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Orioles acquire infielder Tim Beckham from Rays

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired infielder Tim Beckham from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for minor league right-hander Tobias Myers. Beckham, 27, batted .259/.314/.407 (82-for-317) with five doubles, three triples, 12 home runs, 31 runs, and 36 RBI in 87 games with the Rays this season. He hit .247/.299/.421 (179-for-725) with 24 doubles, 12 triples, 26 home runs, 81 runs, and

Nationals acquire right-hander Brandon Kintzler

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Brandon Kintzler from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for Minor League left-handed pitcher Tyler Watson and international bonus pool money. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Jimmy Cordero has been designated for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Kintzler, 32, is in his seventh Major League season and his second with the Twins. A

Nationals select RHP Erick Fedde

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde from Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday and granted outfielder Chris Heisey his release. On Saturday evening, catcher Pedro Severino was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse but recalled as the Nationals’ 26th man for Sunday’s doubleheader against the Colorado Rockies. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Fedde, 24, joins the

Orioles acquire right-hander Jeremy Hellickson from Phillies

The Orioles announced tonight that they have acquired right-hander Jeremy Hellickson and cash considerations from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for outfielder Hyun Soo Kim, minor league left-hander Garrett Cleavinger, and International Signing Bonus Slots. Hellickson, 30, has gone 6-5 with a 4.73 ERA (59 ER/112.1 IP) over 20 starts with the Phillies this season. Over 194 career Major League games (187 starts), he has

Light Rail link to be partially shut down during next Orioles homestand

Fans heading to Orioles games during next week’s homestand from July 31 to August 6 should be aware that the Maryland Transportation Authority’s Light RailLink will be partially shut down due to necessary repairs until August 11. The route between the North Avenue station and the Camden Yards station will be closed in both directions. Riders are urged to take MTA’s free shuttle bus service

Nationals recall left-hander Sammy Solis from Triple-A Syracuse

The Washington Nationals recalled left-handed pitcher Sammy Solis from Triple-A Syracuse on Thursday and placed right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to July 24, with a right elbow nerve impingement. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Solis, 28, returns to the Nationals’ Major League roster after six games with Triple-A Syracuse. The left-handed reliever

Jonathan Schoop named American League Player of the Week

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending July 23rd. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network. Schoop batted .433 (13-for-30) with eight runs scored, two doubles, three home runs and 16 RBI over seven games played to earn his first career AL Player of the Week Award. Among AL leaders,

Nationals recall Severino, select contract of Stevenson from Triple-A Syracuse

The Washington Nationals recalled catcher Pedro Severino and selected the contract of outfielder Andrew Stevenson from Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. Outfielder Ryan Raburn was placed on the bereavement list, and outfielder Chris Heisey was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left groin strain. Additionally, outfielder Jayson Werth (left foot contusion) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and

Orioles announce 10,000th home run contest presented by WGL Energy

As the Orioles approach an important home run milestone, the club is encouraging fans to predict who will hit the 10,000th regular season home run in Orioles history (since 1954) for a chance to win unique prizes. To date, the Orioles have hit 9,976 regular season home runs in club history, just 24 homers shy of the milestone. To enter the contest, fans should guess

Nationals select right-handed pitcher Edwin Jackson

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Edwin Jackson from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday and designated right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner for assignment. Additionally, the Nationals activated left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle and right-handed pitcher Ryan Madson, acquired Sunday from the Oakland Athletics. Right-handers Austin Adams and Trevor Gott were optioned to Triple-A Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made

Adam Jones wins Baltimore Orioles Heart and Hustle Award

Colorado Springs, Colo. - The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) is pleased to announce Adam Jones as the Baltimore Orioles 2017 Heart and Hustle Award winner. This esteemed award honors active players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and traditions of the game. The Heart and Hustle Award is also the only award in

Anthony Rendon wins Washington Nationals Heart and Hustle Award

Colorado Springs, Colo. - The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) is pleased to announce Anthony Rendon as the Washington Nationals 2017 Heart and Hustle Award winner. This esteemed award honors active players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and traditions of the game. The Heart and Hustle Award is also the only award in

Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon named National League Player of the Week

After opening the second half of the season going 7-for-11 (.636) with a double, three homers, three walks and four runs scored, Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon was named the National League Player of the Week on Monday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. Rendon hit safely in all three games following the All-Star break and moreover, he reached base safely in

Nationals select contract of right-hander Jacob Turner

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner from Triple-A Syracuse on Monday and transferred right-handed pitcher Koda Glover to the 60-day disabled list. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Turner, 26, returns to the Nationals for his second Major League assignment of the season. He went 2-3 with a 5.08 ERA in 18 games

Nationals acquire right-hander Ryan Madson and left-hander Sean Doolittle

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Ryan Madson and left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle in exchange for right-handed pitcher Blake Treinen, Minor League left-handed pitcher Jesus Luzardo and Minor League infielder Sheldon Neuse. In addition, right-handed pitcher Joe Ross was transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Madson, 36, owns a 2.06 ERA (9

Nationals recall right-handers Austin Adams and Trevor Gott

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitchers Austin Adams and Trevor Gott from Triple-A Syracuse on Friday, optioned left-handed pitcher Sammy Solis to Syracuse, and placed right-handed pitcher Joe Ross on the 10-day disabled list (retroactive to July 11) with a right elbow sprain. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Adams, 26, joins the Nationals for the first Major

Nationals agree to terms with 27 international free agents

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with 27 international free agents. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Vice President of International Operations Johnny DiPuglia made the joint announcement. COLOMBIA PLAYER POS B/T HT WT HOMETOWN Leandro Emiliani OF L/L 6-1 180 San Antero DOMINICAN REPUBLIC PLAYER POS B/T HT WT HOMETOWN Addiel Matias 3B R/R 6-1 170 Villa La

Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer named National League Pitcher of the Month

After leading Major League Baseball with a miniscule 0.99 ERA across five starts in the month of June, Nationals right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer was named National League Pitcher of the Month - his third such honor as a member of the Washington Nationals. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. Scherzer allowed just four earned runs in 36.1 innings pitched during the month.

Five Nationals named to NL All-Star team

Five Washington Nationals players were named 2017 Major League All-Stars on Sunday evening, with outfielder Bryce Harper, first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, second baseman Daniel Murphy, right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer, and right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg all awarded the annual mid-season honor. Harper, Murphy, and Zimmerman were all voted by fans as starters for the NL squad, the most starting players Washington has ever had in the

Nationals reinstate left-hander Sammy Solís

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab assignment and reinstated left-handed pitcher Sammy Solís from the 10-day disabled list on Saturday and designated right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Solis, 28, returns to the Nationals’ bullpen after missing 65 games with left elbow inflammation. The left-handed reliever made seven appearances on rehab assignment

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