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Baltimore Orioles

Ed Smith Stadium
2700 12th Street
Sarasota, FL 34237
(941) 954-4464 or (877) 647-7337 (MAP)


Good Pregame Lunch or Breakfast
If you want a good pregame lunch or breakfast close to Ed Smith Stadium, go to Gus's 12th Street Cafe. The omelet's are bigger than your head. If Gus has had any luck fishing, the grouper is fresh. The prices are reasonable. And the front door of the place is 100 yards from the home plate gate the Ed. If you're for something to do postgame, Siesta Key is place to go. The beach is best in Florida -- a long stretch of powdery white sand. Traffic can be heavy. Siesta is just south of the Ed. Take 41 and follow the signs. The sunsets are spectacular.
John -  Cincinnati Enquirer

Get There Early, Buy Tickets and Enjoy The Band
The park is at a major intersection in town and gets real congested around game time. Get there early, buy your tickets and in the past there has been a band playing out front. No need to buy tickets in advance except for Red Sox or Yankees. - Joe Connor, Author of A Fanís Guide To The Ultimate Spring Training Experience, www.modernerabaseball.com 

Late Night Dining in Sarasota
If you need a late night snack or a full meal Munchies 420 Cafe in Sarasota is your best choice. It was featured on Travel channel's Man v Food and is open from 4:20 pm to 4:20 am. They offer eat-in, take-out, and late night delivery of fresh cooked food with huge portions. Website 

Arrive Early!
It took me about 30 minutes to find a parking spot at Ed Smith Stadium. As soon as you see people parking, find a spot. Free spots within walking distance are attainable. Some private places near the stadium were charging $20 to park. Insane! Arrive early for the $8 stadium parking.
Jennifer - Solo Travel Girl 

Largest Bobblehead I?ve Ever Seen
At Ed Smith Stadium over by the first base picnic area there is a large The Bird statute. ďCute,Ē I thought. Until one of the stadium staff touched The Birdís head and it bobbled! Itís quite possibly the largest bobblehead Iíve ever seen.
Jennifer - Solo Travel Girl 

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Places to Stay


Howard Johnson Express Inn
(941) 365-0350 or (800) 446-4656
811 S Tamiami Trl Sarasota, FL 34236
1.7 mi SW
(941) 309-2000 or (800) 241-3333
1111 Ritz Carlton Dr Sarasota, FL 34236
2.2 mi W
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts: Hyatt Sarasota
(941) 953-1234 or (941) 952-1987
1000 Boulevard of the Arts Sarasota, FL 34236
2.0 mi W



Rolling Green Golf Club
(941) 355-6620 or (941) 355-7621
4501 N Tuttle Ave Sarasota, FL 34234
1.8 mi N
Meadows Country Club The
(941) 371-6000
3101 Longmeadow Sarasota, FL 34235
2.2 mi E
Village Green Golf Club of Sarasota
(941) 922-9500
3500 Pembrook Dr Sarasota, FL 34239
3.4 mi S
Palm Aire Country Club: Clubhouse
(941) 355-9733
5601 Country Club Way Sarasota, FL 34243
4.2 mi N

2017 Schedule


BAL Homepage News

Britton feels good day after playing catch
Zach Britton felt good on Tuesday -- a day after playing catch -- and the plan is for him to go out on a rehab assignment on Friday.
04/25/2017 06:30 PM

Orioles option Crichton to Norfolk, call up Fry
Seeking to add a left-handed long reliever, the Orioles recalled Paul Fry from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned Stefan Crichton prior to Tuesday's game against the Rays.
04/25/2017 07:44 PM

After passing milestone, Jones goes yard
Orioles veteran outfielder Adam Jones collected his 1,500th career hit with a fifth-inning single on Monday night, but it was hit 1,501 that mattered more.
04/25/2017 12:55 AM

MLB.TV: Watch every night on every device
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04/20/2017 12:59 PM

Orioles ride 3-homer day to win against Rays
Jonathan Schoop, Hyun Soo Kim and Adam Jones homered for the Orioles off of Rays ace Chris Archer, who gave up his first long ball of the season in Baltimore's 6-3 win Monday night.
04/25/2017 01:50 AM



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