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.

Prospect Profiles: No. 10 overall Zac Lowther

Up next on the Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is left-handed pitcher and the No. 10 overall prospect in the Orioles organization, Zac Lowther. The 23-year-old was drafted by the Orioles in the second round (74th overall) of the 2017 draft out of Xavier.

Prospect Profiles: No. 11 overall Keegan Akin

Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is left-handed pitcher, No. 11 overall Keegan Akin. The 24-year-old starting pitching prospect was drafted in the second round of the 2016 draft (54 overall) out of Western Michigan.

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. 21 overall Cadyn Grenier

Coming in at number 21 on The Baltimore Battery’s top 30 prospect countdown is 22 year-old 2B/SS Cadyn Grenier. Formally a 21st round pick of the St. Louis Cardinals back in 2015, Grenier elected to go to college at Oregon State. Grenier was later drafted by the Orioles in 2018.

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.

Prospect Profiles: No. 29 overall Brett Cumberland

Up next on Prospect Profiles is switch hitting catcher, 24-year-old Brett Cumberland. Cumberland is the No. 29 ranked prospect in the Orioles farm system, currently playing in Bowie with the Baysox. Cumberland, who was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 2016, was traded to Baltimore as a part of the Kevin Gausman Deal.