Orioles Minor League Notebook: Heston Kjerstad, D.L. Hall, Grayson Rodriguez And More

“This is a bump in the road,” Orioles GM Mike Elias said of Heston Kjerstad, who has experienced recurrent heart inflammation. “… I do expect this will back up our timeline for getting him back on the field, and it’s something we probably can’t put an artificial timeline on.”

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Jim Callis: Under-Slot Route Again An Option For Orioles In MLB Draft

Looking ahead to the 2021 MLB Draft, MLB Pipeline’s Jim Callis says the Orioles could cut an under-slot deal with a college hitter, such as Boston College’s Sal Frelick, if Vanderbilt right-hander Jack Leiter and Louisville catcher Henry Davis are both off the board at No. 5.

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Jonathan Mayo: Orioles SS Prospect Gunnar Henderson Has ‘Tremendous Ceiling’

MLB Pipeline’s Jonathan Mayo says Orioles prospect Gunnar Henderson has a chance to be regarded as a top-50 prospect should he continue playing well throughout the minor-league season … but there are potential shortstop options in the 2021 MLB Draft, too.

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MLB Pipeline’s Jim Callis On Orioles’ Options With No. 5 Pick In 2021 MLB Draft

MLB Pipeline’s Jim Callis weighs in on some of the prospects the Orioles could target with the No. 5 pick in the 2021 MLB Draft and whether Baltimore would take one of Vanderbilt’s star pitchers — Jack Leiter and Kumar Rocker — if they’re still available.

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Orioles Prospect Adley Rutschman Staying Ready Amid Holding Pattern

Orioles prospect and 2019 No. 1 overall pick Adley Rutschman has been staying busy during the pandemic, setting up a home gym at his parents’ house and getting in live at-bats with a small group of friends. “Just the waiting for that call is what keeps me motivated,” Rutschman said.

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SEC Network’s David Dellucci: Orioles Did ‘Great’ In 2020 MLB Draft

Former Oriole and current baseball analyst for the SEC Network David Dellucci has high praise for the Orioles’ selections in the 2020 MLB Draft. “I think they did great …,” Dellucci said. “I do not question one bit the caliber of players these guys are or the types of young men they are.”

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