Since his hiring in 2018, Mike Elias has constantly loaded the Orioles farm system, mostly as returns from trades he has pulled off. Our No. 18 overall prospect is another one of those reruns; left-handed pitcher Kevin Smith.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles series is the newest member of the farm system, second baseman Jahmai Jones!
Coming up next on our Prospect Profiles series is the O’s No. 20 overall prospect, the left-hander from Australia, Alex Wells!
Prospect Profiles continues to heat up, as we move on to Baltimore’s No. 21 overall prospect, infielder Anthony Servideo! The 2020 third round pick has high upside as a utility infielder with blazing speed on the base paths.
Another outfielder? Really? Believe it or not, the Orioles have a nice outfielder brewing in their system, who is just about ready to see some major league time in 2021. This kid is named Ryan McKenna, and he’s up next on The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles series!
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.
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.
We are back again on Prospect Profiles, this time highlighting one of the newer Baby Birds, 19-year-old third baseman Coby Mayo.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles series is 24-year-old infielder, Rylan Bannon!
Up next on The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles 2021 series is recently acquired right-handed pitcher, 23-year-old Garrett Stallings!
To kick off 2021, The Baltimore Battery brings you the Orioles No. 28 overall prospect, RHP Cody Sedlock!
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles 2021 series is 24-year-old right-hander, Kyle Bradish!
Continuing our offseason coverage, the Baltimore Battery returns with our annual Prospect Profiles series, now highlighting the Orioles’ top 30 prospect for the 2021 season!
To finally conclude The Baltimore Battery’s top 30 Oriole prospects is the first overall pick in the 2019 draft, catcher Adley Rutschman.
On this edition of The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles Countdown, we’re going to give you an overview of the 11th overall pick of the 2018 MLB Draft, right-handed pitcher and No. 2 overall prospect Grayson Rodriguez.
We’re down to the top three in The Baltimore Battery 2020 Prospect Profiles Countdown! Coming in as the No. 3 overall prospect in the Orioles organization, and up next on our countdown is 21-year-old left-handed pitcher, DL Hall.
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?
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.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is the No. 6 overall prospect in the Orioles organization, outfielder Austin “Willie Mays” Hays!
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is shortstop Gunnar Hendarson!
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is right-handed pitcher, Dean Kremer.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is right-handed pitcher, Michael Baumann.
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.
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.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles Countdown is left-handed outfielder, Kyle Stowers. Turning 22 in early January, Stowers was drafted by the Orioles 71st overall in the June draft of 2019.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles is 22-year-old outfielder, No. 13 overall prospect Ryan McKenna. McKenna was drafted in the fourth round of the 2015 MLB Draft and later signed with the Orioles out of.
Drafted in the second round of the 2017 draft is our No. 14 ranked prospect, middle infielder Adam Hall. Measuring at 6 feet even, Hall is 20 years old and throws and bats right-handed.
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.
No. 16 prospect Blaine Knight possesses a quality heater, despite struggling in 2019. His 2020 season will determine his stock with the Orioles.
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.
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.
Coming up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is the No. 19 overall prospect in the Orioles organization, 19-year-old left-handed pitcher Drew Rom.
Next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is the 22-year-old Australian kid, left-handed pitcher Alex Wells. After signing with the Orioles via international free agency, Wells pitcher for Australia in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
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.
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.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is 23-year-old infielder, Rylan Bannon. Bannon was selected in the eighth round of the 2017 draft by the Dodgers. As a part of the Manny Machado deal, Bannon came over to the Orioles in July of 2018.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles Countdown is the No. 24 overall prospect, 24-year-old shortstop Mason McCoy.
Next up on Prospect Profiles is 23 year old Zach Pop. The hard throwing right handed relief pitcher was drafted 220th overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017. Coming to Baltimore in the Manny Machado deal, Pop immediately showed himself as a potential building block.
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.
The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles countdown continues with the No. 27 overall prospect in the Orioles organization, 21-year-old shortstop Joseph Ortiz.
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.
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.
We kick off our countdown of the top 30 prospects in the Baltimore Orioles organization with No. 30 overall, right-handed pitcher Gray Fenter!