One year ago Jonathan Schoop was an unknown SS prospect playing in the GCL and now he’s the #2 prospect in the system playing in the Carolina League.
Here’s a look at prospects who have improved upon their pre-season status, and some who have seen their stock fall in 2011.
Joe Jordan has shown a tendency to prefer specific types of players, mainly ground ball pitchers and athletic position players. What did he and his staff do this year?
Steve Johnson‘s 37 strike outs in 39 May innings have earned him the honor of May’s Starting Pitcher of the Month.
Matt Angle went 3 for 3 with 3 runs, a double, an RBI, and 2 walks in an 8-7 Norfolk loss.
Since taking over, John Stockstill has been much more aggressive than David Stockstill had been with player promotions. As a result, so far in 2011 several Orioles minor leaguers have moved up perhaps sooner than they would have prior to 2010. Here’s post will take a look at those players.
Caleb Joseph went 2 for 4 with an RBI in a 3-2 Bowie Baysox win.