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Anthony Rendon, Max Scherzer named National League All-Stars

Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon and right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer have been selected to represent the Washington Nationals in the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The 2019 All-Star teams were unveiled on Sunday on during the “Google MLB All-Star Selection Show” on ESPN. Both players were named to the All-Star Game rosters by the Player Ballot - a vote of the players, managers

Nationals reinstate Ryan Zimmerman

The Washington Nationals returned from rehabilitation assignment and reinstated first baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the 10-Day Injured List and optioned outfielder Michael A. Taylor to Double-A Harrisburg on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Zimmerman, 34, returns to the active roster after missing 53 games with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. Prior to the injury, he

Carter Kieboom selected to 2019 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game

For the second consecutive season, Washington Nationals infield prospect Carter Kieboom has been selected to represent the organization at the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Major League Baseball made the announcement earlier today on MLB Network’s “MLB Central.” The 21st SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game features the top Minor League prospects competing as part of All-Star Sunday. Kieboom, 21, is hitting .316 with 16 doubles, three

Orioles University Nights Series returning in 2019

Students, alumni, and supporters of several area universities are invited to attend University Nights at Oriole Park this season, as several local and regional colleges will be celebrated in August and September. The University Nights lineup has expanded in 2019 to include Delaware State University, Johns Hopkins University, and University of Baltimore. Coppin State University, James Madison University, Morgan State University, Towson University, University of

Nationals agree to terms with two players from 2019 First-Year Player Draft

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with two members of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft: Third baseman Drew Mendoza (3rd Round) and left-handed pitcher Matt Cronin (4th Round). Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline and Director of Scouting Operations Eddie Longosz made the joint announcement.

Orioles sign second round draft selection Gunnar Henderson

The Baltimore Orioles today announced that they have signed their second round selection of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft, shortstop Gunnar Henderson, from John T. Morgan (AL) Academy. Henderson was selected with the first pick in the second round (No. 42 overall) of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. Henderson was named the Alabama Sports Writers Association Mr. Baseball for 2019, as well as Alabama Gatorade

Orioles sign first overall draft selection Adley Rutschman

The Baltimore Orioles today announced that they have signed their first overall selection of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft, catcher Adley Rutschman, from Oregon State University. The 2019 First-Year Player Draft marked the second time in Orioles history that the club had the first overall selection in the MLB Draft, with right-hander Ben McDonald in 1989 being the first. Rutschman has claimed every major amateur

Nationals recall Kyle McGowin

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin from Triple-A Fresno and optioned right-handed pitcher Joe Ross to Triple-A Fresno on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. McGowin, 27, returns to the Nationals for his second Major League assignment of 2019. He appeared in three games in his previous stint, recording one save and a 9.90 ERA

Nationals recall Austin Voth

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Austin Voth from Double-A Harrisburg and released right-handed pitcher Trevor Rosenthal on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Voth, 26, joins the Nationals after going 3-5 with a 4.40 ERA in 12 starts for the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies in 2019. He struck out 68 batters in 61.1 innings pitched (10.0 SO/9.0

Nationals recall Joe Ross

The Washington Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Joe Ross from Triple-A Fresno and optioned infielder Adrián Sanchez to Double-A Harrisburg on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Ross, 26, returns to the Nationals after going 2-0 with a 2.65 ERA (5 ER/17.0 IP) in four starts for the Fresno Grizzlies. He struck out 10 batters, issued three walks

Mike Mussina to throw out ceremonial first pitch in advance of Hall of Fame induction

The Orioles will welcome back Mike Mussina for a ceremonial first pitch on Sunday, June 30, in celebration of his upcoming induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame later this summer. 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 a minimum

Nationals recall Adrián Sanchez

The Washington Nationals recalled infielder Adrián Sanchez from Double-A Harrisburg and placed right-handed pitcher Kyle Barraclough on the 10-day Injured List with right radial nerve irritation on Sunday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Sanchez, 28, joins the Nationals for his third Major League assignment of the season. He hit .287 with nine doubles, one triple, five homers,

RCN chooses to no longer carry MASN starting July 1

MASN is carried throughout six states and Washington D.C., encompassing a region from Pennsylvania to North Carolina, by nearly 30 cable, satellite, telecom and other distributors. Each and every one of those distributors brings MASN’s popular Orioles, Nationals and other sports programming to their customers on the exact same terms. Unfortunately, RCN recently notified MASN that it is no longer able to provide MASN programming

Orioles unveil lineup for 2019 Birdland Summer Concert Series

Oriole Park is the place to be this summer as the Orioles host a diverse line-up of music artists ranging from emerging performers to Hall of Fame legends throughout the summer as part of the Birdland Summer Music Series. The series is highlighted by the first-ever major concert at the ballpark, featuring world-renowned artist BILLY JOEL, on Friday, July 26, which not only will bring

Topgolf Crush set to take over Nationals Park Aug. 22-25

Global sports entertainment leaders, Topgolf and Complex Sports and Entertainment, are bringing the Topgolf Crush experience to Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals, from August 22-25. Topgolf Crush Nationals Park, presented by Coca-Cola and Black Clover, will give sports fans, golfers and non-golfers alike a chance to crush golf balls from the third baseline of Nationals Park into colorful targets on the field. Tickets

Orioles highlight yearlong celebration of women’s rights and girls’ empowerment with Friday Fireworks and Women of Country Music series

As part of a yearlong celebration of women’s equality, Friday Fireworks & Music, which launches this Friday, will showcase emerging female country artists, in partnership with Change the Conversation, a nonprofit organization advocating for women’s equality in the music industry. The Orioles began the celebration to raise awareness of key women’s rights issues, significant moments in history, and to honor the 2019/2020 centennial of the

Nationals reinstate Trevor Rosenthal

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab assignment and reinstated right-handed pitcher Trevor Rosenthal from the 10-day Injured List and optioned right-handed pitcher Kyle McGowin to Double-A Harrisburg on Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Rosenthal, 29, returns to the active roster after missing 39 games while on the 10-day Injured List. He appeared in 10 games with

Orioles announce plans to celebrate Father’s Day weekend at Oriole Park

The Orioles invite families to spend Father’s Day Weekend at Oriole Park at Camden Yards as the Theme Nights_logos_FathersDayOrioles take on the Boston Red Sox from June 14-16. On Father’s Day Sunday, June 16, fans are invited to participate in Father’s Day Catch on the Field, presented by Pennington Seed, prior to the 1:05 p.m. ET game against the Red Sox. Two ticket packages are

Orioles to host LGBTQ Pride Night at Oriole Park on June 12

In celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, fans are invited to attend LGBTQ Pride Night at Oriole Park on Wednesday, June 12, when the Orioles take on the Toronto Blue Jays at 7:05 p.m. ET. LGBTQ Pride Night ticket packages, which include a ticket to the game and an O’s pride cap, are available for purchase at Orioles.com/ThemeNights. A limited number of VIP ticket packages also

Nationals conclude 2019 First-Year Player Draft

The Washington Nationals selected 30 players on the third and final day of Major League Baseball’s 2019 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline and Director of Scouting Operations Eddie Longosz made the joint announcement. The Nationals selected 39 players in the 2019 First-Year Player Draft: 13 right-handed

Orioles complete 2019 First-Year Player Draft

The Orioles made 30 selections on Day Three of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday, completing rounds 11-40. This year, the Orioles selected 41 players overall: 22 position players and 19 pitchers, with 33 of the selections being college athletes. The Orioles selected 16 right-handed pitchers, three left-handed pitchers, seven infielders, nine outfielders, and six catchers. You can view the entire list of Orioles

Orioles select three players on day one of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft

The Baltimore Orioles tonight selected catcher Adley Rutschman from Oregon State University with the first overall selection of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The Orioles also selected infielder Gunnar Henderson at No. 42 overall from John T. Morgan (Ala.) Academy and outfielder Kyle Stowers at No. 71 overall from Stanford University (Calif.). Rutschman, 21, led all of Division I with a .575

Nationals select right-hander Jackson Rutledge

The Washington Nationals selected collegiate right-handed pitcher Jackson Rutledge with the No. 17 selection in the 2019 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo, Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline and Director of Scouting Operations Eddie Longosz made the joint announcement. Rutledge, a 6-foot-8, 245-pound sophomore went 9-2 with a 0.87 ERA (8 ER/82.2

The Baltimore Orioles tonight announced that they have selected catcher Adley Rutschman from Oregon State University with the first overall selection of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Rutschman, 21, hit .411/.575/.751 (76-for-185) with 10 doubles, 17 home runs, 57 runs, 58 RBI, and 76 walks in 57 games during his junior season. He guided Oregon State to their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance

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