Manny Machado just turned 20 on July 6th. After a slow start to the season in AA Bowie, he has began to show many signs of progression and it truly makes one feel good. Not many players his age are doing it on the level he is.
As the first home-stand of the 2nd half draws to a close, I thought it would be a good time to take a look back on the first half from here on the Shore.
Tillman’s ability to turn from “thrower to pitcher” took a great first step against the Mariners.
Most people know Ruettiger as the nephew of Rudy Ruettiger, the famous Notre Dame football walk-on. John Ruettiger might play a different sport, but the effort put forth seems to be the same.
The legendary Earl of Baltimore returns for a ceremony to unveil a statue of him in the center field area of Camden Yards. He’s 5-foot-7, and his statue is 7 feet tall.
“The Yankees series was wonderfully exciting,” Stone said. “The first time I beat them in that series, I threw all fastballs and curve balls. The second time it was all fastballs and sliders. I went with two different plans. That Yankees team had some good left-handed hitters and I went 3-0. I had never beaten them before.”
Every team needs that one player to ignite the fire. They need that one person whom can spark a rally. Adam Jones has undoubtedly been that player for the Baltimore Orioles. In AAA Norfolk, there has been this guy named Xavier Avery doing the same thing.