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Orioles team up with local charities to fight hunger in Sarasota

Support for Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program and All Faiths Food Bank features food drives, Bowls of Hope benefit, and Thanksgiving Sorting Day
October 21, 2019

The Orioles are once again teaming up this fall with local charities Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program and All Faiths Food Bank to fight hunger in Sarasota. To support the Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program, the Orioles will collect non-perishable food items at Ed Smith Stadium beginning on Monday, November

Orioles introduce new senior management team

Changing the face of business operations and signaling a new management approach
October 2, 2019

After launching an organizational transformation in baseball operations nearly one year ago with the hiring of Executive Vice President and General Manager MIKE ELIAS, the team now confirms the leadership vision off the field. The Orioles have hired T.J. BRIGHTMAN as Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, and promoted

Orioles charitable foundation grants funds in support of Baltimore arts and music education

September 23, 2019

The Orioles Charitable Foundation today announced community grants to JUBILEE ARTS and BALTIMORE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS (BSA). These grants are a result of charitable funds raised during the ATHLETES & ARTISTS PLAY FOR KIDS fundraiser held the evening before the historic, first-ever concert at Oriole Park at Camden Yards,

Orioles infielder/outfielder Trey Mancini named 2019 Most Valuable Oriole

September 20, 2019

The Orioles today announced that infielder/outfielder TREY MANCINI has been voted the winner of the 2019 Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole Award by members of the local media who cover the team on a regular basis. He will be recognized for his accomplishments in an on-field ceremony prior to

This Weekend at the Yard

September 20, 2019

Friday, Sept. 20 FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND As a “thank you” to fans for their support throughout the season, the Orioles will surprise the most-spirited fans at each game with prizes, including Orioles prize packs and autographed items. Fan Appreciation Weekend will once again include sweepstakes and opportunities for fans to

Orioles announce Fan Appreciation Weekend schedule

September 20, 2019

The Orioles today announced plans for Fan Appreciation Weekend, which will be held beginning tonight, Friday, September 20, through Sunday, September 22, when the Orioles host the Seattle Mariners for the final three-game series of the 2019 regular season. The weekend will feature exclusive giveaways and opportunities for fans to

Orioles announce 2019 award winners for player development, scouting

September 19, 2019

The Orioles today announced the winners of their player development and scouting awards for 2019, including INF/OF RYAN MOUNTCASTLE as the club’s top minor league player and RHP MIKE BAUMANN and RHP GRAYSON RODRIGUEZ as the club’s top minor league pitchers. The award winners will interact with fans during Q&A

Orioles invite public to Howl-O-Ween Movie Night Spooktacular at Ed Smith Stadium

Free, family-friendly event on October 12 features fun, safe activities and Harry Potter movie
September 17, 2019

The Orioles – in partnership with Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources and the Sarasota Film Festival – invite families from across Sarasota County to wear their favorite Halloween costumes and come to Ed Smith Stadium on Saturday, October 12 for a free evening of fun, safe activities, including

Orioles Roster Moves -- 9.16.19

September 16, 2019

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster moves:

  • Claimed RHP Eric Hanhold off waivers from the New York Mets.
  • Designated LHP Ty Blach for assignment.

Orioles baseball operations department staff changes

September 16, 2019

The Orioles have made the following Baseball Operations Department staff changes:

  • Matt Blood has been named Director of Player Development. He will spearhead staff recruitment, technology programs, and player development strategies throughout the minor leagues. Blood previously served as the Director of Baseball Innovation for the Texas Rangers. Kent

Orioles Roster Move 9/14/19

September 14, 2019

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster move: • Recalled RHP Tayler Scott from Double-A Bowie.

Chris Davis Named Orioles' Nominee For The 2019 Roberto Clemente Award

September 12, 2019

18th annual Roberto Clemente Day to take place on Wednesday, September 18 Major League Baseball today announced that for the third-straight year, CHRIS DAVIS was named the Orioles’ 2019 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB. The Roberto Clemente Award is

This Week at the Yard

September 9, 2019

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 BARK AT THE PARK Fans are invited to bring their dogs to the game on Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers with the purchase of a special ticket package, as the Orioles again celebrate “Bark at Oriole Park,” presented by Pets Add Life. At the conclusion

This Weekend at the Yard

September 5, 2019

Thursday, Sept. 5 MURAL INSTALLATION AT ORIOLE PARK The Orioles and PNC Bank have partnered to bring unique murals created by local artists to Oriole Park. This collaboration intends to highlight Baltimore’s vibrant arts community, and allows Orioles fans to experience the incredible talents of several individuals. As part of

Orioles introduce Baby Birds membership for newborns

Membership club includes an Orioles bib and onesie for the newest generation of O’s fans
September 4, 2019

The Orioles today announced the launch of Baby Birds, a new membership club created to welcome the club’s youngest fans to Birdland. The program, created in partnership with MedStar Health, includes an Orioles bib and onesie for the newest generation of O’s fans. Beginning today, September 4, parents of babies

Former infielder/outfielder Bill Hall to retire as Brewer

Press conference scheduled for Thursday at Miller Park at 5 p.m. CT
September 3, 2019

MILWAUKEE -- Former infielder/outfielder Bill Hall will officially announce his retirement as a member of the Milwaukee Brewers this Thursday, September 5. A press conference will be held at Miller Park at 5 p.m. CT. “I was just a small town country boy with Major League dreams,” said Hall. “The

Orioles statement on netting at Oriole Park

August 29, 2019

The Orioles released the following statement this afternoon: “In a continuing effort to create the most fan and family-friendly atmosphere in sports, this week at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, crews are extending protective netting at the same height of the existing backstop netting down each foul line to near

Orioles roster move, 8/29/19

August 29, 2019

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster move: • Optioned RHP Tayler Scott to Triple-A Norfolk.

Orioles roster move, 8/24/19

August 24, 2019

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster move: • Recalled RHP Ryan Eades from Triple-A Norfolk. Eades will wear No. 36.

Orioles roster moves 8/23/19

August 23, 2019

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster moves:

  • Placed RHP Shawn Armstrong on the 10-day Injured List (retroactive to August 22; right forearm strain).
  • Recalled RHP Dillon Tate from Triple-A Norfolk.

This weekend at the Yard

August 23, 2019

Throughout the weekend, the Baltimore Orioles will join Major League Baseball in celebrating the third annual Players’ Weekend, a league-wide initiative that encourages players to showcase their personalities and passions, through nicknames and personalized aspects of their uniforms. The Orioles will wear specially-designed, monochromatic, all-black uniforms throughout the weekend, complete

Orioles roster move, 8/22/19

August 22, 2019

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster move: • Reinstated OF Dwight Smith, Jr. from the 10-Day Injured List (left calf strain) and optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk.

This week at the yard

August 19, 2019

“MEET THE MAKERS” CAMPAIGN Beginning today and continuing through Wednesday, the Orioles will host Oriole Park Pop-Ups in conjunction with Visit Baltimore’s “Meet the Makers” campaign, to celebrate local businesses, women’s entrepreneurship, women’s equality, and girls’ empowerment as part of the club’s year-long celebration of the 19th amendment. Each day

Orioles Announce 2020 Spring Training Schedule

August 19, 2019

16-game home schedule to feature eight weekend games The Orioles today announced their 2020 Grapefruit League home opener will be on Sunday, February 23 at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla. against the Boston Red Sox. The Orioles will open their Spring slate one day earlier on Saturday, February 22,

Orioles roster move, 8/16/19

August 16, 2019

Following tonight's game, the Orioles made the following roster move: • Optioned RHP Tom Eshelman to Triple-A Norfolk