Led by Gunnar Henderson, 2023’s rookies have everything it takes to outshine the rookie performances of Adley Rutschman, Felix Bautista and the rest of the 2022 class.
With the offense falling flat at the end of 2022, we look to see what the top of the lineup needs to do to find success in ‘23.
After an impressive rookie season, The Mountain still has room to grow if he wants to rise to the heights of other elite closers.
After a bottom-of-the-barrel season from Robinson Chirinos last year, the Orioles are running out of time to find an ideal understudy for Adley Rutschman.
The former undrafted free agent shined in stretches in 2022, but struggled to stay healthy. Can Denoyer reward the front office’s gamble in using a 40-man spot on him?
Could the former Red Sox and Yankee be the answer to the Orioles’ need for outfield depth while boosting the team’s on-base percentage?
Correa links to Mike Elias’ time in Houston, and his on-field ability make the shortstop an interesting free agent target if the O’s are looking to add star power to their lineup.
With the Orioles still in great need of starting pitching, the two-time All-Star could be a realistic candidate to fill the role of staff ace.
The Mountain often came up as big as his stature in a rookie season that saw him become one of the best relievers in baseball.