Monthly Archives: October, 2016

Baltimore Orioles’ Prospect, 3B Drew Dosch Took a Nice Step Forward in 2016 — Baby Birdland

By Contributing Writer: Chuck Boemmel Jr.Baltimore Orioles’ prospect, third baseman Drew Dosch took a nice step forward in 2016 with a solid performance at the plate and improved defense for the AA Bowie Baysox.Prince George’s Stadium, home of the BaysoxPhoto: Patrick CaveyIn the 2013 Major League Draft the Baltimore Orioles selected Dosch in the 7th round;…

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OF Dariel Alvarez Had Another Productive Season for the AAA Norfolk Tides — Baby Birdland

By Contributing Writer: Chuck Boemmel Jr.Well-known Baltimore Orioles’ farmhand, outfielder Dariel Alvarez had a very solid season at the plate in 2016 with the AAA Norfolk Tides. He did not exhibit a lot of home run power, but did lead the International League in doubles and continues to be productive at the plate. Photo: Patrick CaveyAlvarez,…

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A Look at Each of the Baltimore Orioles’ Minor League Affiliates’ Ballparks — Baby Birdland

By Contribution Writer: Chuck Boemmel Jr. Baltimore, Maryland is home to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the best ballpark in all of baseball and the ballpark that set the standard for retro-style parks built afterwards. Camden Yards, as it has been called, is not the only ballpark in Maryland; baseball fans in the state have…

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Norfolk Tides Played in a Crazy International League South Division in 2016 — Baby Birdland

By Contributing Writer: Chuck Boemmel Jr. It has been said, “winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing”. In 2016 the International League’s (Class AAA) Southern Division proved that to not be the case as it was represented in the IL playoffs by a team with a .455 winning percentage.Photo: Patrick CaveyThe International League South is…

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Baltimore Orioles’ Third Round Draft Pick, OF Austin Hays, Had an Impressive 2016 — Baby Birdland

By Contributing Writer: Chuck Boemmell Jr. Austin Hays, outfielder for the Aberdeen Ironbirds (Class A short season), had a very good 2016 campaign in his first professional season. His season was so good that Baseball America named him the 14th best prospect in the entire fourteen team New-York Penn League. What is notable is that he accomplished…

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AAA Norfolk Tides’ manager Ron Johnson is a Great Fit for Baltimore Orioles’ Organization — Baby Birdland

By Contributing Writer: Chuck Boemmel Jr. The main purpose of the minor league system is to prepare baseball players for a future in Major League Baseball. In order to fulfill that purpose, good coaches and managers are needed at all levels of the system; the Baltimore Orioles are fortunate that their system has many such…

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