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.
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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.
Glynn Davis went 2 for 4 with a run, a double, and 2 strikeouts in a 1-0 Aberdeen IronBirds win.
The Bundy Brothers rank as the top two right-handed starting pitching prospects in the system.
Manny Machado went 1 for 3 with a triple in a 12-1 Frederick Keys loss.
Jonathan Schoop went 2 for 5 with 2 runs, a double, a home run, and 4 RBI in a 10-6 Frederick Keys win.