MILB: One more step! Orioles rises to Triple A for best MLB prospect

MILB One more step Orioles rises to Triple A for

The best prospect in baseball is one step closer to The Show. The Baltimore Orioles they are promoting the receiver ambidextrous Adley Rutschman to its main branch Triple-A Norfolk. The club has not confirmed the play. Rutschman, the first overall draft pick in 2019, was named the new number one prospect following Wander Franco’s graduation from the MLB Pipeline Top 100.

The 23-year-old phenom is hitting .271 / .392 / .508 with 18 home runs and 55 RBIs in 80 games this season with Double-A Bowie. He leads 12-team Northwest Double-A with 61 runs scored and also ranks among the league leaders in several offensive categories, including hits (80, T-5th), home runs (18, T-5th), RBIs ( 3rd), Total Bases (150, 3rd) and OPS (.901, 5th):

Rutschman has shown an ability to produce in big spots for Bowie this season, hitting .360 (9 of 25) with eight runs scored, four home runs and 11 RBIs in the ninth inning or later. He’s also pounced on left-handed pitching this year, posting a .371 / .494 / .757 line against Double-A left-handers prior to his promotion.

The Oregon State product has continued its development behind the plate and on the field as well this season, eliminating 13 of 33 potential base robbers in 53 games, the league’s highest at catcher, while adding a percentage. fielding .994 in 20 starts. at first base.

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The Oregon native is a .266 / .380 / .482 career hitter across three levels and 117 total minor league games since turning pro.

Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Bachelor of Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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