Ryan Mountcastle: ‘Pretty Crazy’ To Set Orioles’ Rookie Home Run Record

Ryan Mountcastle slugged his 29th home run of the season Sept. 16, surpassing Cal Ripken Jr.’s previous rookie record of 28. “It’s pretty crazy,” Mountcastle said. “I would have never thought that I would have done that, to be honest, and it means a lot and a really cool accomplishment.”

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Orioles Prospect Johnny Rizer: Playing For Baysox Has Been An ‘Amazing Time’

After struggling earlier in the summer, Orioles prospect Johnny Rizer has come on strong for Bowie. “It’s just a learning experience and trusting the process, as cliché as it sounds,” Rizer said. “But baseball is a game of failure and the more you fail I think the more you’ll be able to succeed.”

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Orioles See Positive Results From Young Pitchers … And More Opportunities On The Way

The Orioles are giving the ball to young pitchers and seeing some positive results, with Zac Lowther and Alexander Wells recently making starts and Mike Baumann getting promoted from Triple-A. “It’s always fun watching guys early in their career trying to figure things out,” Brandon Hyde said.

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