Orioles Open Fall Instructional League Without Top 2020 Draft Pick

Heston Kjerstad, the second overall pick by the Orioles in the 2020 MLB Draft, will not attend the team’s fall instructional league camp because of an undisclosed medical, non-sports reason. “It’s not great,” GM Mike Elias said. “I think the fact that he is an advanced high-level college hitter makes it a little less concerning.”

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Orioles LHP John Means Finishing Challenging Year On Positive Note

After struggling for most of the season, John Means has allowed just one run in three straight starts. “You never just want to have a whole year that you can’t figure it out,” Means said. “I think being able to come into my own and being able to just calm down a little bit and pitch well is definitely going to help me going into the offseason.”

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Orioles Reload With Young Arms For Final Stretch Of Season

The Orioles are hoping Keegan Akin, Dean Kremer and Bruce Zimmermann will be the future of the rotation. “We’re excited to give these guys the opportunity to pitch in the big leagues right now and to evaluate them,” Brandon Hyde said.

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Orioles Face Critical Series With Yankees In Latest Twist To 2020 Season

The Orioles and the Yankees meet Sept. 11-13 for four games that could decide a spot in the postseason, and manager Brandon Hyde has been impressed by what his young pitchers have brought to the rotation.

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