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 night, that is what fans got; Dylan Bundy started for the Aberdeen Ironbirds and continued his domination of Low-A minor league baseball.

Friday night, Bundy threw five innings of three-hit shutout ball. Bundy also struck out seven and walked two batters. As mentioned, Friday’s date marked the one-year anniversary of Bundy having Tommy John Surgery but more importantly Friday was his third rehab start of the season. Needless to say, Bundy is right on schedule.
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Dylan Bundy injury update

A lot of people have been asking me how Dylan Bundy is doing and how far off he is.  Remember he pitched mostly at double-A Bowie before he got injured and needed Tommy John Surgery. 

Bundy has been pitching in extended spring training which means he is closing in on starting a rehab assignment.  Bundy tweeted yesterday that he threw two innings in extended spring training and feels great, which is a good sign.  Some reporters have said that Bundy’s fastball is starting to come back and it is right now in the low 90’s.  Read more about Dylan Bundy injury update

Injury updates on Machado, Bundy and Reimold: Updated

479px-Manny_Machado_8-10-2012The Baltimore Orioles are getting good news injury wise when it comes to Manny Machado, Dylan Bundy and Nolan Reimold.  Machado and Bundy both seem very close to starting some real games.

Machado the Orioles star third baseman has been running the bases and is expected to play an extended spring training game tomorrow, according to Brittany Ghiroli.  Machado could go on a rehab assignment as soon as next week, which means he is very close to coming back.

UPDATE: Machado has now played in two extended spring training games and all seems to have gone well.  The first game he played five innings and the second game he played seven innings.


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Bowie Baysox Preview

BaysoxAs the Baltimore Orioles begin their 2014 campaign, the AA affiliate Bowie Baysox also start the race to the playoffs.  Looking for a quick start to the season the Baysox have jumped out to a quick 5-1 start after a 4 game sweep over the Harrisburg Senators.  After a rainout on April 7, the Baysox had a doubleheader against the Richmond Flying Squirrels, in which they dropped the first game 5-3.  Even though Bowie may have suffered their first loss of the season they bounced back in the second game of the day with a walk-off win, coming off the bat of Chih-Hsien Chiang.
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