Background Matt Taylor was drafted by the Orioles in the 5th round of the 2011 draft out of Middle Georgia College (Cochran, GA). He made his pro debut last season in the GCL, pitching 2 scoreless innings. He pitched another 10 games with the NYPL Aberdeen IronBirds, posting a 6.88 ERA in 17 innings. Rankings […]
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.