Friday, May 17, 2013
The team announced special ticket packages for a June 16 game against the Red Sox.
Nothing like a game of catch with Dad. How about on Father's Day, and on the field at Camden Yards? The Baltimore Orioles announced Friday that the club is selling special ticket packages that will allow fans to do just that. The Father's Day Catch on the Field Package will be available for $150 for the Orioles' Sunday, June 16 game against Boston. The package includes two left field lower box tickets and the opportunity for two people to join in a pre-game catch session on the field. Additional tickets will cost $75 each, according to a team release. An upgraded package costs $198 and includes two lower box tickets in sections 6 to 14 (on the first base side) or 60 to 64 (on the third base side). The catch session will start at 11:45 a.m…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Thirty current or former service members will be honored at the All-Star Game in New York in July.
The Baltimore Orioles are asking fans to nominate a veteran or a currently serving soldier as part of a tribute across Major League Baseball. The Tribute for Heroes contest will bring one active or veteran service member representing each major league team to the All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York on July 16. Nominations must be made on the contest's website by May 16. In a release, the Orioles encouraged fans to share information about their service member's accomplishments and community service. The Orioles also offer ticket discounts and other deals for active and former service members. Who would you nominate for the contest and why? Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Rain had been predicted for Friday afternoon.
Going downtown for the Orioles home opener on Friday? You may be able to leave the umbrella at home. Rain set to move in Thursday night and continue Friday will move out of the Baltimore area by noon at the latest, a few hours before the Orioles host the Minnesota Twins at Camden Yards at 3:05 p.m., according to the latest National Weather Service forecast for Baltimore. There is 80 percent chance of rain Thursday and a 40 percent chance on Friday. That's a change from earlier forecasts. Friday's high could get up to 60, according to the forecast. If you're visiting games later in the Orioles' homestand, the rest of the forecast appears dry. The high will get to 56 on Saturday and 63 on Sunday, before getting into the 70s next week.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Here are the highlights around the Baltimore area this weekend.
Baseball season is back, as is the Baltimore Farmers' Market. Here's a guide to this weekend's top attractions. You can see what's happening in your neighborhood or add your own events to our calendar by clicking Events at the top of the page. All weekend It's opening weekend at Camden Yards as the Orioles face the Minnesota Twins. Jake Arrieta, 2012's opening day starter, will pitch the first home game. The Orioles started their season Tuesday at Tropicana Field with a 7-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. The opener is at 3:05 p.m. Friday and will be aired on MASN and WJZ. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus show "Dragons" wraps up its run Sunday at 1st Mariner Arena, with two shows each day this weekend. Friday The Baltimore …
Friday, March 8, 2013
An open tryout will be held Saturday at Camden Yards.
You may not be the next Manny Machado, but you may have a shot at being the next Baltimore Orioles ballboy or ballgirl. With less than a month to go until the home opener against the Minnesota Twins on Apr. 5, the team will hold an open tryout starting at noon Saturday at Camden Yards. The Orioles are looking for athletic men and women 18 or older for the 2013 season. Participants are asked to dress casually and bring their own baseball gloves, according to a news release. The team asks that ballboys and ballgirls be "personable, customer-service oriented and available to work the entire 2013 season," in addition to being able to field ground balls. Judges at the tryout will include Orioles officials, MASN broadcaster Jim Hunter, former …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
An open tryout will be held March 9 at Camden Yards.
You may not be the next Manny Machado, but you may have a shot at being the next Baltimore Orioles ballboy or ballgirl. The team will hold an open tryout starting at noon of March 9 at Camden Yards. The Orioles are looking for athletic men and women 18 or older for the 2013 season. Participants are asked to dress casually and bring their own baseball gloves, according to a news release. The team asks that ballboys and ballgirls be "personable, customer-service oriented and available to work the entire 2013 season," in addition to being able to field ground balls. Judges at the tryout will include Orioles officials, MASN broadcaster Jim Hunter, former Orioles catcher Chris Hoiles, Mix 106.5 personality Reagan Warfield and Lite 101.9 …
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Boys and girls teams march from Hollywood Theatre to middle school athletic field to launch baseball and softball season.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Multiple media outlets reporting the former Cy Young winner committed suicide.
UPDATE (1:10 P.M.)—Former Orioles pitcher and executive Mike Flanagan died from an apparant self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face, according to the Baltimore Sun. Flanagan was found dead Wednesday outside his home in rural Baltimore County near Sparks, according to Orioles officials. He was 59. WBAL-TV also reported that Flanagan apparently killed himself. Baltimore County police spokeswoman Elise Armacost said Thursday that investigators have not officially confirmed the body found on the property is Flanagan. She only would confirm that police are continuing to examine the the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a deceased man found Wednesday afternoon on a property in the 15000 block of York Road near Sparks owned by Flanagan…