The Orioles plan to appeal a decision ordering their team-controlled regional television network to pay the neighboring Washington Nationals tens of millions of dollars more in broadcast rights fees, according to a court document.
Sinclair Broadcast Group will partner with the owner of The Weather Channel to buy 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports from The Walt Disney Co. for $10.6 billion, the companies announced Friday.
Gov. Larry Hogan wrote to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred last year expressing concern about the effect of the lingering television rights fee dispute between the Orioles and Washington Nationals, and offering to help broker an agreement.
A Major League Baseball arbitration committee issued its long-awaited decision that the Orioles-controlled Mid-Atlantic Sports Network must pay the neighboring Washington Nationals increased fees for the right to broadcast their games.
Orioles utility man Hanser Alberto has been a saving grace for manager Brandon Hyde through the first month of the season, hitting better than both his career numbers and the supporting metrics for this season say he should be.
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde announced Friday that right-hander David Hess would be available out of the bullpen as the team opened a rotation spot for Means, who will pitch during the upcoming series at the Chicago White Sox.
New San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado arrived at Nationals Park on Friday and said he wasn't talking about Orioles fans when he made a negative comment about Baltimore in a Sports Illustrated interview this spring.
A New York court has sealed a key decision of a Major League Baseball arbitration panel in the dispute between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals over television rights fees and profits from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network.