Prospect Profiles continues to heat up, as we move on to Baltimore’s No. 25 overall prospect, infielder Anthony Servideo! The 2020 third round pick has high upside as a utility infielder with blazing speed on the base paths.
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Prospect Profiles 2021: INF Tyler Nevin
Up next on this year’s Prospect Profiles is a new member of Baltimore’s farm system, Tyler Nevin! The return in last year’s Mychal Givens trade, Nevin plays first and third base and also positions in the outfield.
Norfolk Tides release schedule for 2021 season
The Norfolk Tides announced their schedule today for the 2021 season in the newly created Triple-A East League. Games are set to start on April 6, with the home opener set for April 13 at Harbor Park.
Prospect Profile 2021: LHP Drew Rom
Up next on this season’s edition of Prospect Profiles is left-handed starter, Drew Rom! The 21-year-old took a huge signing bonus out of high school in the fourth round of the 2018 draft, foregoing his potential college career at Michigan.
O’s sign Félix Hernández to minor league deal
“King” Félix is an Oriole… take a moment, and let that sink in!
Orioles sign shortstop Freddy Galvis to 1-year deal
The Baltimore Orioles announced Tuesday night that veteran infielder Freddy Galvis will be joining the team on a one-year, $1.5 million contract. In order to make room for Galvis on the 40-man roster, Chris Shaw was designated for assignment.
Prospect Profiles 2021: INF Rylan Bannon
Up next on The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles series is 24-year-old infielder, Rylan Bannon!
Prospect Profiles 2021: RHP Garrett Stallings
Up next on The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles 2021 series is recently acquired right-handed pitcher, 23-year-old Garrett Stallings!
Prospect Profiles 2021: RHP Kyle Bradish
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles 2021 series is 24-year-old right-hander, Kyle Bradish!
O’s trade José Iglesias to Angels
The Orioles made a surprise move and shipped one of their top batters from last season to Los Angeles. Ken Rosenthal was first to report the José Iglesias trade:
Orioles 2020 Season Recap: Part 2 – Rookies shine in shortened season
The 2020 MLB season was one we have never experienced before, and as fans and players alike, we hope it’s one we never see again. However, baseball was still played, and here at The Baltimore Battery, we have come to give readers an extensive breakdown of the 2020 Baltimore Orioles’ season!
Orioles announce 40-man roster additions, DFA Renato Núñez
The Baltimore Orioles made a bit of a surprising announcement this evening, as the team adjusted its 40-man roster. Several young prospects were added, while Renato Núñez was designated for assignment.
Orioles lineup vs. Red Sox: 9/24/20
José Iglesias returns to the Baltimore lineup tonight, as the Orioles look to avoid a three-game sweep against Boston at Fenway Park. The O’s lost game one 8-3 and game two 9-1.
Orioles lineup vs. Braves: 9/14/20
Coming off a brutal four-game sweep at the hands of the New York Yankees, Baltimore returns home for three games against the Atlanta Braves. With a 20-26 record, the Orioles are running out of time to make it back into the playoff race.
Ryan Mountcastle: Future is now
For months Orioles fans begged and begged for star prospect Ryan Mountcastle to be called up to the Majors; on Aug. 21, that wish came true, and he has lived up to expectations thus far.
Orioles deal Miguel Castro, acquire prospect Kevin Smith at Trade Deadline
Just before the MLB Trade Deadline passed at 4 p.m., Aug. 31, the Baltimore Orioles made a move to acquire left-handed pitcher Kevin Smith from the New York Mets. The Orioles shipped relief pitcher Miguel Castro to New York in exchange for Smith. This trade concludes a month in which the O’s made four separateContinue reading “Orioles deal Miguel Castro, acquire prospect Kevin Smith at Trade Deadline”
Orioles drop 2 games against Rays, Thursday’s series finale postponed: Series Recap 8/25/20 – 8/27/20
Baltimore lost two close games to Tampa Bay in a quick road trip to Tropicana Field to fall to 14-16 on the season.
Orioles continue August momentum, sweep Phillies: Series Recap 8/11/20-8/13/20
The Orioles are turning heads around Major League Baseball the last few games! And guess what, Birdland? It’s time to bring out the brooms!
Orioles close in on sweep of Nationals, game 3 suspended: Series Recap 8/7/20-8/9/20
The Orioles entered a three-game series in Washington in dire need of igniting their bats following a brutal four-game sweep at the hands of the Miami Marlins.
Orioles look to bounce back in Battle of the Beltway: Series Preview 8/7/20-8/9/20
It’s been an up-and-down start to the season for the O’s to say the least.
Orioles lineup vs. Marlins: 8/6/20
The Orioles will look to avoid the four-game sweep against the Miami Marlins, as both teams will face off tonight at Camden Yards. Game time is set for 7:35 p.m. EST and will be aired on MASN. The O’s are still the away team due to these games being rescheduled from their previous matchups inContinue reading “Orioles lineup vs. Marlins: 8/6/20”
Orioles complete sweep of Rays, improve to 5-3: Series Recap 7/31-8/2
Baltimore improved to 5-3 after defeating the Rays by a score of 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. Following a tough two-game series loss to the Yankees, the O’s responded well in the team’s first series sweep since the 2018 season.
MLB announces shortened 2020 schedule
During the COVID-19 outbreak, the MLB announces its shortened season schedules. Let’s look at how Baltimore’s schedule looks and what to expect in 2020.
Keeping up with former Orioles in KBO
With the entire world coming to an abrupt stop due to the Coronavirus pandemic, sports fans have had little to get excited about. Right now, the O’s should be taking the field at Camden Yards on a warm spring day! While us fans miss the action, the issues at hand are much bigger than sports.
Top Orioles players from the last decade
The Orioles have seen success in the past decade thanks to these players who thrived in Baltimore during the 2010s
Making case for Hunter Harvey as next O’s closer
Hunter Harvey was originally drafted to be a starter, but his electric performances out of the bullpen last season could be the reason he becomes the next Orioles’ closer.
7 Orioles pitchers to watch in 2020
The Baltimore Orioles are in a rebuild, and the fans, like us, are well aware of this. While the win-loss numbers might not be pretty this year, there are a number of prospects with very exciting futures. Some of the names that give Baltimore fans hope are Adley Rutschman, Ryan Mountcastle, Austin Hays, Yusniel Diaz,Continue reading “7 Orioles pitchers to watch in 2020”
Orioles 2020 spring training preview: Corner infielders
Coming into the 2020 season, the corners are a solid positon group for Brandon Hyde and the Orioles.
Prospect Profiles: No. 4 overall Ryan Mountcastle
The Orioles’ No. 4 prospect is 2019 International League MVP Ryan Mountcastle. The infielder is dominant at the plate but has defensive concerns; will we see Mountcastle play in Baltimore next season?
Prospect Profiles: No. 5 overall Yusniel Diaz
Yusniel Diaz came to the Orioles via the Manny Machado trade last season, but he is yet to live up to his potential so far. The 2020 season presents a great chance for Diaz to improve at the plate in the minors and possibly at Camden Yards.
Orioles announce 2020 spring training non-roster invitees
The Orioles recently announced a list of non-roster invitees to Spring training. Several young prospects with high potential are included on the list, as well as newly acquired veteran players.
Prospect Profiles: No. 15 Hunter Harvey
Coming up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is 25-year-old right-handed pitcher Hunter Harvey. Orioles fans are likely familiar with Harvey, as the former first round pick made seven appearances at Camden Yards this past season.
Prospect Profiles: No. 16 overall Blaine Knight
No. 16 prospect Blaine Knight possesses a quality heater, despite struggling in 2019. His 2020 season will determine his stock with the Orioles.
Prospect Profiles: No. 17 overall Cody Sedlock
Pitcher Cody Sedlock has struggled with injuries, but his impressive 2019 season catapulted the former first-round pick to N0. 17 on the Orioles’ top prospects rankings.
Prospect Profiles: No. 18 overall Brenan Hanifee
This edition of Prospect Profiles focuses on No. 18 overall Brenan Hanifee. The 21-year-old pitcher is a 6’5″ hurler from Bridgewater, Virginia.
Prospect Profiles: No. 22 overall Zach Watson
Zach Watson, a third-round draft pick in the 2019 MLB Draft, has the speed and power to become a top outfielder prospect for the Orioles.
Prospect Profiles: No. 26 overall Dillon Tate
Former No. 4 overall draft pick Dillon Tate has regressed from his original status as a top pitching prospect. With that being said, he still is a a promising prospect who could improve the Orioles’ bullpen.
Prospect Profiles: No. 28 overall Jean Carlos Encarnacion
Jean Carlos Encarnacion is the No. 28 prospect on the Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles. The power-hitting third baseman is inconsistent at the plate but possesses plenty of raw potential.
Ryan Mountcastle: MVP season in review
Ryan Mountcastle’s productive season in AAA Norfolk won him International League MVP honors this season. Will the 22-year-old find his way on to Baltimore’s lineup in 2020?