IronBirds fly to first half title

The Aberdeen IronBirds came into 2022 with a young team hungry for success and looking to make their mark in their young careers.

With players like Connor Norby, Colton Cowser and Coby Mayo, the lineup was full of exciting talent. And the pitching staff would turn out electric arms like Carlos Tavera, Jean Pinto and Connor Gillispie.

From top to bottom, the team was loaded with exciting talent, and first year manager Roberto Mercado was assigned to lead these young men through the High-A season.

Aberdeen would come out firing on all cylinders, winning five of their first six series, splitting the second series of the season.

They would quickly pull ahead of the pack and place themselves as the team to beat going forward.

The IronBirds currently find themselves at 41-20, with a run differential of +53. They hold the division lead by nine games and have the overall best record by 4.5 games in the SAL.

They are not only the best team in High-A, but they are tied for the second best record in all the minor league systems.

For all the success they have found, the IronBirds have been crowned the SAL North Division Champions and secured a playoff spot for the first time since 2013.

We at The Baltimore Battery would like to extend our congratulations to Aberdeen for their success and look forward to seeing what else they have in store for the second half of the season.

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