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Orioles acquire Villar, two minor leaguers from Brewers in exchange for Schoop

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired infielder Jonathan Villar, right-hander Luis Ortiz and infielder Jean Carmona Ifrom the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for infielder Jonathan Schoop. Villar, who recently completed a rehab assignment, will join the Major League club. Ortiz has been assigned to Double-A Bowie, while Carmona has been assigned to Short-Season A Aberdeen. Villar, 27, batted .261/.315/.377 (67-for-257) with 10 doubles,

Orioles acquire four players from Braves for Gausman and O’Day

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired right-hander Evan Phillips, infielder Jean Carlos Encarnación, catcher Brett Cumberland and left-hander Bruce Zimmermann, and International Signing Bonus Slot Money from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for right-handers Kevin Gausman and Darren O’Day. Phillips has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk, while Encarnación has been assigned to Class-A Delmarva, and Cumberland and Zimmerman have been assigned to Double-A

Nationals acquire right-handed pitcher Jhon Romero and activate Anthony Rendon

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Jhon Romero from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for right-handed pitcher Brandon Kintzler on Tuesday. Additionally, Washington activated third baseman Anthony Rendon from the family medical leave list. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Romero, 23, is 1-2 with nine saves and a 3.27 ERA (16 ER/44.0 IP) in 32 games for

Nationals’ Rizzo, Turner issue statements on offensive tweets

Washington Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo has issued the following statement regarding Trea Turner: “I have spoken with Trea regarding the tweets that surfaced earlier tonight. He understands that his comments - regardless of when they were posted - are inexcusable and is taking full responsibility for his actions. The Nationals organization does not condone discrimination in any form, and

Game time for Aug. 26 Yankees-Orioles game moved to 8:05 p.m.

Major League Baseball and the Orioles today announced that the start time for the game against the New York Yankees on Sunday, August 26, at Oriole Park has been moved from 1:05 p.m. to 8:05 p.m. ET. The adjusted time is due to the selection of the game for Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN. The game will no longer be broadcast on MASN but will

Orioles to host Game of Thrones® Night at Oriole Park on August 14

Exclusive ticket packages include a bullpen pregame party, Kevin Gausman Game of Thrones bobblehead, and a chance to sit on the Iron Throne The Orioles invite fans to enjoy Game of Thrones® Night at Oriole Park on Tuesday, August 14 when they take on the New York Mets at 7:05 p.m. ET. A limited number of ticket packages are available, featuring an exclusive pregame party

Nationals select the contract of Tommy Milone

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Tommy Milone and designated infielder Jose Marmolejos for assignment on Thursday. Additionally, Washington placed right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 10-day disabled list (retroactive to July 22) on July 25 with a cervical nerve impingement. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Milone, 31, is 7-4 with a 4.19 ERA

Tonight’s Orioles-Red Sox game postponed due to rain

Tonight’s scheduled game between the Orioles and Boston Red Sox has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up as the first game of a split (separate-admission) doubleheader on Saturday, August 11. The first game of the doubleheader on August 11 will begin at 1:05 p.m. ET. The second game will begin as scheduled at 7:05 p.m. Both games will be

Orioles acquire three pitchers from the New York Yankees in exchange for LHP Zach Britton

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired RHP Dillon Tate, LHP Josh Rogers and RHP Cody Carroll from the New York Yankees in exchange for LHP Zach Britton. Tate has been assigned to Double-A Bowie, while Rogers and Carroll have been assigned to Triple-A Norfolk. Tate, 24, went 5-2 with a 3.38 ERA (31 ER/82.2 IP) and 75 strikeouts in 15 starts for

Nationals recall Solís, deal Goodwin to Royals

The Washington Nationals recalled left-handed pitcher Sammy Solis from Triple-A Syracuse. Additionally, they acquired Minor League right-handed pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for outfielder Brian Goodwin on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Solis, 29, returns to the Nationals after appearing in five games with Syracuse where he tossed scoreless relief in

Nationals reinstate Stephen Strasburg and Ryan Zimmerman

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg from the 10-day disabled list and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 60-day disabled list and optioned right-handed pitcher Wander Suero to Triple-A Syracuse on Friday. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Trevor Gott was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse last Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Strasburg, 29,

Orioles to recognize anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act on July 26

In recognition of the 28th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Orioles will host Celebrate ADA Day at Oriole Park on Thursday, July 26, when the Orioles host the Tampa Bay Rays at 7:05 p.m. ET. As part of Celebrate ADA Day, the Orioles will host a pregame, on-field ceremony to recognize members of various groups who have been

Orioles acquire five players from Dodgers in exchange for Manny Machado

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired outfielder Yusniel Díaz, infielders Rylan Bannon and Breyvic Valera, and right-handers Dean Kremer and Zach Pop from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for infielder Manny Machado. Valera has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk, while Díaz, Bannon, Kremer, and Pop have been assigned to Double-A Bowie. Díaz, 21, batted .314/.428/.477 (69-for-220) with 10 doubles, four triples, six

Nationals recall Trevor Gott

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Trevor Gott from Triple-A Syracuse and optioned right-handed pitcher Austin Voth to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Gott, 25, returns to the Nationals for his fourth stint of the 2018 season. He has appeared in 18 games out of Washington’s bullpen, securing two holds while going

Media invited to cover ninth annual Casey Cares 5K Run/Walk on Saturday

The Orioles and OriolesREACH have again partnered with the Casey Cares Foundation to host the ninth annual Casey Cares 5K Run/Walk at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, July 15. Orioles first baseman Chris Davis and his wife, Jill will serve as race ambassadors for the third straight year. The 3.1 mile run/one mile walk starts at 8 a.m., beginning at Oriole Park, and

Orioles extend player development contracts with five affiliates

The Orioles today announced they have extended the working agreements with their five minor league affiliates: Triple-A Norfolk, Double-A Bowie, Class A-Advanced Frederick, Class-A Delmarva, and Class A-Short Season Aberdeen. The extensions are for two years, running through the 2020 season. “We look forward to continuing our association with each of these clubs and are very pleased with the strong working relationship we have built

Nationals recall Wander Suero and Austin Voth

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitchers Wander Suero and Austin Voth from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday. Additionally, the Nationals placed left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle on the 10-day disabled list (retroactive to July 7) with left toe inflammation and optioned right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez to Triple-A Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Suero, 26, returns for his third

Nationals reinstate Matt Wieters

The Washington Nationals recalled from rehab and reinstated catcher Matt Wieters from the 10-day disabled list and optioned catcher Pedro Severino to Triple-A Syracuse. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Wieters, 32, returns to the active roster after being placed on the disabled list on May 11 with a left hamstring strain. Prior to his injury, he hit

Mark Reynolds named National League Player of the Week

Following a week in which he hit .625 (10-for-16) with two doubles, three homers, 12 RBI, three walks and seven runs scored in seven games, Nationals infielder Mark Reynolds was named the National League Player of the Week on Monday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. Reynolds, 34, is taking home his fourth career Player of the Week honor and his first

Doolittle, Harper, Scherzer named National League All-Stars

Nationals closer Sean Doolittle, outfielder Bryce Harper and right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer have been selected to represent the Washington Nationals in the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. In addition, shortstop Trea Turner was named one of five candidates for the National League Final Vote. The 2018 All-Star teams were unveiled on Sunday on the “Camping World All-Star Selection Show” on ESPN. Doolittle earned his

Carter Kieboom, Luis Garcia named to SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

Washington Nationals prospects Carter Kieboom and Luis Garcia have been selected to participate in the 2018 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game as a part of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Sunday. Major League Baseball made the announcement. Kieboom, 20, is hitting .314 with 20 doubles, 13 home runs, 53 RBI, 42 walks, seven stolen bases and 57 runs scored in 77 games between Single-A Potomac and Double-A

Nationals Recall Jefry Rodriguez

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez from Triple-A Syracuse and placed righthanded pitcher Erick Fedde on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Rodriguez, 24, joins the Nationals for his fourth Major League stint of the season. He has appeared in three games (two starts), pitching to

Orioles to host “Birdland Social” presented by GBMC Healthcare featuring Tim Beckham and Roch Kubatko

The Orioles will host “Birdland Social,” a Social Media Night event presented by GBMC HealthCare, on Tuesday, July 24, prior to the 7:05 p.m. ET game against the Boston Red Sox. The exclusive pregame party will take place on the center field Roof Deck and will include question-and-answer sessions with Orioles infielder Tim Beckham (Instagram & Twitter: @t_beckham1) and MASNsports.com writer Roch Kubatko (Twitter: @masnRoch),

Nationals reinstate Matt Adams

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated infielder/outfielder Matt Adams from the 10-day disabled list and designated left-handed pitcher Tim Collins for assignment on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Adams, 31, returns to the active roster after missing 16 games with a fractured left index finger. Prior to being placed on the disabled list, Adams

Harper, Scherzer, Zimmerman named 2018 All-Star ambassadors

Major League Baseball has named three current Washington Nationals players as MLB All-Star Ambassadors - outfielder Bryce Harper, starting pitcher Max Scherzer, and infielder Ryan Zimmerman. Participating in the return of the MLB All-Star Game to the nation’s capital, all three players will serve as Ambassadors, participate in events and help promote All-Star Week. Scherzer and Zimmerman will represent the hometown team at GEICO All-Star

John Vidalin joins Orioles as Chief Operating Officers for Business Operations

The Orioles announced today that John Vidalin will join the organization as Chief Operating Officer for Business Operations. Vidalin will oversee day-to-day operations of the Orioles’ business departments, including revenue (ticket sales and corporate partnerships), branding, customer experience, ballpark operations, and event development. Vidalin will officially join the organization in early August. “John’s senior executive experience working for some of the most iconic sports team

Orioles to auction Fourth of July jerseys and caps to benefit USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore

In celebration of the Fourth of July holiday, all Orioles uniformed personnel will wear “Stars & Stripes” jerseys and caps on Tuesday, July 3, and Wednesday, July 4, as they visit the Philadelphia Phillies for a two-game, Interleague series. The gray road jerseys will feature a stars pattern within the twill and an American flag patch located on the right sleeve. The blue road caps

Juan Soto named National League Rookie of the Month

Following a month in which he hit .317 (26-for-82) with six doubles, six homers, 15 RBI, 18 walks and 19 runs scored in 24 games, Nationals outfielder Juan Soto was named the National League Rookie of the Month on Monday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. Soto, 19, led National League rookies in batting average (.317), on-base percentage (.440), slugging percentage (.610),

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