The Baltimore Orioles have stayed busy with their Minor League organizations this offseason, and that statement was true yet again earlier this afternoon.
Most Orioles fans know Adley Rutschman as the top prospect in all of baseball and Grayson Rodriguez as the top pitching prospect. They are the battery of the future for the Orioles, who hold high expectations to go along with the massive fan fair that is following their rise to stardom.
Major League Baseball might be halted from making moves, but it doesn’t stop the minors from locking up some players who might be in, if it happens, spring training.
Although MLB owners and players still can’t get along, things must move along.
A father and son stand in a backyard, tossing a white with red stitching ball back and forth. The smack against the genuine leather glove makes for a sound that brings back memories and moments from when a game became a National Pastime.
The Orioles have an interesting enigma going into the lockout that most teams don’t get to play with, an entire bullpen to build.
In a last second move before the MLB work stoppage, the Orioles signed right-hander Jordan Lyles to a one-year deal, pending a physical.
The Orioles now have a full 40-man roster, as they have claimed left-hander Cionel Pérez off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.
As a Baltimore Orioles fan, we have had a whirlwind of adventures over the past decade plus.
With the deadline approaching on Friday to add players to the 40-man roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft, the Orioles added a group of top prospects, six to be exact.
A couple weeks ago, right-hander Marcos Diplán elected to forgo an assignment to the minor leagues and selected free agency. Here we are two weeks later, and Diplán has returned to the Orioles on a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
The Orioles have completed their Major League coaching staff, as the team promoted Ryan Fuller and hired Matt Borgschulte to be co-hitting coaches.
The O’s are adding more depth to their bullpen, after signing right-hander Rico Garcia to a minor league deal earlier this week.
A season that was a staple in history continues bringing accolades for Cedric Mullins. Finishing third in the Hank Aaron Award vote, Mullins came out on top of the Silver Slugger Awards, winning the first of his young career.
Four days after electing free agency, right-hander Spenser Watkins has signed a new minor league deal with the Orioles, along with an invitation to spring training.
With at least 10 spots open on the 40-man roster, the Orioles are either expecting to fill it through saving prospects or signing free agents this offseason.
In 2013 with the 22 pick in the draft, the Orioles thought they found a gem when they drafted right-hander Hunter Harvey, a future frontline starter, who came from a pedigree of a family known for pitching.
The Orioles have outrighted catcher Pedro Severino and right-handers Marcos Diplán and Conner Greene to Triple-A Norfolk. All three have elected free agency. Click for the latest.
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.
Up next on The Baltimore Battery’s Prospect Profiles 2021 series is recently acquired right-handed pitcher, 23-year-old Garrett Stallings!