Barker, 23, went 3-2 with a 2.00 ERA and 40 strikeouts in nine games with Double-A Mississippi. Belicek, 23, has gone 3-0 with a 2.22 ERA, while walking one and striking out 32 in 12 games between Class-A Rome and Double-A Mississippi.
The Orioles will host "Birdland Social," a Social Media Night event presented by GBMC HealthCare Inc., at Oriole Park on Wednesday, June 22, prior to the 7:05 p.m. ET game against the San Diego Padres.
Orioles infielder Manny Machado will host his third annual Manny Machado BaseBOWL Tournament, a celebrity charity event to support Baltimore City's Department of Recreation and Parks on Sunday, May 15.
The first ticket package is available for $200 ($100 for each additional participant) and includes two Left Field Lower Box tickets (sections 82-84), the unique opportunity to play catch on the field for two participants, two soft baseballs, and a donation to the Orioles Charitable Foundation.
Fans heading to Orioles games against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday and Sunday should be aware that the Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration (SHA) has announced that two lanes of northbound I-95 near MD 100 in Howard County will be temporarily closed, effective Friday, May 6, beginning at 10:00 p.m. until approximately noon on Sunday, May 8.
Major League Baseball announced the 30 winners of the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and demonstrate a commitment to eradicating the disease. The winner of the Honorary Bat Girl Contest for the Orioles is CRYSTAL SILINS, who will be recognized in a pregame ceremony at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Sunday, May 8, prior to the Orioles game vs. the Oakland Athletics.