After Dealing Jose Iglesias, Orioles GM Mike Elias Says Priority Is Accumulating Young Talent

“I think it’s accurate to say we’re still in the phase of accumulating talent and trying to rise to the top of young talent,” Orioles GM Mike Elias said of the team’s decision to trade Jose Iglesias to the Angels for pitchers Garrett Stallings and Jean Pinto.

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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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Five Most Intriguing Young Orioles Following Truncated 2020 Season

Matt Kremnitzer says the best sign of what’s ahead for the Orioles is the progress of young players who showed real promise this season, from Ryan Mountcastle to Tanner Scott.

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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 Prospect Gunnar Henderson Has ‘Enjoyed The Challenge’ At Bowie

Orioles prospect Gunnar Henderson doesn’t believe his development has been negatively impacted by the absence of minor-league games. “Being able to see these [upper-level] guys, the pitching and the harder ground balls hit, I feel like it helped my development that much more.”

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Dean Kremer’s Debut Significant Outside Of Baltimore, Too … Just Ask Jerry Narron

Jim Henneman talked with Jerry Narron, the former Orioles third base coach and current Red Sox bench coach who also assisted with Israel’s team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, about the impact of Dean Kremer’s debut as the first Israeli citizen to play in the major leagues.

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