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Nationals announce 2018 opening day roster

The Washington Nationals announced their 2018 Opening Day roster on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. The Nationals 25-man roster is comprised of 13 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders, and four outfielders. CATCHERS (2): Matt Wieters, Miguel Montero INFIELDERS (6): Ryan Zimmerman, Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Anthony Rendon, Matt Adams, Wilmer Difo OUTFIELDERS (4): Adam Eaton, Michael

Orioles finalize 25-man roster

The Orioles today announced several roster moves to finalize their 25-man roster. Two players have been placed on the 10-day disabled list: outfielder Mark Trumbo (retroactive to March 26 - right quad strain) and right-hander Gabriel Ynoa (retroactive to March 26 - right shin stress reaction). Left-hander Zach Britton is currently on the 60-day disabled list (since February 15 - right Achilles surgery). The Orioles

Orioles introduce family-friendly concessions and retail pricing as part of ongoing commitment to affordability and fan experience

Popular local brands also added to Oriole Park’s concessions lineup Further enhancing one of the most affordable, family-friendly entertainment experiences in professional sports, the Orioles have lowered the average price of several popular retail items at Oriole Park at Camden Yards for the 2018 season, and added a new range of concessions sizing and pricing options. Consistent with the club’s new Kids Cheer Free program

Orioles announce opening day plans

The Orioles today have announced plans for Opening Day on Thursday, March 29, at 3:05 p.m. ET against the Minnesota Twins, which will air on MASN, Entercom Baltimore’s 105.7 The Fan, and the entire 45-station Orioles Radio Network. PREGAME FUN AROUND THE YARD To allow fans the opportunity to experience the excitement of Opening Day, the entire ballpark will open at noon on Thursday. Each

Orioles pledge $300,000 to local charities as part of Birdland Community Heroes Program

The Orioles today announced a $300,000 pledge to local charities in support of the club’s Birdland Community Heroes program. The donation total includes a combined pledge of $100,000 from the Orioles Charitable Foundation to the 2018 season’s Birdland Community Heroes’ related charities, as well as $200,000 to the charities of those Heroes honored in prior seasons. On Opening Day, Thursday, March 29, the Orioles are

Orioles to honor UMBC men’s basketball team as part of UMBC Pride Night at Oriole Park

The Orioles announced today that they will honor the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Men’s Basketball team in a special pregame ceremony on Friday, April 20 prior to the 7:05 p.m. ET game against the Cleveland Indians. The UMBC Retrievers captured the nation’s attention, and made Baltimore proud, as they became the first ever 16-seed in men’s basketball to defeat a 1-seed with their

Orioles welcome 100,000 fans for the eighth time in nine seasons at Ed Smith Stadium

With tonight’s crowd of 7,769 for this season’s Spring Training finale at Ed Smith Stadium, the Orioles have drawn a total of 103,294 fans for 15 home games in Sarasota. It is the eighth time in nine seasons that the Orioles have welcomed more than 100,000 fans at Ed Smith Stadium. Since moving Major League operations to Sarasota, 988,349 fans have enjoyed Orioles Spring Training

Brian Roberts elected to Orioles Hall of Fame; Fred Manfra is Herb Armstrong Award winner

The Orioles today announced that former Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts has been elected to the Orioles Hall of Fame. Additionally, long-time Orioles Radio broadcaster Fred Manfra will be inducted as this year’s Herb Armstrong Award winner. Roberts and Manfra will be honored at a luncheon at Oriole Park sponsored by the Oriole Advocates, founders of the Orioles Hall of Fame, on Friday, August 10

Orioles sign right-hander Alex Cobb to four-year contract

The Orioles today announced that they have signed right-hander Alex Cobb to a four-year contract. To make room on the 40-man roster, right-hander José Mesa Jr. has been designated for assignment. Cobb, 30, went 12-10 with a 3.66 ERA (73 ER/179.1 IP) and 128 strikeouts in 29 starts with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2017. Over a six-year Major League career, Cobb has gone 48-35

Tuesday’s Rays-Orioles game at Ed Smith Stadium cancelled due to inclement weather

Tonight’s Orioles-Rays game at Ed Smith Stadium has been cancelled due to inclement weather. There will be no makeup date. Fans holding paid tickets for tonight’s game purchased online at www.orioles.com, via phone at (877) 222-2802, or directly from the Ed Smith Stadium Box Office may exchange their tickets for any of the three remaining Spring Training games at Ed Smith Stadium, subject to availability,

Orioles to celebrate Kids’ Opening Day on Sunday, April 1

The Orioles today announced plans for their fourth annual Kids’ Opening Day presented by Weis Markets, which will be held Sunday, April 1, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards when the Orioles host the Minnesota Twins at 1:05 p.m. ET. The celebration will welcome children and their families to a new season of Orioles Baseball with many fun activities and unique gameday opportunities for several

Orioles host “Go Green” auction to benefit Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

On Saturday, March 17, Orioles players and coaches will wear specially-designed green caps when the Orioles take on the Toronto Blue Jays at Ed Smith Stadium at 1:05 p.m. ET on St. Patrick’s Day. Each base will also have special St. Patrick’s Day jewels on them in celebration of the holiday. The three bases will be authenticated and auctioned, and the game-worn and team-issued caps

Orioles name Scott Lewis as Vice President of Strategy & Analytics

The Orioles have named Scott Lewis as the club’s Vice President of Strategy & Analytics. Lewis will oversee the club’s centralized department of research, business intelligence, analysis, and data management, enhancing internal research functions and aiding the club’s relationships with partners as well as fans. Focusing on applying sports-specific and general business analytics principles to all areas of the company, Lewis will develop data-driven solutions

Orioles launch groundbreaking “Kids Cheer Free” initiative

The Orioles today announced a new “Kids Cheer Free” initiative inviting parents to bring young Orioles fans age 9 and younger to Oriole Park at Camden Yards free of charge. Every adult who purchases a regularly-priced individual game ticket in the Upper Deck will be invited to bring up to two children (ages 9 and under) to the ballpark compliments of the Orioles. “Kids Cheer

LOCASH to headline charity concert benefiting Sarasota Academy of the Arts at Ed Smith Stadium on March 25

Top-ranked Spring Training Venue to Host Award-Winning Country Duo The Orioles today announced a special end-of-season charitable concert featuring the award-winning country duo LOCASH on Sunday, March 25, at 7:00 p.m. ET. All proceeds from the event will benefit Sarasota Academy of the Arts Musical Theater Program. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 9, at 10:00 a.m. at www.orioles.com/LOCASH, at the Orioles Box Office

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