Davis Tavarez wins FCL Player of the Week honors

The Baltimore Orioles have spent the better part of three years rebuilding, and if there is one thing that they have shown, it’s that they have built a strong and talented minor league system.

On the regular, various Baby Birds have collected hardware in their growth and development throughout the various levels. It seems that there is a new prospect on a weekly basis that is taking home an award for strong showings across different weeks, months and/or levels.

This week is no exception, as another young minor leaguer has earned an award in the O’s organization. Davis Tavarez has been named Florida Complex League Player of the Week, after a strong showing at the plate and being a difference-maker on the field.

During the week, Tavarez went 10-for-19, hitting for an average of .526, while collecting seven RBI and scoring eight runs. While leading his team, Tavarez also had a 1.360 OPS.

Tavraez’s week was even more impressive by the fact that he struck out only one time in his 19 plate appearances, which happens to be only the 24th time across 40 games this season for him.

For the season, Tavarez is batting .326 across 132 at-bats, while knocking in 25 runs. He also has collected two home runs and owns a .862 OPS for the year.

Davis Tavarez becomes another minor leaguer for the Orioles to collect hardware, showing a growing talent across our system. Keep your eye out for the lastest Baby Bird to move on up, as they compile stats that will see them playing in a new level next season.

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