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Top O's MiLB performers this week

@JoeTrezz
1:15 PM EDT

With the Orioles' Minor League system ranked No. 5 in baseball by MLB Pipeline, it's time to pay attention. All summer at Orioles.com, we’ll be keeping tabs on the top performers from each rung of the Minor League ladder with weekly Sunday roundups. Think of it as a way to

Rutschman drives in a run in extras

Keeping tabs on the No. 2 overall prospect
June 19, 2021

June 19: Tallies RBI in two-hit night Adley Rutschman reached base three times for Double-A Bowie as he slapped a two singles, drove in a run and worked a walk in a 2-for-5 ballgame. He was also caught stealing for the second time this season. His lone RBI came in

Notes: Prospects' injuries; Santander; Davis

@JoeTrezz
June 16, 2021

While their Minor League success continues to be a bright spot this season, the Orioles learned this week of injuries regarding two of their top prospects. The club is shutting down left-hander D.L. Hall for several weeks due to elbow tendinitis and bracing for the possibility that outfielder Heston Kjerstad

Mullins, O's seek big push in All-Star voting

@savjaye
June 14, 2021

Read our FAQ on the balloting format, which includes two phases of fan voting to determine the All-Star starters, and the ability to vote through Google Search. Cedric Mullins sits atop plenty of American League leaderboards. Entering play on Monday, he was tied for first among AL outfielders in hits

Top O's MiLB performers this week

@JoeTrezz
June 13, 2021

With the Orioles' Minor League system now ranked the fifth-best in baseball by MLB Pipeline, it's time to pay attention. All summer at orioles.com, we’ll be keeping tabs on the top performers from each rung of the Minor League ladder with weekly Sunday roundups. Think of it as a way

Big weekend: Rutschman 5-for-8, 2 HR

@paul_casellaMLB
June 6, 2021

Adley Rutschman had himself quite a weekend. MLB Pipeline's No. 2 overall prospect homered for a second straight game in Double-A Bowie's 13-11 loss to Hartford on Sunday afternoon. After a three-hit game on Saturday, Rutschman added two more hits and a pair of walks on Sunday. He went 5-for-8

Rutschman collects 3 knocks, triple shy

@RobTnova24
June 5, 2021

After a slow start to June, Adley Rutschman looked like more like the player who ended May on a scorching 7-for-11 run on Saturday.

Orioles' future on display at Double-A Bowie

@SamDykstraMiLB
June 3, 2021

HARTFORD, Conn. – Adley Rutschman had been waiting to catch Grayson Rodriguez again. Having previously worked with his fellow Top 100 prospect at Class A Delmarva in 2019 and last year’s alternate site, Rutschman was filled with anticipation about being behind the plate for Rodriguez’s Double-A Bowie debut Wednesday in

Rodriguez dazzles in Double-A Bowie debut

@SamDykstraMiLB
June 2, 2021

HARTFORD, Conn. -- New level. Same Grayson Rodriguez. The Orioles’ No. 2 prospect struck out eight and allowed one earned run on four hits and two walks over five innings Wednesday in his Double-A Bowie debut as the Baysox defeated Hartford, 2-1, at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. Rodriguez mostly sat at

Daily updates on Adley Rutschman from May

Keeping tabs on the No. 2 overall prospect
May 31, 2021

May 30: Two HRs, seven RBIs in doubleheader Adley Rutschman wasn't satisfied after recording a home run and three RBIs in the first game of a doubleheader Sunday. The Orioles' top prospect homered again and racked up four more RBIs in the nightcap as Double-A Bowie secured a doubleheader sweep

Rutschman hits two HRs in twin bill

@TrujilloReports
May 30, 2021

Harrisburg Senators pitchers were tasked with one of the hardest challenges in the Minor Leagues during Sunday’s doubleheader: getting Adley Rutschman out. They succeeded twice in the MLB's No. 2 prospect's eight plate appearances over the two games in Bowie. Rutschman went a combined 5-for-6 with two home runs, seven

Nevin doubles, walks vs. White Sox in debut

@JoeTrezz
May 30, 2021

No matter if you're a future Hall of Famer or just getting a cup of coffee, you never forget your Major League debut. They are always unforgettable for the players making them, regardless of the outcome, context or circumstance. And sometimes they offer glimpses of greatness to come. They are

Prospect spotlight: OF Deson is 'Spiderman'

@JoeTrezz
May 29, 2021

Over the past several years, the Orioles have worked to stockpile prospects via the Draft, international signings and trades, bolstering their Minor League system into one of the sport’s best. These days, Baltimore’s system sports headliners like Adley Rutschman but also considerable depth, in the form of exciting players who

O's promote No. 2 prospect to Double-A

Right-hander Grayson Rodriguez ranked No. 21 among MLB prospects
@HarriganMLB
May 28, 2021

The Orioles are set to promote top pitching prospect Grayson Rodriguez (MLB’s No. 21 overall prospect) to Double-A Bowie, where he’ll join up with catcher Adley Rutschman (O’s No. 1, MLB’s No. 2 prospect) in what could be a preview of Baltimore’s Opening Day battery of the future. Orioles general

Adley crushes game-tying HR in ninth

@TrujilloReports
May 23, 2021

When the Orioles selected Adley Rutschman with the first pick in the 2019 Draft, they envisioned a plethora of performances like Sunday’s day at the dish in his future. The No. 2 prospect crushed a clutch, game-tying three-run homer with two outs in the top of the ninth for Bowie

This week's top O's Minor League performers

@JoeTrezz
May 22, 2021

With the Orioles' Minor League system now ranked the fifth-best in baseball by MLB Pipeline, it's time to pay attention. All summer at orioles.com, we’ll be keeping tabs on the top performers from each rung of the Minor League ladder with weekly roundups. Think of it as a way to

Prospect spotlight: O's like Gonzalez's power

@JoeTrezz
May 18, 2021

Over the past several years, the Orioles have worked to stockpile prospects via the Draft, international signings and trades, bolstering their Minor League system into one of the sport’s best. These days, Baltimore’s system boasts headliners like Adley Rutschman and Grayson Rodriguez but also considerable depth, in the form of

Let's face it, this was a 1-in-a-million homer

Uber prospect Rutschman's homer hits videoboard showing his image
@_dadler
May 16, 2021

It's not every day you get to crush a home run off your own face. But that's what Adley Rutschman did Sunday. The Orioles' star catching prospect belted a homer to center field in the bottom of the ninth inning -- straight off his own headshot on the videoboard.

The Orioles' top Minors performers so far

@JoeTrezz
May 16, 2021

With the Orioles' Minor League system now ranked the fifth-best in baseball by MLB Pipeline, it's time to pay attention. All summer at orioles.com, we’ll be keeping tabs on the top performers from each rung of the Minor League ladder with weekly roundups. Think of it as a way to

Roster moves: Akin recalled from Triple-A

@JoeTrezz
May 10, 2021

The Orioles swapped young lefties on Monday, recalling No. 9 prospect Keegan Akin and optioning No. 10 prospect Zac Lowther to Triple-A Norfolk. Akin’s first appearance will mark his season debut. The Orioles’ second-round Draft pick in 2016, Akin reached the Majors in August 2020, going 1-2 with a 4.56

Notes: Lowther recalled; Means honored

@S__Bright
May 9, 2021

The Orioles recalled lefty Zac Lowther from Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday to make his first career start. The Orioles' No. 11 prospect faced a talented Red Sox lineup at Oriole Park. Lowther struggled in an 11-6 loss, allowing seven runs on seven hits with two walks and three strikeouts in

Minor Leaguers to watch from AL East in '21

May 6, 2021

"What's next?" Those words were the oft-repeated refrain of the fictional President Jed Bartlet from television's "The West Wing," indicating that he wanted to keep the momentum going and was prepared for whatever lay ahead. Fans of every Major League team frequently ask a similar question: "Who's next?" Whether your

Hall fans 10 in debut for Double-A Baysox 

@JoeTrezz
May 4, 2021

There are myriad reasons the Orioles are excited for the return of Minor League Baseball, which resumed nationwide Tuesday night for the first time since the pandemic. And one of those reasons is the big left-hander set to take the ball every fifth day at Double-A Bowie. Making his first

Where O's Top 30 prospects are starting '21

@JonathanMayo
May 4, 2021

With the 2021 season getting started, here's a look at where the Orioles' Top 30 prospects are projected to start the season:

Rutschman finally gets first full pro season

@JoeTrezz
May 3, 2021

Nearly two years since the Orioles selected him No. 1 overall in the 2019 MLB Draft, Adley Rutschman is finally about to embark on his first full professional season. This is of no fault of Rutschman's. A bout with mononucleosis resulted in a late start in the summer of 2019,