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Britton wins Mariano Rivera AL Reliever of the Year Award

Major League Baseball tonight announced that Orioles left-hander Zach Britton has been named the 2016 recipient of the Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year award. Britton was presented with his award prior to tonight’s Game 4 of the 112th World Series. Britton, 28, went 47-for-47 in save opportunities this season, posting the third-longest stretch of consecutive saves converted to start a season in

Orioles announce 2017 spring training schedule

The Orioles today announced their 2017 Grapefruit League schedule, which opens Friday, February 24, with an away game in Lakeland, Fla., against the Detroit Tigers. The Orioles will play their home opener two days later on Sunday, February 26, with a 1:05 p.m. ET game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota. The club’s Grapefruit League season will conclude at Ed Smith

Orioles claim left-hander Jed Bradley from Braves, designate infielder Paul Janish for assignment

The Orioles today announced that they have claimed left-hander Jed Bradley off waivers from the Atlanta Braves. To make room on the 40-man roster, infielder Paul Janish has been designated for assignment. Bradley, 26, went 1-1 with a 5.14 ERA (4 ER/7.0 IP) over six relief appearances with the Atlanta Braves in 2016, including earning the win in his major league debut on Sept. 3

Nationals announce 2016 NLDS roster

The Washington Nationals announced their 2016 National League Division Series roster on Friday, in advance of the series’ opening game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. President of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. The Nationals’ NLDS roster is comprised of 11 pitchers (seven right-handed pitchers, four left-handed pitchers), two catchers, seven infielders and five outfielders. The Nationals will mix veteran experience

Orioles announce roster for wild card game

The Orioles have announced their roster for the 2016 American League Wild Card Game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Infielders/outfielders (13): Pedro Alvarez, Michael Bourn, Chris Davis, Ryan Flaherty, J.J. Hardy, Adam Jones, Hyun Soo Kim, Manny Machado, Trey Mancini, Nolan Reimold, Jonathan Schoop, Drew Stubbs, Mark Trumbo Catchers (2): Caleb Joseph, Matt Wieters Pitchers (10): Brad Brach, Zach Britton, Dylan Bundy, Brian Duensing, Mychal

Trea Turner again named NL Rookie of the Month

Posting a .339 batting average with five doubles, two triples, eight home runs, eight walks, 18 RBI and 15 stolen bases in the final month of his rookie regular season, Nationals infielder/outfielder Trea Turner earned his second consecutive National League Rookie of the Month award. The honor, which comes on the heels of Turner taking home the award for August as well, was announced by

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