Sarasota weekly report

Sarasota weekly report

February 12th, 2019

ORIOLES WORKOUTS: The first official Spring Training workout for Orioles pitchers and catchers at Ed Smith Stadium will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, February 13. Fans are invited to watch the team work out on the back fields at the complex each day through February 22. There is no charge to attend, and free parking will be available in the East Lot off 12th Street and Tuttle Avenue. Most workouts will run from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day.

SARASOTA SPRINGFEST: On Saturday, February 16, fans are invited to attend Sarasota Springfest, a free, family-friendly event from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Ed Smith Stadium. Fans will have an opportunity to watch Orioles players practice on the back fields and enjoy games and interactive activities in the stadium. This year's event will include a Q&A session with Orioles OF CEDRIC MULLINS at approximately 12:30 p.m. Fans will once again have opportunities to play catch on the Ed Smith Stadium field, take a behind-the-scenes tour of the ballpark, and participate in a "Pitch for Charity" event to benefit Miracle League of Manasota. Media planning to cover Springfest may apply for credentials online at under the event named "Feb 16 BAL Camp". For more information, visit

GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE MEDIA DAY: On Sunday, February 17, Orioles Executive Vice President and General Manager MIKE ELIAS will be attending Major League Baseball's Grapefruit League Media Day at The Hilton West Palm Beach, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Elias will be available to media at 4:30 p.m.

MINOR LEAGUE CAMP: On Sunday, February 17, select Minor League staff and players will report to Early Camp at the Buck O'Neil Baseball Complex. The rest of the Minor League pitchers, catchers, and staff will report to camp on Friday, March 1, and position players on Tuesday, March 5. Games will begin Wednesday, March 13. RHP GRAYSON RODRIGUEZ, the Orioles first round selection in the 2018 First-Year Player Draft will report to his first Minor League camp, joining other prospects including LHP KEEGAN AKIN, INF CADYN GRENIER, and LHP DL HALL.