Aberdeen IronBirds Blog

IronBirds’ Bats Come Alive In Win Over Yankees

Aberdeen takes the first win of the series over Staten Island, 8-4 ABERDEEN, MD– In the top of the first inning, with two outs, DH Saxon Butler began the game for the Staten Island Yankees Sunday night with a solo home run hit deep into right field. In the bottom of the first inning, IronBirds […]

Nimmo’s Grand Slam Propels Cyclones to Victory

IronBirds Fall 6-2 in Series Finale in Brooklyn BROOKLYN, NY – 2011 New York Mets first round pick, Brandon Nimmo, broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the 7th when he belted a grand slam to right field off Alex Schmarzo. The Cyclones held on for a 6-2 victory over the IronBirds. Aberdeen finished […]

Cyclones Pitching Stifles IronBirds

IronBirds Strike Out 17 Times in 5-2 Loss in Brooklyn After snapping a 10-game losing streak in Brooklyn on Thursday night, the IronBirds fell to the Cyclones, 5-2 on Friday. The Cyclones plated four runs in the third inning while their pitching staff combined to strike out 17 Birds in the victory. The first two […]

IronBirds Add Adam Davis on Rehab Assignment

The IronBirds today activated C Adam Davis on a rehab assignment.

Big Second Inning Leads To Victory In Brooklyn

IronBirds Plated Three Runs in the Second; Won Series Opener, 5-2   Similar to Wednesday night in Staten Island, the IronBirds used a big second inning to propel them to victory in Brooklyn, 5-2. The Birds scored three runs in the second and never looked back en route to their second straight victory. 1B Doug […]

Blackmar Deals; Birds Avoid Sweep To Yankees

IronBirds Snap Four-Game Losing Streak with 7-2 Win in Staten Island Facing a three-game sweep in Staten Island, the IronBirds put seven runs on the board and cruised to a 7-2 victory over the Yankees. RHP Mark Blackmar pitched brilliantly in his second professional start and SS Joel Hutter had a pair of RBI doubles […]

IronBirds Outhit Yanks but Fall in Staten Island, 4-1

Aberdeen Finished With 10 Hits in 4-1 Loss to the Yankees STATEN ISLAND, NY – The Yankees plated two runs on just one hit in the first inning and never looked back as they defeated the IronBirds on Tuesday night, 4-1. Aberdeen finished with 10 hits while the Baby Bombers had just three on the […]

C Cameron Edman Promoted To Aberdeen

Catcher Cameron Edman was promoted from the GCL to Aberdeen. Edman, 24, was a 29th round pick by the Orioles in the 2011 draft. He batted .299/.407/.481 in 92 plate appearances in 2011 with the GCL Orioles.

INF Anthony Caronia Promoted To Aberdeen

INF Anthony Caronia has been promoted from the GCL to Aberdeen. Caronia, 21, was taken in the 27th round by the Orioles in the 2012 draft. He had 13 plate appearances in the GCL, batting .500/.533/.500.

Joe Velleggia Promoted To Delmarva

1B Joe Velleggia has been promoted from Aberdeen to Delmarva. In a corresponding move, INF Michael Rooney has been transferred to AA Bowie Velleggia, 24, had 26 plate appearances for Aberdeen this season. Last season he had a .257/.351/.433 batting line in 243 plate appearances for Aberdeen. Velleggia is a Native of Monkton, Maryland. He […]