old made his major league debut on July 19 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. In

Nationals acquire All-Star closer right-hander Mark Melancon

The Washington Nationals acquired All-Star right-handed pitcher Mark Melancon from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday, in exchange for left-handed pitcher Felipe Rivero and minor league left-handed pitcher Taylor Hearn. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Melancon, 31, comes to the Nationals on the heels of nearly four seasons as the Pirates closer, in which he’s amassed the fourth-most

Nationals recall C Pedro Severino

The Washington Nationals recalled catcher Pedro Severino from Triple-A Syracuse on Friday and placed catcher Jose Lobaton on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 20) with left elbow tendonitis. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Severino, 23, joins Washington for his second Major League assignment of the season. Severino, who entered the season rated as the “Best

Orioles sign Logan Ondrusek, Chaz Roe designated for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they have signed right-hander Logan Ondrusek to a Major League contract and designated right-hander Chaz Roe for assignment. Ondrusek, 31, went 8-3 with a 2.17 ERA (24 ER/99.2 IP) in 102 games with the Yakult Swallows of the Japan Central League over the last two seasons, including a 3-1 record and 2.45 ERA (8 ER/29.1 IP) in 30 games this

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones to go head-to-head with local husband-and-wife team in ballpark food cook-off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Steph Senkewicz (Deisher) 410-504-8326 or 443-604-6274 ssenkewicz@mghus.com BALTIMORE ORIOLES OUTFIELDER ADAM JONES TO GO HEAD-TO-HEAD WITH LOCAL HUSBAND AND WIFE TEAM IN BALLPARK FOOD COOK-OFF CareFirst Fan Challenge winner to put Jones’ culinary creation to the test on Wednesday, August 3 at Dempsey’s Brew Pub BALTIMORE (July 28, 2016) - Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) today announced that Baltimore Orioles outfielder

Nationals recall infielder Wilmer Difo

The Washington Nationals recalled infielder Wilmer Difo from Double-A Harrisburg and placed infielder Stephen Drew on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 24) with vertigo-like symptoms on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Difo, 24, joins Washington for his first Major League assignment of the season. In 96 games with Double-A Harrisburg, Difo is hitting .255

Orioles make three roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated right-hander Ubaldo Jiménez from the Paternity Leave List, reinstated outfielder Hyun Soo Kom from the 15-day disabled list and designated outfielder Julio Borbón for assignment. Jiménez, 32, has gone 5-9 with a 7.38 ERA (67 ER/81.2 IP) and 72 strikeouts over 18 games (17 starts) with the Orioles this season. In 75 career games (71 starts) with

Nationals reinstate first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and left-hander Sammy Solis

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab assignment and reinstated first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and left-handed pitcher Sammy Solis on Tuesday. Outfielder Michael A. Taylor and right-hander Lucas Giolito were optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Zimmerman, 31, returns to the Nationals’ active roster after missing 13 games with a left rib cage

Orioles option outfielder Dariel Álvarez to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles tonight announced that they have optioned outfielder Dariel Álvarez to Triple-A Norfolk. Álvarez, 27, went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk in four plate appearances over two games with the Orioles this season.

Orioles reinstate RHP Darren O’Day from the disabled list, option LHP Donnie Hart to Double-A Bowie

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated RHP Darren O’Day from the 15-day disabled list and optioned LHP Donnie Hart to Double-A Bowie. O’Day, 33, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain on June 3. He has gone 2-1 with a 3.15 ERA (7 ER/20.0 IP), two saves, and 25 strikeouts in 22 games with the Orioles this season.

Nationals recall right-hander Lucas Giolito

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Lucas Giolito from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned right-handed pitcher Koda Glover to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Giolito returns to the Nationals to make the third start of his Major League career, for which he’ll take the ball on Sunday afternoon vs. the San Diego Padres. Currently

O’s place Jimenez on paternity list, recall Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk and placed right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on the paternity leave list. Wilson, 26, has gone 4-6 with a 5.22 ERA (47 ER/81.0 IP) in 16 games (13 starts) with the Orioles this season. Over 25 career Major League games (18 starts), he is 6-8 with a 4.69 ERA (61 ER/117.0 IP). The

Orioles recall Dariel Álvarez from Triple-A Norfolk, place Joey Rickard on disabled list

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled outfielder Dariel Álvarez from Triple-A Norfolk and placed outfielder Joey Rickard on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 21) with a right thumb ligament injury. Álvarez, 27, batted .280/.315/.382 (104-for-372) with 26 doubles, four home runs, 34 runs scored and 40 RBIs over 93 games this season with Triple-A Norfolk. He walked in his only plate

Nationals select contract of right-hander Koda Glover

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Koda Glover from Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday and optioned right-handed pitcher Reynaldo Lopez to Syracuse. Additionally, left-handed pitcher Nick Lee was designated for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Glover, 22, has advanced through three levels of Washington’s Minor League system this season, going 3-0 with six saves

Orioles to host book signing with Jim Palmer on July 22

The Orioles today announced that they will host a book signing featuring Baseball Hall of Famer and Orioles legend Jim Palmer on Friday, July 22. Palmer will sign copies of his new book, “Nine Innings to Success,” from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET at the Official Orioles Team Store at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Fans can purchase the book at the signing for

O’s select contract of left-hander Donnie Hart from Double-A Bowie

The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of left-hander Donnie Hart from Double-A Bowie. Hart, 25, was named a 2016 Eastern League All-Star, going 2-0 with a 2.31 ERA (10 ER/39.0 IP), two saves, and 43 strikeouts over 33 games with Double-A Bowie this season. He registered at least one strikeout in 27 of his 33 games and held left-handed hitters to

Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame announces 2016 class

Christine Brennan, Marco Etcheverry, Patrick Ewing, Frank Herzog, Earl Lloyd, Dexter Manley, Missy Meharg, Bob Milloy, Hymie Perlo, Phil Perlo and Harold Solomon will be honored during a pregame ceremony on July 17 at Nationals Park The 11 new members of the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame will be honored during a pregame ceremony on Sunday, July 17 at Nationals Park, before the Nationals

Crush Davis, sidekick Samson to be featured in Aug. 20 bobblehead giveaway

The Orioles have announced that Birdland superhero Crush Davis and his English Bulldog sidekick, Samson, will be featured on a unique bobblehead giveaway on Saturday, August 20, when the Orioles host the Houston Astros at 7:05 p.m. ET. Both Davis and Samson will be depicted in their traditional superhero attire with heads that bobble. Crush Davis is based on the alter ego of Orioles first

Orioles, OriolesREACH to host Aug. 19 fundraising event to benefit Shannon’s Fund

The Orioles and OriolesREACH will host a private fundraising event for Shannon’s Fund on Friday, August 19, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Oriole Park prior to the 7:05 p.m. game against the Houston Astros. There are two ticket options available for the game: $50 for seating in the Eutaw Street Reserve or $65 for seating in the Roof Deck in center field. Both

Orioles option RHP Jason Garcia to Double-A Bowie

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned RHP Jason Garcia to Double-A Bowie. Garcia, 23, was recalled from Double-A Bowie on July 9 and did not appear in a game for the Orioles this season.

Orioles recall right-hander Jason Garcia from Double-A Bowie

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Jason Garcia from Double-A Bowie. Garcia, 23, went 4-7 with a 4.79 ERA (41 ER/77.0 IP) in 15 starts with Double-A Bowie this season. He made his Major League debut on April 8, 2015 at Tampa Bay and went 1-0 with a 4.25 ERA (14 ER/29.2 IP) and 22 strikeouts in 21 games with the Orioles

Orioles option right-hander Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles tonight announced that they have optioned right-hander Mike Wright to Triple-A Norfolk. Wright, 26, was recalled earlier this afternoon from the Tides and pitched 4.2 innings tonight vs. Los Angeles (AL), surrendering four runs (two earned) on three hits, while walking two and striking out two.

Nationals RHP Max Scherzer named to NL All-Star team

Nationals right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer was named an All-Star for the fourth consecutive season, added to the National League squad on Friday by manager Terry Collins. Scherzer’s addition gives the Washington Nationals five All-Star representatives, a record for the club since baseball returned to the District in 2005. Scherzer joins four teammates: outfielder Bryce Harper, second baseman Daniel Murphy, catcher Wilson Ramos, and right-handed pitcher

Orioles recall right-hander Mike Wright from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Mike Wright from Triple-A Norfolk. Wright, 26, has gone 3-4 with a 6.12 ERA (44 ER/64.2 IP) over 13 games (12 starts) with the Orioles this season. He went 1-0 with a 0.87 ERA (2 ER/20.2 IP) and 13 strikeouts in three starts with the Tides this season. Over 25 career Major League games (21

Orioles reinstate infielder Pedro Álvarez from the bereavement list

The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated infielder Pedro Álvarez from the bereavement list. Álvarez, 29, has batted .242/.317/.461 (40-for-165) with nine doubles, nine home runs and 26 RBIs in 53 games with the Orioles this season. Over 795 career major league games, he has hit .236/.310/.442 with 140 home runs and 427 RBIs. Since 2012, Álvarez ranks 19th among major league hitters with

Four Nationals named to NL All-Star team

Four Washington Nationals players were named 2016 Major League All-Stars on Tuesday evening, with outfielder Bryce Harper, second baseman Daniel Murphy, catcher Wilson Ramos, and right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg all awarded the annual mid-season honor. The 2016 American League and National League rosters were unveiled during the “Esurance All-Star Selection Show” on ESPN Tuesday night. This is just the second time in Nationals history (2005-present)

Orioles to celebrate 50th anniversary of 1966 World Series on July 8

Fans are encouraged to arrive early on Friday, July 8, as the Orioles celebrate the 50th anniversary of their 1966 World Series victory. Prior to the 7:05 p.m. ET game against the Los Angeles Angels, the Orioles will commemorate the first World Championship in club history with a video tribute, followed by an on-field ceremony including 13 members of the 1966 World Series team. The

Nationals’ Espinosa named NL Player of the Week

Following a week in which he hit .423 with two doubles, five home runs, 17 RBI, one hit-by-pitch, four walks and eight runs scored, Nationals shortstop Danny Espinosa was named the National League Player of the Week on Tuesday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. This is the first Player of the Week award of Espinosa’s career, coming after he turned in

Orioles make four roster moves

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled outfielder Dariel Alvarez from Triple-A Norfolk, recalled left-handed pitcher Jayson Aquino from Double-A Bowie, placed infielder Pedro Alvarez on the bereavement list, and optioned left-hander Ariel Miranda to Triple-A Norfolk. Dariel Álvarez, 27, hit .271/.309/.363 (88-for-325) with three home runs, 21 doubles, and 33 RBI over 82 games this season with Triple-A Norfolk. He made his Major

Nationals activate Papelbon from DL, option Taylor to Triple-A

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab assignment and reinstated right-handed pitcher Jonathan Papelbon on Monday, and optioned outfielder Michael A. Taylor to Triple-A Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Papelbon, 35, returns to the Nationals after missing 19 games with a right intercostal strain. The veteran closer appeared in three rehab games with Single-A Potomac (June 27)

Nationals reinstate RHP Stephen Strasburg

The Washington Nationals reinstated right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg from the 15-day disabled list on Sunday and placed right-handed pitcher Joe Ross on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Strasburg, who will start for Washington on Sunday afternoon vs. Cincinnati, returns to the Nationals’ active roster after missing 17 games with

Nationals agree to terms with 19 International free agents

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with 19 international free agents: right-handed pitcher Johan Adon, right-handed pitcher Thony Amoroso, infielder Yasel Antuna, right-handed pitcher Carlos Cuello, outfielder David Escobar, shotstop Luis Garcia, right-handed pitcher Niomar Gomez, right-handed pitcher Rafael Melendez, outfielder Ricardo Mendez, catcher Kelvin Pacheco, right-handed pitcher Eric Pena, outfielder Landerson Pena, catcher Wilmer Perez, catcher Israel Pineda, infielder Cesar Porte, catcher Luis

Nationals agree to terms with two picks from the 2016 First-Year Player Draft

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with first-round selection (No. 29 overall), right-handed pitcher Dane Dunning, and 12th-round pick (No. 364 overall) left-handed pitcher Hayden Howard. Nationals president of baseball operations & general manager Mike Rizzo and assistant general manager & vice president of scouting operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement. A 6-foot-4, 200-pound junior, Dunning went 6-3 with two saves and a

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