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Silver Anniversary Team: Full 25-Man Roster

April 9, 2020

Time for one last definitive look at our Shorebirds Silver Anniversary Team. Over the past three months we’ve unveiled each position as voted upon by our panel of experts. Now, on what would have been Opening Day for the 25th season, we’ll be playing manager for the day and setting

Silver Anniversary Team: Alex Wells, Left-Handed Starting Pitcher

Aussie won Palmer Award, didn't issue walk for two months
March 19, 2020

It’s time to meet the left-handed starting pitcher on our Shorebirds Silver Anniversary Team. As with the balloting for the right-handed starter, our expert panel initially voted for multiple starters and were later presented a runoff ballot exclusively for lefties. A left-handed ace can be a game-changer, especially in the

9/12 -- Thunder Steal 2-1 Decision

Baysox face win-or-go-home scenario Friday night.
September 12, 2019

BOWIE, Md. - The Trenton Thunder took a 2-1 series lead over the Bowie Baysox with a 2-1 victory in front of 2,104 at Prince George's Stadium in Game 3 of the Eastern League Championship Series Thursday night.Chris Gittens led off the second inning with a solo home run to

9/7 -- Baysox Claim Western Division Crown

Mullins records Bowie's 1st cycle since 2012.
September 8, 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Bowie Baysox punched their ticket to the 2019 Eastern League Championship Series by defeating the Harrisburg Senators, 12-5, in Game Four in front of 2,761 at FNB Field Saturday afternoon.The early-inning home run barrage from Game Three resumed two pitches into the matinee tilt. Cedric Mullins

8/19 -- Curve Rallies Late to Top Baysox, 5-4

Altoona takes 2 of 3 from Bowie.
August 19, 2019

ALTOONA, Pa. - The Altoona Curve scored a go-ahead run in the eighth inning to steal a 5-4 victory from the Bowie Baysox Sunday night in front of 5,821 at People's Natural Gas Field.Bowie (38-19) jumped out to a fourth-inning lead by scoring a trio of runs off Altoona starter

7/31 -- Baysox Drop Finale in Extras, 3-1

Wells goes 7 innings in bounce-back effort.
July 31, 2019

BOWIE, Md. - The Reading Fightin' Phils scored two runs in the 11th inning to salvage a 3-1 win in the series finale against the Bowie Baysox in front of 2,366 at Prince George's Stadium Wednesday night.Reading (25-18) loaded the bases via a fielding error, a bunt single and a

For twins, all's well that ends Wells

Brothers hurl six scoreless innings in FSL, EL games
July 20, 2019

The Wells brothers may have been 900 miles apart, and 9,000 miles from their home in Australia, but their outings on Saturday were in the same ballpark.As Lachlan Wells was throwing six innings of shutout ball for Class A Advanced Fort Myers, twin brother and Orioles No. 25 prospect Alex Wells was matching

7/15 -- Wells Cruises in 4-2 Baysox Win

Lefty throws eight strong innings in series opener.
July 15, 2019

BOWIE, Md. - Alex Wells cruised through eight innings to lead the Bowie Baysox to a 4-2 victory over the Harrisburg Senators in front of 1,784 at Prince George's Stadium Monday night.The Australian lefty earned his eighth win of the season and maintained his Eastern League-leading 1.95 ERA by allowing

Squirrels' Heyward flies high at All-Star Game

Giants No. 30 prospect picks up MVP honors for homer, defense
July 10, 2019

RICHMOND, Virginia -- There were plenty of hometown heroes for the sellout crowd of 9,560 fans to cheer at The Diamond on Wednesday for the Eastern League All-Star Game.Richmond's Jacob Heyward, the left fielder for the Western Division, led off the last of the sixth inning with a long homer

7/6 -- Rain-Shortened 3-1 Win Seals Series Victory

Wells cruises through five innings for 7th win.
July 6, 2019

BOWIE, Md. -- A tropical monsoon on Island Luau Night completed a 3-1 victory for the Bowie Baysox over the Harrisburg Senators in five innings in front of 4,588 at Prince George's Stadium Saturday night.Harrisburg (5-12) used a Tres Barrera sacrifice fly to score an unearned run in the first

6/26 -- Baysox Steal 4-3 Comeback Win

Bowie earns seventh straight series victory.
June 26, 2019

BOWIE, Md. - T.J. Nichting's two-run inside-the-park home run in the bottom of the eighth inning helped the Bowie Baysox come from behind and defeat the Hartford Yard Goats, 4-3, in front of 2,316 at Prince George's Stadium Wednesday night.Hartford (3-5) used RBI hits from Alan Trejo and Tyler Nevin

Four Baysox Named 2019 All-Stars

Lowther, Wells, Bannon, McCoy head to Richmond in July.
June 24, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels, in conjunction with the Eastern League of Professional Baseball, announced the rosters on Monday for the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game, which will take place at The Diamond on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:05 p.m. The Western Division features four members of the

2019 Eastern League All-Star Game Rosters Announced

Flying Squirrels host All-Star Game for first time on Wednesday, July 10 at The Diamond
June 24, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. - The Richmond Flying Squirrels, in conjunction with the Eastern League of Professional Baseball, announced the rosters on Monday for the 2019 Eastern League All-Star Game, which will take place at The Diamond on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:05 p.m. The Flying Squirrels are hosting the event for

Hernandez headlines Pitchers of the Week

Rangers No. 8 prospect fanned 10 in first scoreless start of 2019
June 3, 2019

It had been almost a year to the day since the Rangers had seen this version of Jonathan Hernández, and the hints of dominance the right-hander displayed last week had to be a welcome sight.Texas' No. 8 prospect tossed seven scoreless innings for Double-A Frisco, striking out 10 for the

Wells Named EL Pitcher of the Week

Lefty went 1-0 last week in starts at Erie, vs. Hartford
June 3, 2019

BOWIE, Md.- The Eastern League has announced that Baysox LHP Alex Wells has been selected as the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the period of May 27th-June 2nd. The 6'1", 190 lb. pitcher started two games for the Baysox last week and had a record of 1-0 with

Wall and Wells Win Weekly Awards

June 3, 2019

SCARBOROUGH, ME - The Eastern League is pleased to announce the winners of the Eastern League Player of the Week Award and Eastern League Pitcher of the Week Award for the period of May 27th through June 2nd.

6/2 -- Baysox Snap Seven-Game Skid, 5-2

Hays belts two homers to back Wells' strong start.
June 2, 2019

BOWIE, Md. - Two Austin Hays home runs and a strong Alex Wells start propelled the Bowie Baysox to a 5-2 win over the Hartford Yard Goats in front of 3,241 at Prince George's Stadium Sunday afternoon.After a pair of pitcher's duels dictated the first two games of the series,

Wells Dominant But Baysox Get Edged Late

Four-Run Erie Eighth Inning Rally Bests Bowie, 4-1
May 27, 2019

Erie, PA - Alex Wells was dominant in seven shuout innings striking out six batters, but the Baysox saw a late lead slip away in a 4-1 defeat in Erie on Memorial Day. Wells allowed just one at-bat against with a runner in scoring position in seven innings. That came in

5/20 -- Binghamton Beats Baysox, 3-0

Carlos Perez breaks up no-hit bid with 8th-inning single.
May 20, 2019

BOWIE, Md. -- Anthony Kay threw seven no-hit innings and Michael Paez hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to lead the Binghamton Rumble Ponies to a 3-0 victory over the Bowie Baysox in front of 1,337 Monday night at Prince George's Stadium. After Baysox starter Alex Wells

5/15 - Akron Takes Series Finale in 11th, 5-2

T.J. Nichting hits first Double-A home run in 10th inning.
May 15, 2019

AKRON, Ohio - A three-run Daniel Johnson home run in the 11th inning gave the Akron RubberDucks a 5-2 win over the Bowie Baysox in front of 7,501 at Canal Park Wednesday morning.A pitcher's duel brought the scoreless game to extra innings. In the 10th inning, T.J. Nichting launched a

4/20 - Baysox Swept in Saturday Twinbill

Bowie heads to Erie for three-game series Monday.
April 22, 2019

Akron, Ohio - The Bowie Baysox pitching staff allowed just three runs in 15 innings of baseball on Saturday, but Akron was able to sweep both games of the doubleheader, and in turn the series, three games to none.In game one, Alex Wells made his AA-debut and was excellent on

Orioles' Wells finds key on career night

Club's No. 9 prospect allows three hits in eight scoreless innings
June 11, 2018

After Alex Wells wowed Baltimore executives in 2017 and was named the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year, Carolina League batters were well aware the left-handed Aussie wasn't to be taken lightly.Rather than scheming a rigid game plan for opponents in his new league as hitters may have done

Hays soars to head of Orioles' young class

Outfielder's breakout year highlights strong season for system
October 6, 2017

This offseason, MiLB.com is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.The Draft is one of the most important factors in

Wells Named O's Minor League Pitcher of the Year

Aussie southpaw led SAL in ERA, WHIP
September 5, 2017

SALISBURY, MD - The Delmarva Shorebirds, in conjunction with the Baltimore Orioles, are pleased to announce that left-handed pitcher Alex Wells has been named the Orioles' 2017 Jim Palmer Minor League Pitcher of the Year.The 20-year-old from Newcastle, New South Wales just completed one of the finest pitching seasons the

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 27

Halos' Hermosillo homers twice; Wells continues walkless streak
August 28, 2017

Angels OF Michael Hermosillo, Triple-A Salt Lake: 3-for-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R, BB -- The No. 13 Angels prospect added another impressive chapter to his ascendant season Sunday with his first career two-homer game in an 8-1 win at Albuquerque. A 28th-round pick in 2013, Hermosillo put himself on