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Ryan McKenna

Ryan McKenna CF

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Ryan Shea McKenna
  • Age: 23 (February 14, 1997)
  • Birthplace: Grants Pass, OR
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 185
  • Draft: Round 4 (2015, BAL)
  • School: Saint Thomas Aquinas, Dover, NH
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Ryan McKenna Stats Summary

Ryan McKenna Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
September 28, 2020 Baltimore Orioles recalled CF Ryan McKenna from Orioles Alternate Training Site.
August 3, 2020 CF Ryan McKenna assigned to Orioles Alternate Training Site from Norfolk Tides.
March 6, 2020 Baltimore Orioles optioned CF Ryan McKenna to Norfolk Tides.
November 20, 2019 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Ryan McKenna from Bowie Baysox.
January 25, 2019 Baltimore Orioles invited non-roster CF Ryan McKenna to spring training.
June 21, 2018 CF Ryan McKenna assigned to Bowie Baysox from Frederick Keys.
March 30, 2018 CF Ryan McKenna assigned to Frederick Keys from Delmarva Shorebirds.
February 24, 2018 OF Ryan McKenna assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
April 2, 2017 CF Ryan McKenna assigned to Delmarva Shorebirds from Aberdeen IronBirds.
March 27, 2017 CF Ryan McKenna assigned to Baltimore Orioles.
June 17, 2016 CF Ryan McKenna assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds from GCL Orioles.
July 6, 2015 OF Ryan McKenna assigned to GCL Orioles.
July 5, 2015 Baltimore Orioles signed OF Ryan McKenna.
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Ryan McKenna Awards and Honors

Ryan McKenna  CF

Ryan McKenna
  • Full Name: Ryan Shea McKenna
  • Born: February 14, 1997
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: Grants Pass, OR
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 185
  • Draft: Round 4 (2015, BAL)
  • School: Saint Thomas Aquinas, Dover, NH

2019
♦ Entered the season ranked among the Top 10 Prospects in the Orioles sytem by Baseball Prospectus (#5), MLB.com (#7) and Baseball America (#8). Also rated by Baseball America as the Best Defensive OF and as having the Best Strike Zone Discipline in the O's system. 
♦ Spent year at Double-A Bowie, batting .232 with nine home runs and 54 RBI in 135 games.
♦ Ranked among Orioles minor leaguers in walks (T-1st, 59), doubles (3rd, 26), triples (T-3rd, 6), extra-base hits (T-3rd, 41), runs scored (T-3rd, 78) and stolen bases (3rd, 25). 
♦ Ranked among Eastern League leaders in runs (T-1st, 78), triples (T-4th, 6), caught stealing (T-5th, 11), walks (T-6th, 59), stolen bases (T-8th, 25) and total bases (T-9th, 178). 
♦ Named Eastern League Player of the Week after registering 10 hits from 6/30 - 7/6.
♦ Matched a career-high with four RBI after hitting a grand slam on 6/29 vs. Akron. 
♦ Belted two home runs, 7/2 at Hartford. 
♦ Hit .296 (37-125) with five home runs and 48 RBI with runners in scoring position. 
♦ Registered three hits and stole a career-high three bases, 7/16 vs. Harrisburg.
♦ Tied for the team lead with 10 stolen bases in July.
♦ Finished with a .993 fielding percentage in the outfield (just two errors all season).


2018
♦ Split the season between Class-A Frederick (67 games) and Double-A Bowie (60 games), batting .315 with 11 home runs, 53 RBI and a .410 OBP between the two levels. 
♦ His .315 average led all Orioles minor leaguers.
♦ Named an MiLB.com Orioles Organizational All-Star.
♦ Awarded High Class-A All-Star honors from Baseball America after hitting .377 with eight home runs, 37 RBI and a 1.023 OPS in 67 games with Frederick.
♦ Named Carolina League Midseason and Postseason All-Star with Frederick.
♦ Batted .459 (28-61) with a .529 OBP against Carolina League left-handed pitching.
♦ Set a career-high with a 12-game hitting streak from 5/11 - 5/24 (hit .463 during that span).
♦ Reached safely in his final 22 home games with Frederick, posting a .500 OBP. 
♦ Belted two home runs and drove in four runs, 5/12 vs. Potomac.
♦ Earned Carolina League Player of the Week honors twice (6/3 and 6/17).
♦ Batted .423 (22-52) through 16 games in June before being promoted to Bowie on 6/21.
♦ Hit .239 with three home runs, 16 RBI and a .341 OBP in 60 games with Bowie.
♦ Named an Arizona Fall League Rising Star and earned a spot on the All-Prospect Team after hitting .344 (21-61) in 17 games with the Glendale Desert Dogs.


2017
♦ Spent the year with Delmarva, batting .256 with seven home runs and 42 RBI in 126 games.
♦ Tied for 3rd in the South Atlantic League with 33 doubles. 
♦ Registered 33 multi-hit games, including two different four-hit contests.
♦ Belted two home runs as part of a three-hit game, 4/9 at Greenville.
♦ Went 3-5 with a home run and a season-high four RBI, 8/23 vs. Hickory.
♦ Hit .319 (30-94) with 11 doubles and a .366 OBP in 25 games in July. 
♦ Batted .282 with six of his seven home runs on the road.

 
2016
♦ Spent the season with Class-A Aberdeen, where he led the IronBirds in games played (62), doubles (10), walks (22) and stolen bases (17).
♦ Set career-high with two stolen bases in a game three times (7/26, 8/21 and 8/24).
♦ Ranked second on the team in runs (29), hits (53) and RBI (26).
♦ Recorded a career-high four hits twice (7/16 at Batavia and 7/22 at Brooklyn).
♦ Batted .321 (27-84) in the month of July.
♦ Entered the season ranked as the Orioles #25 prospect by MLB.com.            

 

2015
♦ Made professional debut with the GCL Orioles, batting .265 with three RBI in 10 games.
♦ Did not play after 7/20 due to an injured ankle. 

 

PERSONAL
♦ Selected by Baltimore in the 4th round of the 2015 draft. 
♦ Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Dover, NH. Had committed to Liberty University before signing with Baltimore. 
♦ Batted .551 with 31 RBI during his junior year at St. Thomas Aquinas, then followed that up by hitting .484 during his senior campaign. 
♦ Attended Portsmouth Christian Academy (NH) during his freshman year of high school, helping PCA capture a state championship.