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Orioles to host blood drive at Camden Yards

Club partners with American Red Cross and Budweiser to serve the community during crisis
May 19, 2020

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 the American Red Cross, Budweiser, and the University of Maryland Medical System to host a blood drive at Oriole Park on Saturday, May 23,

Orioles to host blood drive at Ed Smith Stadium

Club partners with OneBlood, Inc. to serve the community during crisis
April 30, 2020

As part of the club’s ongoing efforts to serve and strengthen the community during the current pandemic, the Orioles announced today that they will partner with OneBlood, Inc. to host a blood drive at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla., on Thursday, May 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Orioles to honor Jackie Robinson Day with virtual celebration

April 14, 2020

The Orioles will join Major League Baseball to honor the life and legacy of JACKIE ROBINSON with a virtual Jackie Robinson Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 15. As part of Major League Baseball’s partnership with the Jackie Robinson Foundation and the Jackie Robinson Museum, the Orioles will provide opportunities for

Orioles announce return of Summer Slugger and launch of Digital Kids Corner

Resources include educational materials, crafts, and family-friendly activities
March 30, 2020

With nearly 39 million students currently learning at home in the United States and Canada, the Orioles today announced the early return of the Summer Slugger program and the launch of the Digital Kids’ Corner. These tools aim to keep students mentally active and engaged while at home by providing

Orioles Roster Moves 3/19/2020

March 19, 2020

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster moves:

  • Optioned RHP David Hess, INF/OF Ryan Mountcastle, OF Cedric Mullins, and INF Ramón Urías to Triple-A Norfolk.

Orioles announce ticket policies for suspended Spring Training games

March 12, 2020

The Orioles tonight announced ticket holders who purchased tickets directly through the Baltimore Orioles will automatically be refunded for all canceled 2020 Spring Training games. Refund Policy for 2020 Spring Training Games at Ed Smith Stadium

  • Season Plan Members will be automatically refunded for game tickets and parking purchased

Orioles statement on Trey Mancini

March 12, 2020

Trey Mancini underwent successful surgery today to remove a malignant tumor from his colon. The tumor was discovered last week during a colonoscopy. Lab results and the timetable for Trey’s recovery will not be known until next week. In the interim, Trey and his family continue to appreciate the respect

Statement from the Baltimore Orioles

March 12, 2020

The Orioles organization is fully supportive of Major League Baseball’s decision to suspend Spring Training games and to delay the start of the 2020 regular season by at least two weeks. The health and safety of our players, fans, staff, and partners will always be our top priority. We will

Orioles' economic impact in Sarasota tops $436 million since 2015

March 4, 2020

Sarasota County Government’s annual report has found that the Orioles have generated more than $436 million in cumulative economic impact in Sarasota since 2015, the first year comprehensive data on the team’s impact became available. The county’s analysis measures the total tourism impact created by the Orioles, combined with the

Orioles roster moves 3/1/20

March 1, 2020

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster moves:

  • Reassigned INF Rylan Bannon, INF Malquin Canelo, LHP Zac Lowther, INF Mason McCoy, and LHP Alexander Wells to minor league camp. The Orioles have 64 players remaining in Major League camp.

Brett Hollander to join Orioles broadcast team

February 28, 2020

The Orioles today announced that BRETT HOLLANDER, former host of the Brett Hollander Show on WBAL Radio, will join the Orioles broadcast team in 2020, appearing on both MASN and the Orioles Radio Network throughout the season. Hollander joins the broadcast team following the conclusion of his agreement with WBAL

Orioles to play New York Mets in exhibition game at United States Naval Academy

February 20, 2020

The Orioles today announced that the club will play the New York Mets in an exhibition game on Tuesday, March 24 at Terwilliger Brothers Field at Max Bishop Stadium on the grounds of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Prior to the game, players and staff from both

Orioles Announce 2020 Broadcast Team

Orioles expand talent lineup to include veteran local broadcasters and new perspectives; Diverse team will appear across Orioles platforms in mix of roles
February 19, 2020

The Orioles today announced the broadcast team for the 2020 season, including on-air talent for the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) and the Orioles Radio Network. The lineup features the return of several veteran broadcasters, the addition of local sports personalities, and the introduction of new talent to Baltimore. The 2020

5th Annual 'Athletes & Artists Play for Kids' Weekend Returns to Ed Smith Stadium March 5-8

‘Nashville’s Music Row Comes to the Ballpark’ charity event returns on March 7; Proceeds will benefit the Orioles Charitable Foundation’s Music & Arts Education Scholarship
February 18, 2020

The Orioles today announced that the fifth annual “Athletes & Artists Play for Kids” charity weekend will take place at Ed Smith Stadium from March 5-8, 2020. The weekend, which will celebrate current country hits, combines song and sport to support arts education and girls’ empowerment, and will feature the

Orioles name Anthony Verni vice president of corporate partnerships

February 17, 2020

The Orioles today announced that ANTHONY VERNI has joined the organization as Vice President, Corporate Partnerships. Verni will oversee day-to-day operations of the Orioles’ Corporate Partnerships department, including sponsorship, advertising sales, and partnership marketing. He will report to T.J. BRIGHTMAN, Senior Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer. Verni officially joined the

Orioles to join local middle school students as part of Orioles health and fitness challenge

February 17, 2020

Current Orioles players RHP SHAWN ARMSTRONG and LHP PAUL FRY will visit Sarasota Middle School (4826 Ashton Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233) on Wednesday, February 19, from approximately 1:20 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. to participate in a physical education class as part of the Orioles Health & Fitness Challenge. Launched in

Orioles invite guest instructors to Spring Training

February 14, 2020

The Orioles today announced that six former players have been invited to serve as guest instructors at Spring Training in Sarasota, Fla. INF MIKE BORDICK, INF/OF JEFF CONINE, INF J.J. HARDY, RHP BEN McDONALD, LHP SCOTT McGREGOR, and INF BRIAN ROBERTS will all serve as guest instructors during select portions

Orioles announce spring training events and promotions

Family-friendly schedule features unique promotions and the club’s fifth annual Sarasota Springfest
February 12, 2020

The Orioles invite fans of all ages to celebrate the club’s 10th anniversary at Ed Smith Stadium with a variety of events and promotions throughout the 2020 Spring Training season. Again this year, fans are invited to watch Orioles practice at Ed Smith Stadium from the first pitchers and catchers

Orioles announce Minor League staff additions

February 12, 2020

The Orioles today announced remaining personnel hires in the minor leagues for the 2020 season. The list includes naming a new Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Player Performance Facilitator, and Education Coordinator, as well as naming a Strength and Conditioning Coach at each of the eight minor league affiliates.

Orioles roster moves, 2/11/2020

February 11, 2020

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster moves:

  • Claimed INF Ramón Urías (Uoo-REE-ahs) off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • INF Pat Valaika has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk.

Orioles announce 2020 promotions schedule

Individual game ticket sales begin Thursday, February 6, at 10:00 a.m.
February 3, 2020

The Orioles today announced their 2020 promotional schedule, highlighted by an extensive slate of unique giveaway items, events, and returning favorites to Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The wide variety of promotions features family-friendly activities and entertainment to appeal to Birdland’s diverse fan base, as well as the return of

Orioles roster moves, 1/31/2020

January 31, 2020

This afternoon, the Orioles made the following roster moves:

  • Claimed RHP Travis Lakins (LAY-kinz) off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.
  • Designated INF/OF Stevie Wilkerson for assignment.

Orioles equipment truck embarks on 1,000-mile journey to Ed Smith Stadium

January 30, 2020

Earlier today, the Von Paris Moving & Storage truck carrying Orioles equipment departed from Oriole Park to Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, signaling the approach of Spring Training. The truck will travel 1,000 miles before arriving at the Orioles’ Spring Training home, where pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report

Orioles announce Spring Training non-roster invitees

January 28, 2020

The Orioles today announced that they have invited 23 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training in Sarasota, Fla. The list includes six left-handed pitchers, six right-handed pitchers, four catchers, five infielders, and two outfielders. A complete list of the Orioles’ non-roster invitees for 2020 Spring Training is below: PITCHERS

Orioles announce Birdland Caravan to be held February 7-9

Weekend-long tour designed to take the Oriole Park experience directly to fans throughout the region
January 22, 2020

The Orioles announced that the club’s ‘Birdland Caravan,’ a three-day winter tour, will take place from Friday, February 7, through Sunday, February 9, at multiple locations throughout the region. The weekend-long celebration of baseball will include meet-and-greets and happy hours with current and former Orioles players, top prospects, broadcasters, members