Baseball

Orioles Add Spring Training Home Game

The 2020 season will mark the Orioles’ 11th consecutive Spring Training season in Sarasota and the club’s 10th at renovated Ed Smith Stadium.

11/17/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Orioles Team Up With Local Charities to Help Fight Hunger

The Orioles’ support for All Faiths Food Bank and Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program is part of its year-round outreach program, Sarasota 365.

10/21/2019 By Staff

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles Name New Management Team

The Orioles' re-organization includes the promotion of Sarasota's Jennifer Grondahl to senior vice-president of community development and communications.

10/02/2019 By Staff

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles Announce 2020 Spring Training Season

The 16-game home schedule will include eight weekend games.

08/19/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Report Puts Orioles’ Annual Economic Impact at $92 Million

The analysis measures the total tourism impact created by the Orioles, combined with the club’s business operations and spending in Sarasota County.

02/25/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Spring Training Generated $1.3 Million for Local Airbnb Hosts

Roughly 12,000 visitors stayed in Sarasota Airbnb rentals during this year's Baltimore Orioles spring training season.

04/04/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Ed Smith Stadium Named Top Spring Training Facility

A data firm analyzed 36,000 online reviews of 23 spring training stadiums to arrive at its rankings.

02/28/2018 By Staff

Sports

Report Estimates Orioles' Economic Impact at $97 Million

The report looks at the club’s marketing and promotion of Sarasota tourism to its fan base across seven states and more.

02/22/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Panel Discusses Sports Tourism May 4

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club is hosting a panel discussion on Sarasota as an "international sports mecca" at Michael's on East.

04/28/2017 By staff

Tourism

Orioles' Spring Training Attendance the Team's Second Highest Ever

A total of 119,742 fans attended the team's 17 home games at Sarasota's Ed Smith Stadium this spring.

03/31/2017 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 23-March 1

Spring training starts, Mote premieres an exhibit with teeth, Lang Lang at the Van Wezel and more.

02/23/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 10 Things to Do: Feb. 16-22

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Cynthia Sayer’s Hot Banjo Show, Orioles Springfest and more.

02/16/2017 By Ilene Denton

The Boys of Spring

What It's Like to Go to the Orioles' Fantasy Camp

A 65-year-old baseball fan tests his limits.

12/30/2016 By Jerry Kammer

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Oct. 13-19

RIAF arrives; the Van Wezel, WBTT and Sarasota Contemporary Dance open their seasons; free outdoor movie at Ed Smith Stadium; and lots more.

10/13/2016 By Ilene Denton

Sports

Orioles Instructional League Offers Free Games Through Oct. 11

The Baltimore Orioles are currently hosting the team’s Fall Instructional League at Ed Smith Stadium, 2700 12th St., Sarasota, with games that are free and open to the public through Oct. 11.

09/19/2016 Research by staff

Sports

Orioles Bring Amateur Baseball Tournament to Sarasota

The Baltimore Orioles will host the Wilson Premier Classic, an amateur baseball tournament, Sept. 15-18 at Ed Smith Stadium and the Buck O’Neil Baseball Complex at Twin Lakes Park.

09/13/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

All Faiths Food Bank recently kicked off its annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger, plus other great examples of locals giving back.

04/07/2016 Research by staff

Dandy corn

10 Bucks Or Less: Mariscos Azteca Mexican Seafood Restaurant

Splendid sopes and huaraches in a shopping center right near Ed Smith Stadium.

03/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

For Sale: Baseball Star Nick Markakis's Home

As baseball star Nick Markakis plans to move from the Baltimore Orioles to the Atlanta Braves, we're giving you a peek inside his former Sarasota home, which is currently for sale.

05/14/2015 By Robert Plunket

Article

Inside Spring Training with the Baltimore Orioles Mascot

The Baltimore Orioles mascot gives us a bird's-eye view of spring training.

03/01/2015 By Chelsey Lucas