Category Archive: Minors

Jul 09

Should Steve Lombardozzi be starting for the Orioles?

One of the biggest questions fans had about the Orioles this offseason was the second base position. The Orioles and their fans thought that question had been answered when Johnathan Schoop was named the starting second baseman on opening day. The hype surrounding Schoop was enormous; Last year he was tearing it up at Triple-A …

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Jul 07

Orioles Minor League Player of the Week: Mike Yastrzemski

Frederick Keys outfielder Mike Yastrzemski had an outstanding week for the single-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. The grandson of legendary Boston Red Sox player Carl Yastrzemski went 12 for 22 (.545), with 9 runs, 4 doubles, 1 triple, 1 HR, 8 RBIs, and 1 SB on the week for the Keys. Yastrzemski also managed …

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Jul 02

Keys Start off July Right

The Frederick Keys are trying to start of the month of July with a series win over the Salem Red Sox after a disappointing end in June. The Keys began the month of June by achieving an 8-5 record, but in the last two weeks finished up by losing ten of their final 13 games.

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Jul 01

Orioles activate and DFA Reimold

The Baltimore Orioles have activated Nolan Reimold from the 60-day disabled list and designated him for assignment.  Reimold needs to clear waivers in order for him to stay in the Orioles organization which I see him doing.  Reimold will likely go to triple-A Norfolk and continue rehabbing.  Reimold hit .315 and two home runs during …

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Jul 01

A Look at the Tides Infield

With Manny Machado being suspended for the next four games, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at possible call-ups from Triple-A Norfolk the Orioles could make to replace him. Norfolk has had plenty of infielders, non-first baseman, on the roster this season but interestingly enough none of them are listed as …

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Jun 30

Orioles Minor League Player of the Week: Tyler Wilson

Bowie Baysox starting pitcher Tyler Wilson performed extremely well during his two appearances for the double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles last week. Wilson started 2 games (and won both of them), throwing 14 innings, giving up 9 hits, 2 earned runs, 2 walks, and striking out 13 batters.

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Jun 30

Dylan Bundy- The Killer of Single-A Baseball

Friday night, summer time, beautiful weather, baseball, a home game for the Short-Season Single-A Aberdeen Ironbirds, what more could a fan want? Oh yeah, did I mention the top pitching prospect in the Orioles organization was starting the game, which just so happened to be exactly one year after he had Tommy John Surgery? Friday …

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Jun 25

Tides make it a Comeback

Down 6-2 in the fourth inning of Tuesday night’s game, the Norfolk Tides scored seven unanswered runs to beat the Pawtucket Red Sox 9-6 in 10 innings. Josh Stinson, Norfolk’s starter, pitched just 2.2 innings Tuesday night giving up five runs on seven hits. Stinson was replaced by Randy Wolf who pitched 2.1 innings and …

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Jun 24

Norfolk’s Rotation

Every year, in every season, all teams, no matter the league they are in, have to deal with injuries to their starting pitchers. The Norfolk Tides are no different. Two of the Tides’ original five-man rotation, Suk-min Yoon and Steve Johnson, are on the disabled list. Yoon was placed on the DL on Monday and …

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Jun 23

Orioles Minor Leaguer of the Week: Zach Davies

Bowie Baysox pitcher Zach Davies had an outstanding week for the double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Davies, a 21-year-old out of Gilbert, Arizona, threw 13 innings during the week, while allowing only 3 hits, 0 ER, 4 walks, and striking out 7 batters. The right-handed starter also picked up two wins in the two …

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