The Washington Nationals and Houston Astros will celebrate the grand opening of their brand-new Spring Training ballpark on Tuesday, February 28 at 1:05 p.m. TICKETS Fans can still purchase tickets for the inaugural Opening Day at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Tickets start at just $20 and are available at ballparkpalmbeaches.com or in-person at the newly-opened Ballpark of the Palm Beaches box office. Fans
March 5 game vs. Philadelphia added to schedule; March 4 game at Tampa Bay to be broadcast on 1300 AM The Orioles and CBS Radio’s 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM), the flagship station of the Orioles Radio Network, have announced a change in the spring training radio broadcast schedule. The Orioles game on Sunday, March 5, against the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:05 p.m. has been added
The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a 2018 player option with catcher Matt Wieters on Friday. Additionally, first baseman Jose Marmolejos was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a left forearm strain. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. A four-time All-Star, Wieters joins the Nationals after eight years with the Baltimore Orioles
Fundraiser to benefit the Library Foundation for Sarasota County and Music Health Alliance For the second consecutive year, the Orioles will host “Nashville’s Music Row Comes to the Ballpark” - an exclusive, on-field performance at Ed Smith Stadium - on Friday, March 17. Every dollar raised at the charity event will benefit the Library Foundation for Sarasota County’s early childhood literacy programs and the Music
The Orioles have announced plans for Opening Day of the 2017 Spring Training season on Sunday, February 26, when the Orioles host the Pittsburgh Pirates at 1:05 p.m. at Ed Smith Stadium. All fans in attendance will receive a 2017 Spring Training schedule magnet, sponsored by Visit Sarasota. Additionally, the first 1,000 female fans in attendance will receive a Birds of Paradise flower, courtesy of
The Orioles today announced that they have acquired left-hander Richard Bleier from the New York Yankees in exchange for a player to be named later. To make room on the 40-man roster, infielder/outfielder Christian Walker has been designated for assignment. Bleier, 29, went 55-57 with a 4.02 ERA (413 ER/925.1 IP) in 241 career minor league games (123 starts). He made his major league debut
The Orioles today announced that they have acquired left-hander Vidal Nuño from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for right-hander Ryan Moseley. To make room on the 40-man roster, LHP T.J. McFarland has been designated for assignment. Nuño, 29, went 1-1 with a 3.53 ERA (23 ER/58.2 IP) and a 4.64 strikeout/walk ratio (11 walks, 51 strikeouts) in 55 games (one start) with the Seattle
The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a mutual 2018 option with first baseman/outfielder Adam Lind. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Lind, 33, owns a .271 batting average, .328 on-base percentage and .462 slugging percentage in a career that has spanned 11 major league seasons. The left-handed-hitting Lind has hit 20 or more
The Orioles today announced that they have named Howie Clark as assistant major league hitting Coach. Clark will join Scott Coolbaugh (hitting coach), Einar Díaz (major league coach), Bobby Dickerson (third base coach), Wayne Kirby (first base coach), Roger McDowell (pitching coach), Alan Mills (bullpen coach), and John Russell (bench coach) on the Orioles’ major league coaching staff. Clark, 43, served as hitting coach for
Tickets are still available for Opening Day, February 28, as well as other games of the inaugural season of Nationals Spring Training in West Palm Beach, Fl. For fans that are not able to make it to Spring Training, the Washington Nationals broadcast partners, the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) and 106.7 The Fan, will broadcast a total of 16 Nationals Spring Training matchups in 2017.
The Orioles today announced that they have acquired right-hander Gabriel Ynoa (pronounced ya-know-ah) from the New York Mets in exchange for cash considerations. To make room on the 40-man roster, catcher Francisco Peña has been designated for assignment. Ynoa, 23, went 59-30 with a 3.36 ERA (297 ER/795.1 IP) and 1.17 WHIP in 136 career minor league games (128 starts). He made his major league
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MASN, the television home of the defending National League East champion Washington Nationals, will broadcast seven Nationals spring training games during the 2017 Grapefruit League season. All of the games will appear on MASN, beginning with the Nationals’ Feb. 28 game against the Houston Astros at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, the new spring complex shared by the two teams. The Astros-Nationals game on
MASN, the television home of the Baltimore Orioles, will broadcast seven Orioles spring training games during the 2017 Grapefruit League campaign. All games will appear on MASN, beginning with the Orioles’ Feb. 27 game against the New York Yankees in Sarasota, Fla. The network’s spring training coverage includes six more games from Ed Smith Stadium, the team’s Grapefruit League home: March 5 against the Philadelphia
The Orioles today released their 2017 promotional schedule highlighted by several new items, including an Orioles Maryland flag script replica jersey, a Manny Machado Starting Lineup figure, Zach Britton and Jonathan Schoop bobbleheads, a new design for the popular hooded sweatshirt, and a 25th Anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards replica ballpark, as well as the return of several fan-favorite events including Kids’ Opening
The Washington Nationals are excited to announce they will play the Boston Red Sox in an exhibition game on Saturday, April 1 at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. As part of a new three-year agreement, the Nationals will hold one exhibition game at the Naval Academy through 2019. The Nationals’ opponent for the games in 2018 and 2019 will be determined at
The Orioles invite all fans to celebrate the start of spring training at Sarasota SpringFest, a free family-friendly event for fans of all ages at Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 18. Along with watching players practice on the back fields, fans can also enjoy games and interactive activities in the East Parking Lot, located next to the Left Field Ticket office, from 9 a.m.
The Washington Nationals acquired left-handed pitcher Enny Romero from the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Jeffrey Rosa. Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Romero, a 26-year-old left-handed reliever, joins the Nationals after appearing in 52 games (45.2 IP) and striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings in his first full major
The Orioles today announced that they have invited 12 non-roster players to major league spring training in Sarasota, Fla. The list includes one left-handed pitcher, three right-handed pitchers, three catchers, two infielders and three outfielders. A complete list of the Orioles’ non-roster invitees for 2017 spring training is below: PITCHERS (4)RHP Nate Adcock LHP Jed BradleyRHP Richard RodríguezRHP Zach StewartCATCHERS (3)Yermín MercedesAudry PérezChance SiscoINFIELDERS (2)Robert
The Orioles and CBS Radio’s 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM), the flagship station of the Orioles Radio Network, have announced that 12 Orioles spring training games will be broadcast in 2017. The schedule begins with the home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 1:05 p.m. ET. The broadcast schedule also features eight additional home games in Sarasota, including the March 7 game