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Nationals agree to terms with Aníbal Sánchez

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a two-year contract with a team option for 2021 with right-handed pitcher Aníbal Sánchez on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Sánchez, 34, went 7-6 with a 2.83 ERA in 25 games (24 starts) for the Atlanta Braves in 2018. His 2.83 ERA was the second-best mark of his career

Nationals agree to terms with Matt Adams

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2020 with first baseman Matt Adams on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Adams, 30, returns to the Nationals after hitting .257 with nine doubles, 18 home runs, 48 RBI, 24 walks and 37 runs scored in 94 games with Washington in

Orioles announce tickets for FanFest now on sale

The Orioles announced today that tickets are now on sale for the club’s annual FanFest event on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at the Baltimore Convention Center. Orioles FanFest, presented by Visit Sarasota County, will feature appearances by current and former Orioles players and coaches as part of a day-long celebration of baseball that will also include clinics, exhibits, and interactive games. The event will be

Orioles name Brandon Hyde 20th manager in club history

The Orioles today announced that Brandon Hyde has been named the 20th manager in club history. This will mark Hyde’s first Major League managerial assignment. The Orioles will introduce Hyde during a press conference on Monday, December 17, at Oriole Park. “After conducting an intensive search, I believe that we have found the ideal leader for the next era of Orioles baseball,” said Mike Elias,

Nationals acquire Tanner Rainey from Reds

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Tanner Rainey from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for right-handed pitcher Tanner Roark on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Rainey, 25, went 7-2 with three saves and a 2.65 ERA in 44 games out of the bullpen for Triple-A Louisville in 2018. He struck out 65 batters, issued 35 walks

Winter Meetings Charity Auction is now live, benefiting the Jackie Robinson Foundation and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Major League Baseball has announced the annual Winter Meetings Charity Auction is now live. All items will benefit The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Jackie Robinson Foundation. The Orioles are offering three unique experiences for fans to bid on at mlb.com/wintermeetingsauction: Lunch with Mychal Givens and Trey Mancini: A fan and a guest will have the chance to have lunch with RHP Mychal Givens

Racing Presidents application deadline

As we gear up for another Washington Nationals Baseball season, the Racing Presidents are training to be better than ever in 2019, and they are looking for new applicants to “run for office” and join the next class of Racing Presidents! Racing Presidents auditions will take place on Sunday, January 6 and the deadline to apply for a tryout is Saturday, December 15. Aspiring Presidents

Nationals agree to terms with Patrick Corbin

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a six-year contract with All-Star left-handed pitcher Patrick Corbin on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Corbin, 29, joins the Nationals after going 11-7 with a 3.15 ERA and 246 strikeouts in 33 starts for the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2018. He set career marks in nearly every category in his

Orioles to host 40th annual OriolesREACH holiday party

The Orioles and OriolesREACH will host 80 third, fourth, and fifth grade students from The Commodore John Rodgers School for the 40th annual OriolesREACH Holiday Party at Dave & Busters in the Arundel Mills Mall on Tuesday, December 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. Located in Southeast Baltimore, the school was formerly identified as a ‘Turnaround School’ based on struggling climate, declining enrollment,

Nationals acquire catcher Yan Gomes

The Washington Nationals acquired All-Star catcher Yan Gomes from the Cleveland Indians on Friday in exchange for right-handed pitcher Jefry Rodriguez, outfielder Daniel Johnson and a player to be named later. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Gomes, 31, is under team control through the 2021 season. He hit .266 with 26 doubles, 16 home runs, 48 RBI,

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