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.
Joe Mahoney went 3 for 4 with a run, a double, a home run, and 2 RBI in a 3-1 Bowie Baysox win.
The Bundy Brothers rank as the top two right-handed starting pitching prospects in the system.
Steve Bumbry went 4 for 4 with 3 runs, 2 doubles, a home run, and an RBI in a 7-2 Frederick Keys win.
L.J. Hoes went 2 for 3 with 2 runs, an RBI, and a walk in a 7-3 Bowie Baysox win.
As we near the end of the minor league season, I thought it would be a good time to look at all of the legitimate international prospects in the system. What follows is a list of all Orioles international prospects that I believe have major league potential.
Glynn Davis went 2 for 6 with a run and an RBI in a 7-3 Aberdeen IronBirds win.