2023 Baltimore Orioles Top MLB Prospects
Despite catcher Adley Rutschman graduating from prospect status, the Orioles still have a loaded farm system, with the No. 1 prospect in baseball in Gunnar Henderson and the top pitching prospect in Grayson Rodriguez. Today, we unveil the 10 best prospects in the Orioles system.
Jon Meoli hosted a chat regarding the Orioles system. You can read the transcript here.
Here's how we project their lineup in 2026, with the 2026 ages in parentheses.
PROJECTED 2026 LINEUP
Catcher: Adley Rutschman (28)
First Base: Ryan Mountcastle (29)
Second Base: Jordan Westburg (27)
Third Base: Gunnar Henderson (25)
Shortstop: Jackson Holliday (22)
Left Field: Cedric Mullins (31)
Center Field: Colton Cowser (26)
Right Field: Kyle Stowers (28)
Designated Hitter: Coby Mayo (24)
Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Baltimore's Top 10, click here.
Best Hitter for Average: Gunnar Henderson
Best Power Hitter: Kyle Stowers
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Jackson Holliday
Fastest Baserunner: Luis Valdez
Best Athlete: Jordan Westburg
Best Fastball: D.L. Hall
Best Curveball: D.L. Hall
Best Slider: Grayson Rodriguez
Best Changeup: Grayson Rodriguez
Best Control: Grayson Rodriguez
Best Defensive Catcher: Silas Ardoin
Best Defensive Infielder: Joey Ortiz
Best Infield Arm: Gunnar Henderson
Best Defensive Outfielder: Jud Fabian
Best Outfield Arm: Kyle Stowers