Ask BA: Does AFL Success Carry Over To The Big Leagues?
The news that the Braves will be leaving Turner Field after the 2016 season hit home with me, mainly because it’s another reminder of how quickly time passes. It seems [...]
Henry Urrutia Earns Plaudits Among Orioles Evaluators
BEST PLAYER: Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia was worth the wait for the Orioles. Once he finally obtained his work visa and was allowed to leave Haiti in March, Urrutia worked [...]
Orioles Midseason Update: Josh Hader Adds Serious Heat
BEST PLAYER: The Orioles have discovered that 26-year-old Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia was worth the wait. They reached an agreement on a contract last summer, but couldn’t assign him to [...]
Prospect Hot Sheet (June 6): Xander Bogaerts’ Big Bat Leads The List
Because of the draft, this week’s Hot Sheet is being unveiled a day earlier than usual, so statistics reflect six days of games instead of the usual seven. Also because [...]
Wednesday Prospect Notebook: Courtney Hawkins Gets Back In The Swing
Notable performances from prospects around the minors on Tuesday. • Courtney Hawkins, cf, White Sox. The 2012 first-rounder missed all but one day in May while dealing with a shoulder [...]
Prospect Hot Sheet (May 17): Archie Bradley Deals At Double-A
Each Friday, the Prospect Hot Sheet singles out the prospects who had the best week, weighing raw performance, prospect status, age compared to level and the environment in which they [...]
Monday Prospect Notebook
Kevin Gausman is showing incredible control for the Orioles, Sean Coyle is on a power surge for the Red Sox and other prospect notes from around the minors.
Minor League Opening Day Roster Analysis: Baltimore Orioles
WHERE THE TOP 10 PROSPECTS ARE 1 *Dylan Bundy 11/15/1992 rhp Bowie Baysox (AA) 2 Kevin Gausman 1/6/1991 rhp Bowie Baysox (AA) 3 Jonathan Schoop 10/16/1991 2b/ss Norfolk Tides (AAA) [...]
Wait Is Over For Orioles’ Urrutia
The wait for Henry Urrutia is over, and it took just seven months.<br/><br/>The Cuban outfielder, who agreed to terms with the Orioles last July, obtained his work visa and was able to leave Haiti. He arrived in Miami in late February and took his physical in Sarasota.