Finally showing signs of what made him a 5th round draft pick in 2008, Miclat posted a .354 OBP across two stops. He struggled after a promotion from Frederick to Bowie, though his season still included many positives.
Henry and I discussed his off-season workouts, major league players he’s been training with, his excitement of returning to the mound after a 2010 elbow injury, who he’s compared to and more.
Like many O’s 2009 draftees, Cowan went down with an injury. The right hander’s season was cut short after just 41 innings due to shoulder problems, which resulted in labrum surgery.
Right fielder Ronnie Welty comes in at #45 in our top 50 prospect rankings. He’ll need to have a good year at Bowie in order to prove he’s a legitimate prospect, which he’s quite capable of doing.
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Gregg and the O’s had been discussing contracts since way before Christmas. Finally, they came to terms on a two-year, $10 million dollar contract. Full story here >>
The Baltimore Orioles have finally reached terms with a first baseman for the 2011 season, signing on 2 time all-star Derrek Lee. Full story here >>
The speedy outfielder and former Fighting Illini receiver, Kyle Hudson, comes in at #46 in our Top 50 Prospects Countdown.