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Orioles partner with Catholic Relief Services to host the “75,000 Meal Challenge” to fight hunger

For the third year, the Orioles will host Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Helping Hands, a volunteer meal-packaging program, for a special fundraiser and meal-packaging event at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Sunday, September 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET. After a successful fundraiser in 2017, which surpassed the initial goal of 25,000 meals, the Orioles and CRS will continue their partnership in

Nationals reinstate right-hander Brandon Kintzler from disabled list

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated right-handed pitcher Brandon Kintzler from the 10-day disabled list and optioned right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez to Triple-A Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Kintzler, 33, returns to the active roster after missing 12 games with a right forearm flexor strain. He appeared in 31 of Washington’s 64 games prior

Orioles announce details for LGBT Pride Night at Oriole Park on June 27

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, fans are invited to attend LGBT Pride Night at Oriole Park on Wednesday, June 27, when the Orioles take on the Seattle Mariners at 7:05 p.m. ET. LGBT Pride Night Theme Night ticket packages, which include a ticket to the game and an O’s pride cap, are available for purchase at www.orioles.com/LGBTpride. A limited number of VIP ticket packages

Orioles host “Halfway to Christmas” celebration at Oriole Park on June 25

Oriole Park at Camden Yards’ bullpen picnic area will transform into a Winter Wonderland on Monday, June 25, as the Orioles invite fans to celebrate the halfway mark to Christmas during the club’s 7:05 p.m. ET game against the Seattle Mariners. Fans will enjoy a variety of holiday-themed merriment, and the first 25,000 fans 15 and over will receive an exclusive Buck “Snow”alter Snow Globe.

Nationals acquire Kelvin Herrera from Royals

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Kelvin Herrera from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for infielder Kelvin Gutierrez, Minor League outfielder Blake Perkins and Minor League right-handed pitcher Yohanse Morel on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Herrera, 28, has pitched to a 1.05 ERA (3 ER/25.2 IP) while converting 14 saves in 27 games for

Orioles announce plans for 2019 Dream Week in Sarasota

Orioles fans will once again be able to enjoy a week filled with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities at the club’s 2019 Dream Week, from January 27-February 2, 2019 in Sarasota, Fla. Open to adults, regardless of ability, Dream Week provides fans with an opportunity to play at the Orioles’ year-round baseball facilities in Sarasota at Ed Smith Stadium and the Buck O’Neil Baseball Complex. Dream Week offers

Nationals renew player development contract with short-season Single-A Auburn

The Washington Nationals announced the signing of a two-year Player Development Contract extension with the Short-season Single-A Auburn Doubledays on Thursday. The extension, which begins in 2019, runs through the 2020 season. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Nationals Vice President and Senior Advisor to the General Manager Bob Boone, Assistant General Manager and Vice President of Player Personnel Doug Harris

Mark D. Lerner named Managing Principal Owner of Nationals

Today, the Washington Nationals announced that Theodore N. Lerner has stepped down as Managing Principal Owner of the team. His son, Mark D. Lerner, will now serve in this role. Mark has served as one of the principal owners of the Nationals since the Lerner family purchased the team in July 2006. Major League Baseball formally approved Mark as the team’s “control person” earlier today

Nationals agree to terms with 22 players from First-Year Player Draft

The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with 22 players selected in Major League Baseball’s 2018 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations & General Manager Mike Rizzo and Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement. The signed players are listed in bold here.

Nationals recall right-hander Erick Fedde

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned right-handed pitcher Trevor Gott to Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Fedde, 25, returns to the Nationals to make his second Major League start of the 2018 season. In 11 starts for Triple-A Syracuse, Fedde is 3-2 with a 4.76 ERA.

Orioles invite fans to watch “Stars of Tomorrow” during Gulf Coast League season at Ed Smith Stadium

The Orioles invite fans of all ages to enjoy summer baseball at Ed Smith Stadium as the Gulf Coast League Orioles take the Main Field for 28 home games beginning Tuesday, June 19. The 28-game home slate also includes family-friendly events with community partners, giveaways, and daily food specials. Admission and parking are free, though fans are encouraged to bring a non-perishable item to benefit

Nationals reinstate second baseman Daniel Murphy

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated second baseman Daniel Murphy from the 10-day disabled list and optioned infielder Adrian Sanchez to Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Murphy, 33, joins the Nationals after missing the first 64 games of the season rehabilitating from offseason right knee surgery. He went 9-for-37 (.243) with

Orioles agree to terms with first-round draft selection Grayson Rodriguez

The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with their first round selection of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, right-hander Grayson Rodriguez, from Central Heights (TX) High School. Rodriguez was selected with the 11th overall pick in the first round of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. Rodriguez, 18, was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game First Team Senior Preseason All-American and to the Texas

Orioles’ “Have a Catch” campaign returns June 11-17

The Orioles are once again encouraging fans to go outside and #HaveACatch as the club returns the popular ‘Have A Catch’ campaign beginning today. Expanding upon Major League Baseball’s PLAY BALL campaign, the Orioles will encourage children, and fans of all ages, to go outside and enjoy a game of catch throughout the week. In support of the ‘Have A Catch’ campaign, the Orioles will

Nationals recall right-handed pitchers Trevor Gott and Wander Suero

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitchers Trevor Gott and Wander Suero from Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. Additionally, the Nationals placed right-handed pitchers Brandon Kintzler (right forearm flexor strain) and Stephen Strasburg (right shoulder inflammation) on the 10-day disabled list. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Gott, 25, returns to the Nationals for his third stint of the 2018

Washington Nationals Dream Gala raises nearly $1 Million for Dream Foundation

Last night at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation highlighted its year-round community contributions at the 13th annual Dream Gala. As the primary fundraiser for the Dream Foundation, the 2018 Dream Gala raised nearly one million dollars for the Foundation’s initiatives focused on academics, the arts, nutrition and sports for children and teens in the Washington, D.C. region. The Dream Gala,

Nationals reinstate outfielder Adam Eaton

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated outfielder Adam Eaton from the 60-day disabled list and optioned right-handed pitcher Wander Suero to Triple-A Syracuse. Additionally, the Nationals released outfielder Rafael Bautista. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Eaton, 29, returns to the Nationals after missing 51 games. Prior to being placed on the disabled list on April

Orioles to host “Paint in the Park” on July 10

The Orioles invite fans of all artistic ability to enjoy a unique “Paint in the Park” event at Oriole Park on Tuesday, July 10, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET prior to that evening’s game against the New York Yankees. From the bullpen picnic area, instructors from Pinot’s Palette (www.pinotspalette.com/ellicottcity) will lead fans through a two-hour painting session of the Oriole Bird logo and a baseball

Orioles complete First-Year Player Draft

The Orioles made 30 selections on Day Three of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday, completing rounds 11-40. This year, the Orioles selected 40 players overall: 22 pitchers and 18 position players, with 28 of the selections being college athletes. The Orioles selected 16 right-handed pitchers, six left-handed pitchers, seven infielders, seven outfielders, and four catchers. For a complete recap of all Orioles draft

Nationals finish third day of First-Year Player Draft with 30 selections

The Washington Nationals selected 30 players on the third day of Major League Baseball’s 2018 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations & General Manager Mike Rizzo and Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement. Over the three days of the First-Year Player Draft, the Nationals selected a total of 40 players: 17 right-handed pitchers, six

Orioles name Troy Scott as Vice President of Ballpark Operations

The Orioles have named Troy Scott as the club’s Vice President of Ballpark Operations. Scott will oversee and coordinate the facility operation of Oriole Park at Camden Yards and the accompanying B & O Warehouse and will drive the strategic and operational initiatives of the ballpark, including all ongoing security, event operations, and guest experience programs.Since 2013, Scott has served as the Vice President of

Nationals reinstate left-handed pitcher Matt Grace and left-handed pitcher Tim Collins

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated left-handed pitcher Matt Grace from the 10-day disabled list and reinstated left-handed pitcher Tim Collins from the paternity list on Tuesday. Additionally, the Nationals placed right-handed pitcher Jeremy Hellickson on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain and optioned right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez to Double-A Harrisburg. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike

Orioles select right-hander Grayson Rodriguez in first round of First-Year Player Draft

The Orioles tonight selected right-hander Grayson Rodriguez from Central Heights (TX) High School with their first selection as the 11th overall pick of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. The Orioles also selected infielder Cadyn Grenier at No. 37 overall from Oregon State University. Grayson Rodriguez, 18, a right-handed pitcher from Central Heights (TX) High School was named a 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game First Team Senior Preseason

Nationals select left-hander Tim Cate

The Washington Nationals selected collegiate left-handed pitcher Tim Cate with their second-round selection (No. 65 overall) in the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, and Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement. Cate, a 6-foot-1, 186-pound junior went 5-4 with a 2.91 ERA (17 ER/52.2 IP) in 11 games

Nationals select right-hander Mason Denaburg

The Washington Nationals selected prep right-handed pitcher Mason Denaburg with the No. 27 selection in the 2018 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, and Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement. Denaburg, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound right-hander, went 5-1 with a 1.27 ERA (5 ER/35.1 IP) in eight starts during his

Sunday’s Yankees-Orioles game postponed due to rain

Today’s scheduled game between the Orioles and New York Yankees has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a split (separate-admission) doubleheader on Saturday, August 25. The first game of the doubleheader on August 25 will begin at 1:05 p.m. ET. The second game will begin as scheduled at 7:05 p.m. Both games will be broadcast on

Statement on the death of longtime Orioles scout Bruce Kison

Orioles Managing Partner Peter Angelos issued the following statement on the death of longtime Orioles scout Bruce Kison, who passed away last night. “Our entire Orioles family is deeply saddened to learn of Bruce Kison’s passing. For nearly two decades, Bruce played an integral role in all aspects of our organization as a pitching coach, a scout, and a trusted advisor. Bruce will be remembered

Max Scherzer named National League Player of the Month

Following a month in which he went 4-0 with a 2.21 ERA (10 ER/40.2 IP) and 63 strikeouts against just 10 walks, Nationals right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer was named the National League Pitcher of the Month for the second consecutive month on Saturday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. Scherzer, 33, led the National League in strikeouts (63) and strikeouts per 9.0

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