The Baltimore Orioles have had a busy season sending the taxi and plane back-and-forth between minor league affiliates and the big leagues. This week was no different, as the minor league clubs saw some important transactions take place in the farm system.
The Aberdeen IronBirds started the week comfortably in first place in the Northern Division of the High-A East, but after a 1-5 week, they now are locked in a first place tie with the Hudson Valley Renegades at 20-14.
There was a time when starting pitching became synonymous with the Baltimore Orioles. Earl Weaver used to preach about good pitching, and the three-run homer would take you far.
A day after the announcement that Grayson Rodriguez would make the jump from High-A Aberdeen to Double-A Bowie, it has been announced that another member of that IronBirds team will join him. This time it is shortstop prospect Joseph Ortiz, according to MASN’s Roch Kubatko.
Finally, some good news! In an appearance on 105.7 The Fan Friday morning, Orioles GM Mike Elias announced that Grayson Rodriguez, the organization’s No. 2 prospect, will make the jump from High-A Aberdeen to Double-A Bowie for his next start.
The Aberdeen IronBirds split their six-game series with the Wilmington Blue Rocks at three games a piece.
The Aberdeen IronBirds finished another week of baseball, this time splitting a six-game series with the Hudson Valley Renegades.
The Aberdeen IronBirds kicked off their 2021 season on May 4, 2021, their first game since September 2, 2019. Then a part of the shortened season NY-Pen League, the IronBirds now are the Orioles’ Single-A affiliate and feature a plethora of what could be future studs in their roster.
The minor leagues are officially back, and the Baby Birds are back in action at all levels tonight!
The new High-A affiliate of the Orioles, the Aberdeen IronBirds, have officially announced their roster for the 2021 minor league season.
With the minor league season on the horizon, the Orioles have announced their coaching rosters for each of their minor league teams!
The Aberdeen IronBirds released their schedule today for the 2021 season in the newly established, 12-team High-A East. The team opens the season on May 4, visiting the Wilmington Blue Rocks (Nationals).
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.
The Baltimore Battery Prospect Profiles countdown continues with the No. 27 overall prospect in the Orioles organization, 21-year-old shortstop Joseph Ortiz.