The Orioles’ 7th round draft pick in 2009, Aaron Wirsch made his debut with the GCL Orioles the same year, throwing 16.2 innings with a 2.16 ERA and 18 strikeouts. Joe Jordan said “I wish we could sign five every year just like him.”
Tim Berry comes in at #33 in our top prospect countdown; he’s a guy I’ve touched up on quite a bit. He was a 50th round draft pick in 2009, and a result doesn’t receive much attention, although he should.
A look at the 2010 GCL O’s top prospects, surprises, stats, disappointments and more.
Manny Machado went 1 for 3 with a walk in a 1-0 Aberdeen loss.
Brandon Waring went 2 for 3 with 2 runs, a double and a HR in a 6-2 Baysox win.
Brandon Snyder went 1 for 4 with a run, a home run and an RBI in a 5-4 Tides win.
Zach Britton pitched 5.2 innings, allowing 6 H and 2 ER with 5 strikeouts in a 6-2 Tides win.
Xavier Avery went 1 for 4 with a run, an RBI, 2 strikeouts and hit his first AA home run.
The system depth chart has been updated to reflect the 2010 draft.