Orioles place infielder Ryan Flaherty on disabled list, recall infielder Rey Navarro from Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have placed infielder Ryan Flaherty on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain, retroactive to April 23. In a corresponding move, the Orioles have recalled infiedler Rey Navarro from Triple-A Norfolk. Navarro, 25, played two games with Triple-A Norfolk this season, batting .429/.500/1.000 (3-7) with a home run and two RBI. In 885 games over nine minor

Two youth clinics, two little league days and safety patrol night headline homestand filled with youth initiatives

The Orioles return home for a nine-game homestand that will include local community appearances, charitable initiatives, promotions, discounts, and special events at Oriole Park at Camden Yards beginning tonight at 7:05 p.m. against the Boston Red Sox. Highlighting the homestand are a variety of youth-oriented activities and initiatives, including two youth clinics, two Little League Days, the annual Safety Patrol Night, and the first Junior

Nationals recall left-hander Matt Grace, place left-hander Felipe Rivero on DL

The Washington Nationals recalled left-handed pitcher Matt Grace from Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday and placed left-handed pitcher Felipe Rivero on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 18, with a GI bleed. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Grace joins the Nationals for the first Major League assignment of his career. The 26-year-old, who utilizes a heavy fastball/slider combination

Nationals trade left-hander Xavier Cedeno to Dodgers for cash considerations

The Washington Nationals traded left-handed pitcher Xavier Cedeno to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday in exchange for cash considerations. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Cedeno, 28, pitched in 25 games for the Nationals over the course of three seasons (2013-15). He was 0-0 with a 3.38 ERA (16.0 IP). Cedeno was designated for assignment on April 14,

Chef Bryan Voltaggio to appear at Oriole Park

The Orioles today announced that Maryland's own Chef Bryan Voltaggio will appear at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, April 25, to throw the ceremonial first pitch, prepare a special, signature dish, and sign copies of his new book, HOME: Recipes to Cook with Family and Friends. A James Beard Foundation Award finalist and lifelong Orioles fan, Voltaggio is the executive chef and owner

Melvin Mora, John Lowenstein and Gary Roenicke elected to Orioles Hall of Fame

The Orioles today announced that former Orioles third baseman Melvin Mora has been elected to the Orioles Hall of Fame. Additionally, the former left field platoon duo of John Lowenstein and Gary Roenicke will be enshrined as selections of the Veteran's Committee, and long-time Orioles scout Fred Uhlman Sr. will be inducted as this year's Herb Armstrong Award winner. Mora, Roenicke, and Uhlman will be

Nationals reinstate Span from 15-day disabled list

The Washington Nationals returned from rehab and reinstated center fielder Denard Span from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Michael A. Taylor to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement. Span, who underwent surgery to repair a right core muscle injury on March 9, returns to the Nationals' active roster after a three-game rehab stint

Orioles place infielder Jonathan Schoop on disabled list, reinstate infielder Jimmy Paredes from DL

The Orioles today announced that they have placed infielder Jonathan Schoop on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee. In a corresponding move, the Orioles have reinstated infielder Jimmy Paredes from the disabled list. Paredes, 26, was placed on the 15-day disabled list to begin the season (retroactive to April 1) with a lower back strain. He made one rehabilitation appearance with Double-A