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 to hit for the cycle this past Saturday (he went 5 for 6, with 3 runs and 5 RBIs in the process).
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Orioles Minor League Players of the Week: Parker Bridwell & Michael Burgess

For the second time in the last five weeks, Frederick Keys duo Parker Bridwell and Michael Burgess share my Baltimore Orioles organizational players of the week. Bridwell, a former 9th round draft pick by the Orioles in the 2010 draft, went 2-0 on the week, throwing 13 IP, allowing 7 hits, 2 ER, 4 walks, and collecting 10 K’s.
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Orioles Minor Leaguer of the Week: Adrian Marin

Frederick Keys shortstop Adrian Marin enjoyed a very successful week with the single-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. The 20-year-old went 9 for 21 (.429) with 1 run, 7 doubles, 1 HR, and 11 RBIs.

Marin, a former third round pick in 2012, was considered as the Orioles #10 ranked prospect after the 2012 season by Baseball America, and the #12 ranked Orioles prospect following the 2013 season. The Miami native was also chosen by Baseball America as the organization’s top minor league defensive infielder prior to the 2013 season.
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Orioles Minor Leaguer of the Week: Glynn Davis

Frederick Keys outfielder Glynn Davis is coming off of a fantastic week with the single-A club, hitting .444, with 4 runs scored, 3 RBIs, 2 walks, and a stolen base. For the season, Davis has a .365 batting average, 23 runs, 13 RBIs, and five stolen bases.

Davis, a 22-year-old Baltimore native, was signed by the Baltimore Orioles as a non-drafted free agent in the summer of 2010 out of the Community College of Baltimore County. The 22-year-old has been a part of the Keys squad since 2012 (Davis also made a cameo with the single-A team in 2011).
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Machado rehabbing with Keys has been missed by Orioles

479px-Manny_Machado_8-10-2012The Frederick Keys have just announced that Manny Machado will be participating in several games this weekend as part of his rehab. Machado will play on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday against both the Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mud Cats. This is a great opportunity for Machado to receive some play time experience this season before returning to the Baltimore Orioles. Read more about Machado rehabbing with Keys has been missed by Orioles

Machado goes three for four in extended spring training

479px-Manny_Machado_8-10-2012Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will start Friday night for the Frederick Keys.  The game on Friday will be Machado’s first rehab start of the season.  We have been following Machado’s recovery since he went down with his knee injury.

This is a big step for Machado as it seems to be the last and final hurdle that he needs to do before being activated by the Orioles.  Machado’s biggest problem was scare tissue in his knee that made it difficult for him to run.

 

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