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Music and baseball combine in “Athletes & Artists” weekend

The Orioles again this year will mix music and baseball during spring training to benefit efforts promoting arts education and girls’ empowerment. The fifth annual “Athletes & Artists Play for Kids” charity weekend will take place March 5-8 at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla., the Orioles’ spring training home. A portion of the proceeds from the weekend’s events will benefit the Orioles Charitable Foundation’s

Orioles’ economic impact on spring home better than expected

Since the Orioles moved their spring training home to Sarasota, Fla., in 2010, the economic benefit to the area has far exceeded the club’s projections. An annual report from the Sarasota County government finds that the Orioles have generated more than $436 million in cumulative economic impact since 2015, the first year comprehensive data became available. The analysis includes both tourism dollars coming from spring

“Orioles Classics” #TBT: O’s give White Sox head start

Florida’s population this week swelled with the arrival of pitchers and catchers throughout the Sunshine State, including Sarasota, where one of the least predictable spring training competitions in the majors has begun to unfold. As you begin counting down to opening day in earnest, you’ll want to catch as much as you can of the next seven days’ worth of “Orioles Classics.” Most of these

“Orioles Classics” #TBT: A Baltimore baseball history lesson

This week’s “Orioles Classics” on MASN read like a history lesson. So come to order, class (what, you thought Roch Kubatko had the market cornered on baseball school?). We’ll start with a pair of games from the 1970 World Series, move into the Ripken portion of the curriculum, watch Eddie Murray reach a home run milestone, check in on the Orioles swansong for a couple

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