While tonight's game between the Orioles and the Cleveland Indians is scheduled to begin on time at 7:15 p.m., several special events at Oriole Park including the Orioles Season Plan Member Autograph Session and State of the Orioles Address have been postponed due to rain. The events will be rescheduled for a future date.
The Orioles will open their seven-game homestand on Friday, June 26, at 7:05 p.m. against the Cleveland Indians. Following Major League Baseball's announcement of a new league-wide "Play Ball" campaign designed to encourage widespread participation of all forms of baseball among youth, Orioles players and coaches will participate in two youth clinics - one focusing on the fundamentals of baseball and softball, and the other emphasizing the importance of living a healthy and active lifestyle.
The Orioles today announced that INF JIMMY PAREDES will appear at the Official Orioles Team Store at the York Galleria (2899 Whiteford Rd.) in York, PA to sign autographs and greet fans on Monday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to noon. Additionally, longtime Baltimore sportswriter JIM HENNEMAN will be on hand to sign copies of "Baltimore Orioles: 60 Years of Orioles Magic." The event is free of charge and open to the public.
The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated RHP KEVIN GAUSMAN from the 15-day disabled list, selected the contract of RHP MYCHAL GIVENS from Double-A Bowie, optioned RHPs TYLER WILSON and MIKE WRIGHT to Triple-A Norfolk, and transferred RHP JASON GARCIA to the 60-day disabled list.
The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of INF CHRIS PARMELEE from Triple-A Norfolk, optioned LHP WEI-YIN CHEN to High-A Frederick, and transferred INF JONATHAN SCHOOP to the 60-day disabled list (sprained right knee).
The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with their second selection in the first round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, SS RYAN MOUNTCASTLE of Hagerty (FL) High School. Mountcastle was selected with the 36th overall pick in the first round of the 2015 Draft.
The Orioles and OriolesREACH will host a private, exclusive fundraising event for Shannon's Fund on Friday, June 26, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Oriole Park prior to the 7:05 p.m. game against the Cleveland Indians.
The Orioles made eight selections on Day Two of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday, completing rounds 3-10. After two days of the Draft, the Orioles have selected 11 players overall, six position players and five pitchers, with four of the selections being college athletes. The Orioles selected four outfielders, three right-handed pitchers, two left-handed pitchers, and two infielders. The Draft will conclude tomorrow, June 10, with rounds 11-40 starting at 12:00 p.m. ET.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Baltimore Orioles Minor League right-handed pitcher Virgilio Encarnacion has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for a metabolite of Nandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The Orioles and presenting sponsor OneMain Financial, along with the Orioles Wives, Oriole Advocates, MASN, WJZ-TV, Von Paris Moving and Storage, and the Maryland Food Bank, will hold the 29th annual OriolesREACH Food and Funds Drive at Oriole Park at Camden Yards this weekend, June 12-14, during the Orioles' series with the New York Yankees.
The Orioles tonight selected OF DJ STEWART of Florida State University with their first selection as the 25th overall pick of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. The Orioles also selected SS RYAN MOUNTCASTLE at No. 36 overall from Hagerty (FL) High School and RHP JONATHAN HUGHES at No. 68 overall from Flowery Branch (GA) High School.
The Orioles today announced that they have reinstated CA MATT WIETERS from the 60-day disabled list, recalled INF REY NAVARRO from Triple-A Norfolk, and have selected the contract of LHP CESAR CABRAL from Triple-A Norfolk.