Caleb Joseph went 2 for 3 with an RBI in a 4-1 Bowie Baysox win.
Schmarzo caught my eye this spring in Twin Lakes when I heard his low-90s fastball popping the mitt while he warmed in the bullpen.
Matt Angle went 2 for 3 with 2 runs, 2 walks and a strikeout in a 4-3 Norfolk win.
Manny Machado went 3 for 4 with a run, a double and a walk in a 5-3 Delmarva loss.
Tyler Townsend went 3 for 4 with a run, 3 doubles and an RBI in game 1 of Frederick’s double-header.
Trent Mummey went 3 for 7 with a run, 2 triples, 3 walks and 3 RBI in 2 games.
Minor league baseball is back! Manny Machado went 2 for 3 with 2 RBI and a triple in his Delmarva debut.
The Orioles were without a 2nd round draft pick in 2010, a they were forced to give it up to the Braves as a result of signing Type A free agent Mike Gonzalez. But, the Orioles somewhat made up for this when they drafted UCLA righty Dan Klein in the 3rd round and signed him to a $499,000 bonus, which is equivalent to second round money.
Ryan Berry slipped to the 9th round of the 2010 draft due to injury concerns and because of the theory that Rice University’s pitchers have an increased chance of injury. So far, Berry seems to follow fall right in line, as he’ll be out for an extended period of time to start 2011 because of a drained cyst.
Before he began to generate all the hype, Schoop was busy playing on the backfields of Ed Smith Stadium — going unnoticed by the casual fan. After watching Schoop for three games, I was so impressed I posted a full scouting report on July 1, 2010. Months later he was listed on nearly every O’s top 10 prospects list.