SALISBURY, MD. - The Delmarva Shorebirds are auctioning off game-worn jerseys of Adley Rutschman, Adam Hall, and Grayson Rodriguez until December 2, 2019. Each player will have their road gray and alternate black jersey available and bidding will take place ONLINE ONLY at https://bit.ly/379cNYN.
For each of Rodriguez and Hall's jerseys, the bidding will start at $250 and future bids increase in increments of $25. For each of Rutschman's jerseys, bidding will start at $500 with an increase in increments of $50.
Arriving with fanfare never before seen at Perdue Stadium, catcher Adley Rutschman became the first No. 1 overall pick to play for the Shorebirds. The Golden Spikes winner and top Orioles prospect played for Delmarva in 12 regular season games, blasting two home runs with eight RBIs. Rutschman had three hits over the Shorebirds' two playoff games and established a rapport with his pitching staff that will resonate across Birdland for years to come.
Shortstop Adam Hall was the Shorebirds' most consistent hitter all season, slashing .298/.385/.395 with 31 extra-base hits, 45 RBIs, 78 runs scored, and 33 stolen bases. The Orioles' No. 4 prospect earned Organizational Player of the Month after a blistering April and was one of eight Shorebirds selected to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game. Hall was also named a utility infielder on the SAL Postseason All-Star team and finished top-five in the league in five offensive categories.
Pitcher Grayson Rodriguez became the breakout star for the Orioles and the entire South Atlantic League in 2019. Baltimore's No. 2 prospect spent the entire year in the Shorebirds rotation, going 10-4 with a 2.68 ERA and 129 strikeouts over 94 innings. Rodriguez fanned 10 batters in a game four separate times, started the SAL All-Star Game, pitched in the MLB Futures Game, and was named the SAL's Top MLB Prospect.
All bids must be placed online, but if you have any questions on the auction, please contact Jimmy Sweet in the Shorebirds front office at 410-219-3112 or via email at email@example.com.
The Delmarva Shorebirds are the Class-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. The Shorebirds are owned by 7th Inning Stretch, LP, which also owns the Stockton Ports of the California League and the Everett AquaSox of the Northwest League.
The Shorebirds will celebrate their 25th season in 2020 and have entertained over five million fans since beginning play at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Maryland in 1996. The team captured South Atlantic League titles in 1997 and 2000 and successfully hosted the South Atlantic League All-Star Game in 1999 and 2011.
For more information on the Shorebirds, call 410-219-3112 or visit theshorebirds.com
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