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.
The Orioles’ ’09 11th round draft pick out of Lakewood Ranch HS, Michael Ohlman signed for $995,000 and made his pro debut in the GCL. With fellow catcher Justin Dalles injured at the beginning of ’10, Ohlman was given the opportunity to start at catcher for the Shorebirds.
The Orioles selected Wynston Sawyer in the 8th round of the 2010 draft and signed him to a $300,000 bonus a few weeks before the deadline. He was a late riser and burst onto the scene after a big offensive campaign in high school pushed him up draft boards.
A look at the ’10 Bluefield O’s season, top prospects, disappointments, statistics and more.
Zach Britton leads the system in ERA and is second in Wins and Innings Pitches.
Chris Tillman pitched 6.2 scoreless innings with 3 strikeouts in a 5-2 Tides win.
Ryan Adams went 1 for 3 with an RBI and a strikeout in a 2-0 Baysox win.