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Orioles to provide COVID-19 testing for Elev8 Baltimore

The Orioles, in partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF), today announced a plan to facilitate COVID-19 testing for Elev8 Baltimore educators and staff. Tests will be regularly administered through January 2021 as part of the club’s ongoing efforts to serve the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning this week, COVID-19 testing will be available to educators and staff from

Nationals select contracts of Yasel Antuna and Joan Adon

The Washington Nationals selected the contracts of infielder Yasel Antuna and right-handed pitcher Joan Adon on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Antuna, 21, is the No. 4 prospect in Washington’s Minor League system, according to Baseball America. He is also cited by Baseball America as being the “Best Hitter for Average” and the “Best Power Hitter”

Medium Rare’s 12th annual free turkey fry to be held at Nationals Park

Two institutions team up to make sure Thanksgiving goes as planned for many in the D.C. region. Medium Rare Restaurants is proud to announce it’s partnering with the Washington Nationals for its 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Fry. Because of social distancing and occupancy guidelines, Medium Rare can’t hold its iconic event as usual at one of its locations. Instead, the Nationals have generously provided

Nationals agree to terms with Sam Clay

The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on a Major League contract with left-handed pitcher Sam Clay on Wednesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Clay, 27, joins the Nationals after seven seasons in the Minnesota Twins organization. He was a member of the Twins’ 60-player pool during the 2020 season, but did not appear in a game. In

Orioles to host turkey distribution at Ed Smith Stadium

As part of the club’s ongoing efforts to serve and strengthen the community during the current pandemic, the Orioles announced today that they have partnered with All Faiths Food Bank to host a turkey distribution at Ed Smith Stadium on Tuesday, November 17. Orioles manager Brandon Hyde, catcher Chance Sisco, and infielder/outfielder Stevie Wilkerson will be on site to assist with the distribution. The distribution,

Orioles announce $80,000 donation to Colorectal Cancer Alliance from #F16HT t-shirt sales

The Orioles today announced the proceeds of the #F16HT t-shirt sales, created in support of infielder/outfielder Trey Mancini’s fight against colon cancer, have totaled more than $80,000 to benefit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. Nearly 5,000 shirts were sold to fans across North America, with orders spanning 45 states, Washington D.C., and Canada. All net proceeds will benefit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance Patient and Family Support

Orioles promote Mike Hoppes to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

The Orioles today announced that the club has promoted Mike Hoppes to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Hoppes will oversee the organization’s finance and accounting functions, including the team’s financial reporting with Major League Baseball and the Commissioner’s Office. In this role, he joins the club’s Senior Leadership Team that manages all aspects of the organization’s business operations, consisting of six veteran executives each

Statement from Orioles chairman and CEO John P. Angelos

The Orioles organization, partnership group, and front office congratulate the American people on a record voter turnout during the recent election, and we offer our support to both the current and incoming administrations in their collective effort to effectuate a cooperative, speedy, and productive transition. We further support President-Elect Biden and his team in their efforts to confront the urgent pandemic and economic problems that

Juan Soto wins 2020 Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger

Juan Soto was honored as a Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award winner for National League outfielders on Thursday night. Louisville Slugger made the announcement on MLB Network. Soto, 22, paced all of Major League Baseball in on-base percentage (.490), slugging percentage (.695) and OPS (1.185). According to FanGraphs.com, he also led Major League Baseball in weighted runs created plus (200) and weighted on-base average (.478).

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