The IronBirds’ 2011 season was a complete nightmare, as the loss of the Bluefield Orioles affiliate forced a number of young prospects to short-season A who were clearly not ready to handle the more advanced competition.
The GCL Orioles finished their season with a 38-22 record, good for first place in the GCL South Division. Here’s a look at the GCL O’s top prospects, biggest surprises, and season stats.
The Bundy Brothers rank as the top two right-handed starting pitching prospects in the system.
Roderick Bernadina went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, a home run, 2 RBI, and a walk in a 9-6 GCL Orioles win.
Glynn Davis went 2 for 6 with a run and an RBI in a 7-3 Aberdeen IronBirds win.
Here is our complete 2011 draft review that includes scouting reports for all 22 picks signed.
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Jonathan Schoop went 2 for 4 with a run and a walk in a 5-3 Frederick Keys win.
Roderick Bernadina went 2 for 4 with 2 runs, a home run, and 5 RBI in a 7-3 GCL Orioles win.