Aberdeen IronBirds Blog
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 [...]
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 [...]
The IronBirds today activated C Adam Davis on a rehab assignment.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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.
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 [...]
STATEN ISLAND, NY – The IronBirds began their six-game roadtrip on Monday with a loss to the Staten Island Yankees, 7-2. The Yankees plated three runs in the second inning and never looked back on the night. Following a scoreless first inning, the IronBirds took an early lead. With 1B Doug Bream on first and [...]