Minor league notes on Wilson, Givens, Aberdeen's improved offense and more

When Triple-A Norfolk beat Durham 7-4 last night, Tides right-hander Tyler Wilson made his second start with the team and picked up his first Triple-A win. Wilson gave up four runs over seven innings. He is 1-0 with a 3.46 ERA in two starts with the Tides after going 10-5 with a 3.72 ERA for Double-A Bowie. The win was the 11th for Wilson between ... read more

Bundy, Harvey named to Baseball America's top 50 list (Bowie's All-Stars)

Two Orioles pitching prospects made the list today when Baseball America released its list of the current top 50 prospects in baseball. Dylan Bundy was rated No. 10 and Hunter Harvey was No. 31. On the Baseball America top 100 list before the season, Bundy was No. 15 and Harvey was not ranked. The 21-year-old Bundy just recently returned to pitch in the minors as ... read more

Schoop on his rookie year, Yastrzemski hits for the cycle on the farm

He won't turn 23 until October and is going through some on-the-job training at the major league level. Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop went 3-for-8 in yesterday's doubleheader. It was the kid's latest chance to learn and grow as a big leaguer. What has this rookie year been like for him? "Learning experience. Some ups and downs," Schoop said during the O's recent homestand. "But ... read more

Short outing for Jimenez (Cruz has five hits, O's win 7-4 in Game 2)

BOSTON - The walks were bound to hurt Ubaldo Jimenez tonight. Jimenez didn't make it out of the fourth inning, turning in his second-shortest outing of the season in Game 2 of a doubleheader against the Red Sox. Jimenez tied his season high with six walks, the last to Mike Napoli leading off the bottom of the fourth. Stephen Drew followed with a two-run homer ... read more

A look at the Orioles' draft pick signings and some signing bonuses

After drafting 38 players this year in the First-Year Player Draft, 27 of which were pitchers, the Orioles had signed 30 picks as of yesterday afternoon. Of the 30 signed players, 19 are pitchers. The latest signing announced by the club on Thursday was its ninth-round pick, University of Mississippi infielder Austin Anderson. The Orioles did not have a pick until the third round and ... read more

Orioles' top three draft picks will make pro debuts Tuesday, Wednesday

The Orioles' top three draft picks will make their professsional baseball debuts this week, pitching in games in Florida and Maryland. Also, the Orioles today announced the signing of their seventh-round pick, UCLA pitcher Max Schuh. The O's are close to signing their ninth-round pick, University of Mississippi infielder Austin Anderson, according to a source. When Anderson's signing is completed, the Orioles will have signed ... read more

Dylan Bundy and Brian Graham on Bundy's outing tonight

ABERDEEN, Md. - Pitching on the one-year anniversary of his Tommy John surgery, Dylan Bundy pitched five more scoreless innings for short-season, Single-A Aberdeen tonight in what will likely be his last start in the New York-Penn League. At this point, Single-A Frederick appears to be the most likely next stop for Bundy, although nothing has been announced. Bundy's fastball again sat in the 90 ... read more

IronBirds game blog: Bundy makes third start at Aberdeen tonight (Bundy with five scoreless)

ABERDEEN, Md. - Right-hander Dylan Bundy tonight will make his third, and likely last, start for short-season Single-A Aberdeen as the IronBirds host Hudson Valley here at Ripken Stadium. Bundy will be pitching tonight on the one-year anniversary of his Tommy John surgery, which was performed by Dr. James Andrews last June 27. In two Aberdeen starts, Bundy has pitched 10 innings, allowing seven hits ... read more