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.
The Shorebirds have released their 2011 roster, including: Michael Ohlman, Justin Dalles, Manny Machado, Mychal Givens, Jonathan Schoop, Brenden Webb, Trent Mummey, Jarret Martin, Luis Noel, Tim Berry and more.
News and notes from around the web including: Why Jake Fox’s breakout isn’t for real, mechanical changes in Matt Wieter’s swing, five prospects to watch at Delmarva and more.
Connor Narron represented a somewhat risky over-slot pick for BAL Director of Scouting Joe Jordan. He had a verbal commitment to North Carolina but opted to sign with Baltimore on August 4th, 2010. Connor is the son of ex-big leaguer Jerry Narron.
A complete breakdown of the O’s 2010 draft class.
Steve Johnson pitched 7 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts in a 1-0 Bowie loss.
Zach Britton pitched 6 innings with 9 strikeouts in a 7-6 Tides win.
Mychal Givens went 1 for 4 with a home run and a walk in a 7-6 Aberdeen loss.