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Orioles acquire right-hander Logan Verrett

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster move: * Acquired right-hander Logan Verrett from the New York Mets in exchange for cash considerations. The 40-man roster is currently at 36 players.

Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon named NL Comeback Player of the Year

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon was named the 2016 National League Comeback Player of the Year on Tuesday in an announcement made by Major League Baseball on MLB Network. Rendon was joined by the American League honoree, Boston Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello. The Comeback Player of the Year Awards are officially sanctioned by Major League Baseball and presented annually to one player in

Nationals acquire pitcher Jimmy Cordero from Phillies

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Jimmy Cordero from the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday in exchange for a player to be named. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Cordero, 25, is 10-12 with a 3.80 ERA over the course of his five-year Minor League career. Originally signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays, Cordero has

Orioles name McDowell pitching coach, Mills bullpen coach

The Orioles today announced that they have named Roger McDowell as Major League pitching coach and Alan Mills as Major League bullpen coach. McDowell, 55, spent the past 11 seasons as the Major League pitching coach with the Atlanta Braves. In that span (2006-16), the Braves pitching staff went 905-876 and ranked fourth among Major League clubs with a 3.88 ERA, including a 3.58 ERA

OriolesREACH to host seventh annual Birdland Golf Classic in Lakewood Ranch

On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Orioles will hold the seventh annual OriolesREACH Birdland Golf Classic at the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., 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 event begins with registration at 11

Nationals agree to terms with outfielder Chris Heisey

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran outfielder Chris Heisey on Saturday. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Heisey, 31, returns to Washington for his second season with the Nationals after serving as a key member of Dusty Baker’s bench and a versatile defender during the 2016 season. He enters the 2017 season

Orioles make two roster moves

This evening, the Orioles made the following roster moves: * Selected the contracts of right-hander Joe Gunkel and right-hander Jesús Liranzo. The 40-man roster is currently at 35 players.

Nationals add five players to 40-man roster

The Washington Nationals selected the contracts of outfielder Rafael Bautista, first baseman Jose Marmolejos, catcher Raudy Read, infielder Matt Skole and right-handed pitcher Austin Voth on Friday, adding them to the team’s 40-man roster. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Bautista, 23, hit .283 with 12 doubles, four triples, four home runs, 39 RBI, 56 stolen bases and

Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer named 2016 National League Cy Young

Washington Nationals right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer was named the 2016 National League Cy Young Award winner on Wednesday night, in an announcement made by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America on MLB Network. The award is the second Cy Young of Scherzer’s career, his first in the National League. Scherzer, the 2013 American League Cy Young Award winner, is now just the sixth pitcher in

Tides to host Orioles in exhibition game

The Norfolk Tides announced today that the Baltimore Orioles will play an exhibition game at Harbor Park on Friday, March 31. Presented by BB&T, the game will feature the Orioles taking on the Tides, with first pitch scheduled for 3:05 p.m. “We are thrilled to be hosting the Orioles again this season” said Tides general manager Joe Gregory. “We’re proud to be an affiliate of

Orioles announce season debut of the “Hot Stove Show” on 105.7 The Fan

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 Nov. 17, fans will be able to enjoy one hour of Orioles news, analysis, special guests and more each week on 105.7 The Fan from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET. Orioles Radio Network and MASN

Nationals’ Spin Williams named Mike Coolbaugh Award winner

Honoring his nearly 40 years of service to the game, Washington Nationals senior advisor, player development Donald “Spin” Williams was named Monday as the recipient of the ninth-annual Mike Coolbaugh Award by Minor League Baseball. The award, which was created in 2008 to honor the late Mike Coolbaugh, a professional player and coach, is presented annually to “an individual who has shown outstanding baseball work

Murphy, Ramos win Silver Slugger Awards

Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy and catcher Wilson Ramos were honored as Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award winners on Thursday night, the first such honor for each player in his career. Louisville Slugger made the announcement on MLB Network. Murphy and Ramos are the first second baseman and catcher, respectively, in Nationals history to take home a Silver Slugger Award. The tandem’s dual honor

Trumbo wins Silver Slugger

Louisville Slugger tonight announced that Orioles OF MARK TRUMBO has been named a recipient of the 2016 Silver Slugger Award for one of three American League outfield positions, becoming the first Orioles outfielder to win the award since Adam Jones in 2013. Trumbo, 30, led Major League Baseball with 47 home runs and ranked tied for eighth with 108 RBI over 159 games with the

Nationals announce 2017 spring training schedule

The Washington Nationals announced their 33-game 2017 Spring Training schedule on Monday, featuring 16 games at their new spring home, The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Fla. Washington will begin the 2017 Inaugural Season at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches with its first home game on Tuesday, Feb. 28, against its partner at the new facility, the Houston Astros. The

Orioles Charitable Foundation to donate $25,000 to Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s Louisiana Flood Relief Fund

In the wake of devastating flooding across Louisiana earlier this year, the Baltimore Orioles Charitable Foundation has announced a donation of $25,000 to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s Louisiana Flood Relief Fund in an effort to help the lives of those affected by the natural disaster. Since relentless rains fell across Louisiana last August, disastrous flooding has caused terrible damage to homes and businesses, while

Orioles to celebrate 25th anniversary season at Oriole Park with commemorative logo on game baseballs and jerseys

The Orioles have introduced a commemorative logo in honor of the 25th anniversary season of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, which will be featured on the right sleeve of all Orioles game jerseys throughout the 2017 season. Additionally, the logo will be printed on official Rawlings® Major League Baseballs used in all home games during the 2017 season. The 25th anniversary commemorative logo features a

MASN announces 2016-17 college basketball and ice hockey schedules

MASN, the mid-Atlantic’s leader in live sports entertainment, will broadcast more than 100 men’s and women’s Division I college basketball games during the 2016-17 season, offering its viewers a lineup featuring local competitors Maryland and Georgetown, top-ranked teams and tournament action. The regional sports network’s hoops schedule will air on both MASN and MASN2, and features games from nine men’s conferences and some of the

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