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Nationals select the contracts of Gabe Klobosits and Adrián Sanchez and recall Tres Barrera

The Washington Nationals selected the contracts of right-handed pitcher Gabe Klobosits and infielder Adrián Sanchez on Friday. Additionally they recalled catcher Tres Barrera from Triple-A Rochester. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Klobosits, 26, went 3-2 with seven saves and a 0.56 ERA (2 ER/32.0 IP) in 24 games between Double-A Harrisburg and Triple-A Rochester this season. He

Nationals acquire Lane Thomas

The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder Lane Thomas from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jon Lester on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Thomas, 25, entered the 2021 season ranked as the No. 9 prospect in the Cardinals organization and recognized as the “Fastest Baserunner” and “Best Defensive Outfielder” in the organization by Baseball

Nationals acquire Richard Guasch, Drew Millas and Seth Shuman

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Richard Guasch, catcher Drew Millas and right-handed pitcher Seth Shuman from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for catcher Yan Gomes, infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison and cash considerations on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Guasch, 23, joins the Nationals after going 1-4 with a 4.67 ERA in 13 games (nine starts) for

Nationals acquire top prospects in exchange for Max Scherzer and Trea Turner

The Washington Nationals acquired catcher Keibert Ruiz, right-handed pitcher Josiah Gray, right-handed pitcher Gerardo Carrillo and outfielder Donovan Casey from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer and shortstop Trea Turner. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Washington Nationals Managing Principal Owner Mark D. Lerner made the following statement regarding Max Scherzer and Trea

Nationals acquire Mason Thompson and Jordy Barley

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Mason Thompson and infielder Jordy Barley from the San Diego Padres in exchange for right-handed pitcher Daniel Hudson on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Thompson, 23, is the No. 9 prospect in San Diego’s Minor League system, according to MLBPipeline.com and No. 15 per Baseball America. He is 4-3 with

Nationals acquire Aldo Ramirez

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Aldo Ramirez from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for outfielder Kyle Schwarber on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Ramirez, 20, is 1-1 with a 2.03 ERA in eight starts for Low-A Salem. He has 32 strikeouts against eight walks with one home run allowed in 31.0 innings pitched. Over

Nationals acquire Riley Adams

The Washington Nationals acquired catcher Riley Adams from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for left-handed pitcher Brad Hand on Thursday. The Nationals also recalled outfielder Yadiel Hernandez from Triple-A Rochester. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Adams, 25, is considered the best power hitter in Toronto’s Minor League system according to Baseball America and is the No.

Nationals announce roster moves

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves on Thursday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements: · Recalled infielder Luis García from Triple-A Rochester · Recalled right-handed pitcher Andres Machado from Triple-A Rochester · Reinstated catcher Yan Gomes from the 10-day Injured List · Reinstated right-handed pitcher Tanner Rainey from the 10-day Injured List · Placed catcher Alex

Nationals reinstate Joe Ross

The Washington Nationals reinstated right-handed pitcher Joe Ross from the 10-day Injured List and optioned outfielder Yadiel Hernandez to Triple-A Rochester on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Ross, 28, went 5-8 with a 4.02 ERA in 16 starts prior to being placed on the Injured List with right elbow inflammation on July 8. His 16 starts

Orioles to host crab feast at Oriole Park on Aug. 13

Fans are invited to attend the second-ever Crab Feast, presented by Miller Lite, at Oriole Park on Friday, August 13, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. While the Orioles are in Boston to take on the Red Sox, fans ages 21 and over can watch the game on the center field video board and enjoy all-you-can-eat crabs and drinks from tables set up on the Oriole

Nationals recall infielder Carter Kieboom

The Washington Nationals recalled infielder Carter Kieboom from Triple-A Rochester and placed infielder Jordy Mercer on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to July 21) with a left calf strain on Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Kieboom, 23, hit .236 with seven doubles, five homers, 23 RBI, 26 walks, one stolen base and 26 runs scored in

Nationals recall Andrew Stevenson

The Washington Nationals recalled outfielder Andrew Stevenson from Triple-A Rochester and optioned right-handed pitcher Andres Machado on Monday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Stevenson, 27, was returned from rehab assignment and reinstated from the 10-day Injured List before being optioned to Triple-A Rochester on July 10. He has a .500/.522/.818 slash line in six games since rejoining

Orioles launch O’s Unlimited ticket pass for August and September

The Orioles today announced the return of the O’s Unlimited pass, which features a general admission ticket to every home game in August and September for only $40 per month. General admission locations include Standing Room Only access throughout Oriole Park, including the Flag Court, the Budweiser Roof Deck in center field, and the area behind the bullpens next to Orioles Legends Park. Fans may

Orioles sign first-round draft selection Colton Cowser

The Baltimore Orioles today announced that they have signed their first selection, fifth overall, of the 2021 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, OF Colton Cowser, from Sam Houston State University (TX). Cowser, 21, was named the Southland Conference Player of the Year during his junior season in 2021, becoming the second player in Sam Houston history to earn the honor. He earned All-SLC First

Orioles sign second-round draft selection Connor Norby

The Baltimore Orioles today announced that they have signed their second selection, No. 41 overall, of the 2021 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, infielder Connor Norby, from East Carolina University (NC). Norby, 21, hit .415/.484/.659 (102-for-246) with 15 doubles, 15 home runs, 64 runs, and 51 RBI in 61 games during his junior season in 2021, earning him American Athletic Conference (AAC) Player of

Nationals announce roster moves

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves on Friday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements: · Agreed to terms on a Major League contract with catcher René Rivera · Reinstated infielder Jordy Mercer from the 10-day Injured list · Optioned catcher Jakson Reetz to Triple-A Rochester · Infielder Starlin Castro placed on Administrative Leave by Major League

Nationals select 10 players on third day of MLB’s 2021 First-Year Player Draft

The Washington Nationals selected ten players on the third day of Major League Baseball’s 2021 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 right-handed pitcher Marc Davis out of Florida Southwestern State College in the

Nationals select nine players on second day of 2021 First-Year Player Draft

The Washington Nationals selected nine players on the second day of Major League Baseball’s 2021 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 kicked off Monday’s action by selecting the 2021 Perfect Game/Rawlings National High School

Orioles select 10 players on second day of 2021 First-Year Player Draft

The Baltimore Orioles today made 10 selections on Day Two of the 2021 First-Year Player Draft, completing rounds 2-10. The Orioles started the day by selecting Iinfielder Connor Norby at No. 41 overall from East Carolina University (NC). The Orioles also selected outfielder Reed Trimble at No. 65 overall from the University of Southern Mississippi, outfielder John Rhodes at No. 76 overall from the University

Nationals select Brady House in First-Year Player Draft

The Washington Nationals selected prep shortstop Brady House out of Winder-Barrow High School with the No. 11 selection in the 2021 First-Year Player Draft on Sunday. 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. House, 18, hit .549 (50-for-91) with 12 doubles,

Orioles select Colton Cowser with fifth overall pick in 2021 First-Year Player Draft

The Baltimore Orioles tonight selected outfielder Colton Cowser from Sam Houston State University (TX) with the fifth overall selection of the 2021 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Cowser, 21, hit .374/.490/.680 (76-for-203) with 16 home runs, 10 doubles, two triples, 61 runs, 52 RBI, and 42 walks in 55 games during his junior season in 2021. He ranked in the top five in the

Nationals select the contract of Jakson Reetz

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of catcher Jakson Reetz from Triple-A Rochester and placed catcher Yan Gomes on the 10-day Injured List with an oblique strain Saturday. Additionally, the Nationals designated left-handed pitcher Kyle Lobstein for assignment. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Reetz, 25, joins the Nationals after hitting .215 with 12 doubles, two homers, eight

Statement on the July 24 Diplo concert

The Orioles will not hold the upcoming postgame performance on July 24 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Fans who purchased field passes with game tickets to the Diplo concert on July 24 will receive a refund.

Tonight’s Blue Jays-Orioles game postponed due to rain

Tonight’s scheduled game between the Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a traditional (single-admission) doubleheader on Saturday, September 11. Both games of the doubleheader on Saturday, September 11, will be seven innings. The first game will begin at 4:35 p.m. ET, followed by game two approximately 45 minutes after the

Nationals reinstate Fedde and Finnegan from injured list

The Washington Nationals reinstated right-handed pitchers Erick Fedde and Kyle Finnegan from the 10-day Injured List and optioned right-handed pitcher Ryne Harper and left-handed pitcher Kyle Lobstein to Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements. Fedde, 28, will start for the Nationals on Tuesday night. He is 4-4 with a 3.90 ERA in 11 starts

Schwarber, Soto, Turner named National League All-Stars

Washington Nationals outfielders Kyle Schwarber and Juan Soto as well as shortstop Trea Turner have been selected to represent the Washington Nationals in the 2021 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. It is the first All-Star selection for all three players. Schwarber and Turner were named to the All-Star Game rosters by the Player Ballot, while Soto was selected by Major League Baseball. The 2021 All-Star

Nationals announce roster moves

The Washington Nationals announced the following roster moves Saturday. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcements: * Acquired infielder Alcides Escobar from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations and selected him to the active roster * Designated infielder Humberto Arteaga for assignment * Recalled catcher Tres Barrera from Triple-A Rochester * Recalled outfielder Yadiel Hernandez from

Kyle Schwarber named National League Player of the Month

Following a month in which he hit 16 home runs - including seven leadoff home runs - Washington Nationals left fielder Kyle Schwarber was named National League Player of the Month for June on Friday. Major League Baseball made the announcement on MLB Network. Schwarber, 28, led the National League in home runs (16), RBI (30), slugging percentage (.760) and OPS (1.122) during the month

Nationals select the contract of Humberto Arteaga

The Washington Nationals selected the contract of infielder Humberto Arteaga from Triple-A Rochester and placed infielder Jordy Mercer on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to July 1) with a strained right quad on Friday. Additionally, the Nationals recalled right-handed pitcher Steven Fuentes and placed him on the 60-day Injured List with a right shoulder strain. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo

Orioles to continue offering free, voluntary COVID-19 testing and vaccinations at Oriole Park

The Orioles, along with the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), today announced an extension of their partnership to host on-site vaccination opportunities during home games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards throughout the 2021 regular season. Vaccinations will be offered next to the ballpark’s COVID-19 testing site, located along the Lower Level Concourse outside Section 26, beginning on July 6, when the Orioles host the

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