Joe Jordan has taken the Phillies’ offer to become their Director of Player Development, according to MASN’s Roch Kubatko. As previously noted, the Phillies requested, and were granted, an interview with Jordan. There were nearly half a dozen other teams also interested in Jordan, also previously noted.
Earlier today we noted that the Phillies are interested in hiring current O’s Scouting Director Joe Jordan. On top of the Phillies, there are nearly half a dozen teams interested in Jordan’s services for a number of different positions, Orioles Nation has learned.
The Mesa Solar Sox registered their first win of the season today, which puts their record at 1-6. Xavier Avery was once again in the starting lineup and Sean Gleason and Casey Lambert each threw more than one inning. Here are results: Xavier Avery went 1 for 3 with a triple. Casey Lambert pitched 1.2 […]
The Phillies requested, and were granted, an interview with Orioles Scouting Director Joe Jordan for their open Player Development Director job, according to Dan Connolly. Jordan’s contract expires in December.
The Mesa Solar Sox suffered their third straight lost, which puts them at 0-3 to start the season. Xavier Avery was once again in the starting lineup and Cole Mcurry made his 2011 AFL debut. No other Orioles played. Here are results from those two: Xavier Avery went 0 for 3 with a walk. Cole […]
The Arizona Fall League kicked off today and the Mesa Solar Sox (O’s AFL team; shared with 5 clubs) started of the season with a loss, as they fell to the Phoenix Desert Dogs, 12-8. Xavier Avery was the only Oriole to play, and he went 0 for 3 with a walk and 2 strikeouts.
Not a single Oriole made Baseball America’s Eastern League Top 20 Prospects list. However, BA’s John Manuel did say Avery was just short of making the list: Commish (NY): How far off was Xavier Avery from this list. Does he still profile as an everyday center fielder and if so, whats a good comp for […]