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Orioles Head Groundskeeper Nicole Sherry receives Dick Ericson Founders’ Award

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) has named Orioles Head Groundskeeper Nicol Sherry the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Dick Ericson Founders’ Award. Sherry received the award at the STMA banquet on Friday, January 25, in Phoenix, Ariz. The Dick Ericson Award, established in 1997, is awarded annually to a STMA member who effectively manages sports fields and their facility, exhibits the qualities of a

Orioles announce spring training non-roster invitees

The Orioles today announced that they have invited 18 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training in Sarasota, Fla. The list includes two left-handed pitchers, six right-handed pitchers, three catchers, four infielders, and three outfielders. A complete list of the Orioles’ non-roster invitees for 2019 Spring Training is below:PITCHERS (8)LHP Sean GilmartinRHP Gregory InfanteRHP Dean KremerLHP Chris LeeRHP Josh LucasRHP Zach PopRHP Bo SchultzRHP Gabriel

MASN to broadcast seven 2019 Nationals spring training games

MASN, the television home of Washington Nationals, will broadcast seven Nationals spring training games during the 2019 Grapefruit League season, beginning with the Nationals’ Feb. 23 opener against the Houston Astros. The network’s spring training coverage also includes five more games from FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Fla.: March 5 against the Boston Red Sox; March 9 against the Miami

MASN announces changes to broadcast team for 2019 season

Today, the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) named Bo Porter and Alex Chappell as on-air personalities for Washington Nationals baseball coverage, and announced that Dan Kolko will move to a new role with the broadcast team.Kolko will serve as the host of Nats Xtra - the exclusive Nationals pregame and postgame show - with Porter serving as the featured analyst on the show. Chappell will work

Orioles announce 2019 major league coaching staff

The Orioles today announced their 2019 Major League Coaching Staff. They have named Arnie Beyeler as First Base Coach, Doug Brocail as Pitching Coach, Tim Cossins as Major League Field Coordinator/Catching Instructor, José Flores as Third Base Coach, José Harnández as Major League Coach, Don Long as Hitting Coach, and John Wasdin as Bullpen Coach. Howie Clark will return as Assistant Hitting Coach. Beyeler, 54,

Mike Mussina elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame

Mike Mussina was tonight announced as the 23rd player, coach, or front office executive with modern-day ties to the Baltimore Orioles to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Mussina, 50, played 18 Major League seasons from 1991-2008, including his first 10 seasons with the Orioles. He currently holds the best all-time winning percentage by a qualifying Orioles pitcher with

Fourth annual “Athletes and Artists Play for Kids” weekend returns to Ed Smith Stadium March 1-3

The Orioles today announced that the fourth annual “Athletes & Artists Play for Kids,” a weekend of song and sport to support arts education and girls’ empowerment, will take place at Ed Smith Stadium on March 1-3, 2019. The weekend features the fourth annual “Nashville’s Music Row Comes to the Ballpark” charity benefit, two Orioles home games, artist workshops and health and wellness sessions for

Orioles FanFest autograph vouchers on sale Jan. 17 at orioles.com

Vouchers for autograph sessions at Orioles FanFest will go on sale Thursday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. ET. The list of autograph session times and participants will be posted online for preview at www.orioles.com/fanfest by 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Orioles FanFest, presented by Visit Sarasota will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Baltimore Convention Center from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.,

Orioles spring training tickets on sale Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m.

Individual tickets for all 17 of the Orioles’ 2019 Spring Training games at Ed Smith Stadium will go on sale Saturday, January 26 at 10:00 a.m. ET. It is recommended that fans purchase tickets online. The Orioles will offer a special online 36-hour presale from Wednesday, January 23 at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, January 24 at 10:00 p.m. to fans subscribing to the free digital

Major League Baseball and Discovery Education team up to add dynamic new baseball-themed content to Science Techbook to fuel deeper student engagement in STEM

Major League Baseball (MLB) and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum, content, and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced the launch of a new, multiyear partnership that brings Major League Baseball’s dynamic content into Discovery Education’s Science Techbooks. The partnership launched during a special event in the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Deep Creek Middle School, during which Nicole Sherry, Head Groundskeeper for

Orioles to hold tryouts for ballgirls and ballboys on March 9

The Orioles have announced they will conduct an open tryout to find ballgirls and ballboys for the 2019 season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, March 9. The judges will include members of the Orioles’ front office. Outgoing and athletic men and women ages 18 and older who are interested in serving as ballboys and ballgirls for the Orioles during the upcoming 2019

Nationals agree to terms with Brian Dozier

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a one-year contract with second baseman Brian Dozier and designated infielder Matt Reynolds for assignment on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Dozier, 31, joins the Nationals after ranking among Major League second baseman in walks (3rd, 70), home runs (T6th, 21), RBI (T6th, 72), extra-base hits (7th, 53), runs

Billy Joel in concert Friday, July 26 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

The Orioles announced today that, after attracting more than 70 million visitors to downtown Baltimore and the state of Maryland to enjoy baseball at iconic Camden Yards, the ballclub will partner with Live Nation to present legendary musician Billy Joel in an historic, first-ever concert held Friday, July 26 at the ballpark. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m.

Nationals announce 2019 minor league staff

The Washington Nationals announced their Minor League managers, coaches and coordinators for the 2019 season on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. The coaching staffs of the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies, Double-A Harrisburg Senators and Single-A Potomac Nationals will remain intact for the 2019 season. Mack Jenkins joins the organization as the pitching coach of Single-A Hagerstown after

Orioles name Koby Perez Senior Director, International Scouting

The Orioles today announced that Koby Perez has been named the club’s Senior Director, International Scouting. Perez will oversee all aspects of the Orioles’ international scouting operations and management of the club’s bonus pool. He will report to Executive Vice President and General Manager Mike Elias. “In Koby Perez, we have found the right person to spearhead the Orioles’ new international presence,” said Elias. “His

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