Orioles Prospect Robert Neustrom On Breakout Season, How Baysox Push One Another

Outfielder Robert Neustrom has enjoyed a productive season after missing all last year due to the pandemic. “There’s so much talent surrounding everybody,” Neustrom said of playing for Bowie before getting called up to Norfolk, “and it kind of pushes you to your limits every day.”

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Orioles Prospect Gunnar Henderson On Breaking Out Of Slump, His Future Position

Top Orioles infield prospect Gunnar Henderson says it feels great to get going at the plate after a tough stretch recently, and he believes the slump he initially had with the IronBirds taught him how to handle those in the future.

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Orioles Prospect D.L. Hall Hopes To Bring Bowie’s ‘Winning Spirit’ To Baltimore

Orioles prospect D.L. Hall says he became close friends with Grayson Rodriguez and Adley Rutschman at the alternate site last season, and he sees their bond lasting a long time with the Orioles. “It’s pretty cool to think that us three can be up there together,” Hall said.

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Orioles Prospect Adley Rutschman On Why He Meets Pitchers After Every Inning

Fans at Baysox games may have noticed how Orioles prospect Adley Rutschman meets pitchers on their way off the field after each inning. “I think it’s always important to dissect and have some sort of feedback,” Rutschman said, “just to … know that I have their back no matter what.”

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FanGraphs’ Eric Longenhagen: Orioles Prospect Adley Rutschman ‘A Future Hall Of Fame Talent’

FanGraphs’ Eric Longenhagen knows Orioles fans have heard the hype of a switch-hitting catcher before. “I know Matt Wieters was not what people promised,” Longenhagen said. “… [Adley Rutschman is] going to be a cornerstone of your franchise. This is a future Hall of Fame talent.”

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Why Grayson Rodriguez Approaches Each Start Like He’s ‘The Worst Pitching Prospect’

Baseball America recently named Orioles prospect Grayson Rodriguez the top pitching prospect in the game, but that’s not something he thinks about too much. “I’ve got to go out there like I’m the worst pitching prospect in baseball and [try] to prove myself each outing,” Rodriguez said.

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Orioles Prospect Mike Baumann: ‘You Know You’re Going To Get A Show’ From Baysox

Now with the Bowie Baysox, Orioles pitching prospect Mike Baumann continues to recover from a right flexor strain he suffered last August. “Everything feels good,” Baumann said. “… I’m going to go out every five, six days and just focus on competing and staying true to who I was.”

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Orioles GM Mike Elias: Club Won’t Overreact To Current Skid

The Orioles have lost 10 straight games — their longest losing skid since June 2019 — but GM Mike Elias says the club will stay true to its long-term plan. “It’s very important for us to remain focused and committed,” he said.

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