Category Archives: Baltimore Orioles

Scouting Report: Eduardo Rodriguez (LHP)

BLUF: Improved stuff combined with previous polish allow for a 3rd or 4th starter projection. The Player: Eduardo Rodriguez (LHP, Baltimore Orioles) – Debuted in the DSL in 2010, making 12 starts with a 2.33 ERA and nearly a strikeout … Continue reading

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2013 Baltimore Orioles Top 15 Prospects

It is very easy to like the top of this Orioles prospect list and it would be even more impressive if shortstop and super-prospect Manny Machado had maintained his prospect eligibility. That said, I applaud the Orioles for using Machado … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Orioles 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Baltimore Orioles 2012 Top 15 Prospects (12/2/11) Heading into the 2012 season, the top of the Orioles Top 15 list offered an outstanding “big two.” Any prospect follower out there could have made a case for Manny Machado or Dylan … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Manny Machado (SS)

BLUF: All-Star caliber player with plus offensive potential and a chance to stick at shortstop. The Player: Manny Machado (SS, Baltimore Orioles) – Played in only seven games after being drafted in the first round in 2010. Hit .306 across … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Jonathan Schoop (INF)

BLUF: Potential solid- to above-average MLB player at either second or third base. The Player: Jonathan Schoop (INF, Baltimore Orioles) – Signed out of Curacao as a 16-year old in 2008. Debuted in DSL w/ 2.39/.320/.291 line in 68 games … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League East

Baltimore Orioles As a guy that’s a huge fan of LSU right-hander Kevin Gausman – I ranked him #2 overall in my pre-draft Top 35 – I love the Orioles decision to go get him with the number four pick. … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: American League East

The American League East offers arguably the toughest divisional competition in baseball. With the Yankees, Red Sox and Rays all having made the playoffs in recent years, and all returning very strong clubs, the division is already loaded. Add to … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Dylan Bundy (RHP)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Extremely polished with plenty of present stuff, I question the “ace” tag and see him more as a legit number two starter. The Player: Dylan Bundy (RHP, Baltimore Orioles) – Bundy was the Orioles top … Continue reading

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2012 Baltimore Orioles Top 15 Prospects

It’s no wonder no less than two potential candidates turned down the Orioles offer to be the new General Manager. The club lacks excitement at the big league level and features a system that falls off quickly after the big … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Teagarden for Henry

One of the features I would like to provide throughout the life of BPN is to give quick scouting reports on the prospects involved in trades around baseball. The first opportunity to do that since BPN debuted is to give … Continue reading

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