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.
The Bowie Baysox continue to be the best team in Double-A baseball, as they took four of six games from the Richmond Squirrels and improved to a 13-4 record on the year.
The first full week of minor league baseball was kind to the Bowie Baysox, as they took the first series of the season from the Altoona Curve three games to two.
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. 17 overall prospect is another one of those reruns; left-handed pitcher Kevin Smith.