Orioles acquire INF/OF Jimmy Paredes from Kansas City

The Orioles today announced that they have acquired infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations. Paredes has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. Paredes, 25, batted .305/.332/.457 (82-269) with five home runs and 36 RBI in 65 games for Triple-A Omaha this season. The switch-hitter was 17-for-18 in stolen bases for the Storm Chasers and has recorded 183 stolen bases

Orioles recall RHP Miguel Gonzalez from Triple-A Norfolk; RHP Preston Guilmet optioned to Tides

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Miguel Gonzalez from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned right-hander Preston Guilmet to the Tides. Gonzalez, 30, has gone 4-5 with a 4.04 ERA (89.0IP, 40ER) in 16 games (15 starts) for the Orioles. Guilmet, 26, has posted a 5.23 ERA (10.1IP, 6ER) and 12 strikeouts in 10 appearances for the Orioles this season.

OriolesREACH, Nick and Christina Markakis partner with Casey Cares Foundation for 5K run/walk at Oriole Park on Aug. 2

The Orioles and OriolesREACH have partnered with the Casey Cares Foundation to host the fifth annual Casey Cares 5K run/walk at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday, August 2. Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis, and his wife, Christina, will serve as race ambassadors. Keith Mills, Sports Director of 98 Rock and WBAL Radio, will be the event's emcee. "The Orioles have been an amazing

Orioles recall right-hander Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie; Catcher Steve Clevenger optioned to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Bud Norris from Double-A Bowie and optioned catcher Steve Clevenger to Triple-A Norfolk. Norris, 29, is 7-6 with a 3.96 ERA (91.0IP, 40ER) in 15 starts for the Orioles this season. Clevenger, 28, appeared in two games for the Orioles after being recalled on July 12. He has batted .328/.378/.458 in 36 games with Norfolk and

Nationals agree to terms with RHP Erick Fedde

The Washington Nationals today agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde, the No. 18 overall pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Mike Rizzo and Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Scouting Operations Kris Kline made the joint announcement. Fedde, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound junior out of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, is regarded as

Orioles to celebrate 60th anniversary with series of events Aug. 8

The Orioles today announced plans to celebrate their 60th Anniversary season in Baltimore with a series of events before, during and after their August 8 game against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Orioles are welcoming back 23 Orioles Hall of Famers, who will take part in a spectacular post-game celebration. Expected to attend are Orioles Legends Eddie Murray, Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson and Frank

Orioles recall Gausman from Triple-A Norfolk, place Jimenez on 15-day DL

The Orioles today announced that they have recalled right-hander Kevin Gausman from Triple-A Norfolk and placed right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 8, with a sprained right ankle. Gausman is expected to start tonight's game against New York. Gausman, 23, has posted a 3.18 ERA (45.1IP, 16ER) and 45 strikeouts in 12 minor league starts (11 with Norfolk, one with

Tyler Clippard named to National League All-Star squad

Washington Nationals right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard today was named to the National League All-Star team by Cardinals field manager Mike Matheny and Major League Baseball. Clippard will replace Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran, who started Sunday's contest at Chicago. The 85th Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be held at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN on Tuesday, July 15. Clippard, 29, is 6-2 with