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Arizona Fall League Game 11: Mahoney Makes 2011 AFL Debut, Posts 3 Hits

The Mesa Solar Sox recorded their third win of the season, putting their record at 3-8. Joe Mahoney made his 2011 AFL debut and was the only Oriole to appear in the game. Here’s his line: Joe Mahoney went 3 for 5 with a double, 4 RBI, and a strikeout.

Arizona Fall League Game 10: Lambert Throws 1.2 Scoreless; Gleason Gives Up 6 ER

The Mesa Solar Sox recorded their 8th loss of the season of the season, putting their record at 2-8.¬†Casey Lambert pitched 1.2 scoreless innings and Sean Gleason also appeared in the game. Here are results: Sean Gleason pitched 1 inning, and allowed 6 hits and 6 ER with 1 strikeout. Casey Lambert pitched 1.2 scoreless […]

Arizona Fall League Game 9: Avery Walks, Doubles; McCurry Ks Two

The Mesa Solar Sox pulled out their second win of the season, putting their record at 2-7. Xavier Avery was once again in the starting lineup, Brian Ward made his third start, and Cole McCurry pitched two innings. Here are results: Xavier Avery went 1 for 5 with a double and a walk. Brian Ward […]

Arizona Fall League Game 8: Avery Goes 0 for 3; Johnson Throws 3 Innings

The Mesa Solar Sox lost once gain, putting their record at 1-7. Xavier Avery was once again in the starting lineup and Steve Johnson pitched three innings. Here are results: Xavier Avery went 0 for 3 with an RBI and 2 strikeouts. Steve Johnson pitched 3 innings, and allowed 5 hits and 2 ER with […]

Joe Jordan Accepts Job with Philadelphia

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.

Phillies, Others Intersted in Joe Jordan

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.

Arizona Fall League Game 7: Avery Registers First Hit; Gleason, Lambert Appear

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 […]

Phillies Interview Joe Jordan for Scouting Director Job

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.

Arizona Fall League Game 3: Avery Goes 0 for 3; McCurry Debuts

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 […]

Arizona Fall League Game 2: Johnson, Gleason, Lambert, Ward Debut

The Mesa Solar Sox (0-2) played their second game of the AFL season today, and lost to the Surprise Saguaros 8-7. Xavier Avery was once again in the starting lineup and four other O’s prospects made their 2011 AFL debuts. Here are results from O’s prospects: Brian Ward went 1 for 3 with a run, […]