Home runs up and down the system, Norfolk is firing on all cylinders, and Ryan Watson continues to impress with Bowie.
The Tides, Baysox and IronBirds all win as Colton Cowser also impresses in his Double-A debut.
The Orioles’ 2020 first-rounder continues to rake at Delmarva, while their 2021 first-rounder is moving on up to Double-A.
Last year’s second round pick Connor Norby is also headed up a level.
Orioles minor league recap 6/27: DL Hall struggles with command, but Gunnar goes 2-for-4 and Coby Mayo goes deep
Another bad day on the mound for Norfolk, but Henderson and Mayo had multiple hits on the day, and Heston Kjerstad keeps hitting Low-A pitching.
Two Orioles affiliates got blown out on Saturday. Zach Peek pitched well for Bowie, while Kjerstad got two more hits for Delmarva.
The Tides got 21 hits, Bowie and Aberdeen pitched shutouts, and Heston Kjerstad homered for Delmarva. A good night.
Will the Orioles take the #1 prospect at #1, like they did with Adley Rutschman, or go for an underslot strategy like the last two drafts?
Jordan Westburg! now leads the whole Orioles organization with 14 home runs. Pretty good. The Tides lost anyway.
The Tides were the lone winners in a rain-soaked night that saw Justin Armbruester make his Double-A debut and Zach Watson hit a home run.
Shorebirds the only winners Tuesday, but top prospects continue hot starts at their new assignments.
Norfolk’s newest infielders stayed hot, Aberdeen got a combined no-no, and for Delmarva, Heston Kjerstad kept going.
Norfolk and Aberdeen blasted their way to wins on Sunday, with Rylan Bannon and DJ Stewart going long for the Tides and Coby Mayo hitting his 12th home run of the season.
Norfolk was blitzed on Friday, but that didn’t stop Jordan Westburg and Gunnar Henderson from still doing exciting things.
D.L. Hall struck out 11 batters in 4.1 innings while leadoff hitters Terrin Vavra and Cesar Prieto led the charge.
It was another exciting night on the farm with home runs aplenty, good work for Kjerstad, and even more impressive Aberdeen pitching as the IronBirds clinched a playoff spot.
The Baysox and IronBirds both win behind stellar pitching performances, while Norfolk and Delmarva lose lopsided affairs.
Heston Kjerstad made a long-awaited Delmarva debut, a bunch of Aberdeen arms racked up Ks, and more from the Orioles farm.
Orioles minor league recap 6/13: Terrin Vavra has three hits for Norfolk and Bowie loses a pitching duel
Norfolk was the only winner on Sunday, but Bowie’s Zach Peek and Conner Loeprich shut out Harrisburg for nine innings before the Baysox fell 2-1 in extras.
The Orioles’ #2 pick in the 2020 draft finally took the field for the first time as a professional, contributing a hit and an RBI for Delmarva.
Jordan Westburg homered in the first inning of his second game with Triple-A Norfolk.
O’s affiliates won five out of six contests on the day, led by outstanding pitching performance up and down the farm.
Norfolk was forced to wait for Gunnar Henderson and Jordan Westburg, but several pitching prospects shined at Bowie and Aberdeen.
While the Orioles’ top pitching prospect went down with a lat strain, the sizzling Gunnar Henderson is on his way to replace him on Norfolk’s roster.
Two prospects who could be the Orioles SS/3B combo of the future are now only a level away from MLB.
DL Hall earned his first win with Norfolk and Stowers went yard twice and had an outfield assist.
It was an embarrassment in Norfolk and a pitchers duel in Delmarva.
Three games finished and all had margins of one run. Two Orioles affiliates won, one did not.
Bowie was the loner winner on a day overshadowed by an early exit for one of the organization’s prized arms.
Gunnar Henderson pushed his OPS near 1.000 with a three-hit performance in Bowie’s victory, and Aberdeen won yet again.
Some teams stumbled this week but it was a good one for the Grayson Rodriguez/D.L. Hall duo (11 scoreless innings).
The Baysox and the 30-12 IronBirds were winners, while Norfolk and Delmarva couldn’t buy a clutch hit in losses.