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Rutschman, Mountcastle soar for Orioles

Baltimore's rebuild features reinforcements from near and far
October 9, 2019

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The Orioles entered a rebuild last season with the trade of perennial All-Star Manny

Head of the Class: Double-A

D-backs' Varsho broke out with bat; O's lefty Lowther starred
October 2, 2019

With another Minor League season in the books, members of the staff are looking back at some of the most notable performers from the 2019 campaign for each level. After looking at Triple-A, Class A Advanced, Class A, Class A Short Season and Rookie Advanced, we turn our attention

9/1 -- Baysox Clinch Playoff Berth

Erie loss seals final Eastern League postseason spot.
September 1, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Bowie Baysox are heading to the 2019 Eastern League Playoffs, despite a 2-1 defeat in front of 9,354 at The Diamond Sunday night. The Akron RubberDucks defeated the Erie SeaWolves in Ohio, clinching the Second Half Western Division title for the Baysox.Both pitching staffs dueled through

All in the Family

August 26, 2019

Meet the Lowthers: a homegrown midwestern family with roots dug deep into the suburban Cleveland neighborhoods and villages of northeastern Ohio. --First, there's dad. The Lowther last name has been an athletic staple at Cuyahoga Heights High School over the past couple decades. An athlete at Urbana University back in

8/22 -- Offense Backs Lowther's 13th Win

Feliz drives in four to pace Bowie.
August 22, 2019

BOWIE, Md. -- An early offensive onslaught propelled the Bowie Baysox to a 9-2 win over the Altoona Curve in front of 3,114 at Prince George's Stadium Thursday night.After starter Pedro Vasquez tossed eight scoreless in the last matchup against Bowie Saturday night, Cedric Mullins put an end to the

Prospect Roundup: Games of August 6

Red Sox's McGrath dominates; Yanks' Medina posts five zeros
August 7, 2019

Red Sox LHP Daniel McGrath, Double-A Portland: 7 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 9 K -- The Red Sox southpaw matched his career high with nine strikeouts while holding an opponent scoreless for the seventh time in his last nine starts. McGrath has allowed one earned run over 51

7/19 -- Offense Erupts in 11-3 Victory

Lowther extends league lead with 11th win.
July 19, 2019

BOWIE, Md. - Ten unanswered runs sparked the Bowie Baysox to an 11-3 win over the Altoona Curve in front of 4,529 at Prince George's Stadium Friday night.Altoona (15-12) scored their first runs of the series in the first inning, using a Jared Oliva double and a Logan Hill single

7/14 -- Lowther Leads Baysox to 4-2 Win, Series Victory

Lefty no-hits Akron through 6 2/3 innings in finale.
July 14, 2019

AKRON, Ohio -- Zac Lowther cruised to his 10th win of the season, dominating the Akron RubberDucks en route to a 4-2 win at Canal Park in front of 5,201 Sunday afternoon.The lefty helped the Baysox earn their 11th consecutive series win by striking out eight batters and allowing one

6/25 -- Seven-Run Frame Evens Series, 7-2

Harvey records 1st career save in win.
June 25, 2019

BOWIE, Md. -- A seven-run second inning powered the Bowie Baysox to a 7-2 victory over the Hartford Yard Goats in front of 2,153 at Prince George's Stadium Tuesday night. The Baysox (5-2) got to Hartford LHP Matt Whitehouse in the second inning, scoring a touchdown and tacking on the extra

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

6/20 -- Baysox Sweep Hartford With 5-1 Win

Lowther, Harvey, Tate combine for three-hitter.
June 20, 2019

Hartford, CT - Zac Lowther, Hunter Harvey and Dillon Tate combined to toss a three-hitter as the Baysox defeated Hartford 5-1 on Thursday night, completing a three-game series sweep of the Yard Goats. With the win, Bowie moved to 2-0 in the second half and has now won 10 of

6/14 -- 3-0 Shutout Fuels Bowie's Sixth Straight Win

Diaz hits third home run in as many games.
June 14, 2019

BOWIE, Md. - The Bowie Baysox pitching staff combined to toss a one-hit shutout in a 3-0 win over the Trenton Thunder in front of 4,187 at Prince George's Stadium Friday night.Trenton drew four walks against Bowie starter Zac Lowther, but the lefty settled in over five innings of work

6/1 -- Hartford Clinches Series With 3-1 Win

Lowther throws fourth quality start in last five outings.
June 1, 2019

BOWIE, Md. -- Stout pitching and a pair of eighth-inning insurance runs powered the Hartford Yard Goats to a 3-1 series-clinching win over the Bowie Baysox in front of 7,863 Saturday night at Prince George's Stadium.Hartford (32-22) jumped on top via a Colton Welker sacrifice fly to break up Zac

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 26

Astros' Tucker goes yard again; O's Lowther puts up zeros
May 27, 2019

Astros OF Kyle Tucker, Triple-A Round Rock: 1-for-4, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB-- Houston's No. 2 prospect --'s No. 13 overall -- led off the fourth inning with 16th homer of the season, extending his streak to four games with a dinger. Tucker also had a four-game streak for Triple-A Fresno

O's Lowther cruises to Pitcher of Week award

Baltimore's No. 8 prospect fanned 15 in 12 2/3 scoreless innings
May 20, 2019

Zac Lowther already had a good season going before last week. His most recent two starts were nothing short of great. Baltimore's No. 8 prospect struck out 15 batters over 12 2/3 scoreless innings across two starts for Double-A Bowie to claim Eastern League Pitcher of the Week honors for

Lowther Named EL Pitcher of the Week

Lefty went 2-0 last week in starts at Akron, vs. Erie
May 20, 2019

BOWIE, Md.- The Eastern League has announced that Baysox LHP Zac Lowther has been selected as the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the period of May 13th-May 19th. The 6'2", 235 lb. hurler started two games for the Baysox last week and had a record of 2-0 with

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 19

Pilkington fans career-high 12, Cardinals' Whalen plates six
May 20, 2019

White Sox LHP Konnor Pilkington, Class A Advanced Winston-Salem: 6 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 12 K - Chicago's 20th-ranked prospect spun a gem in the Dash's 1-0 loss to Down East, recording a career-high 12 strikeouts in his second Carolina League start after a May 11 promotion from Class A

5/19 - Cangrejos Win, 3-0, to Sweep Piñatas

Lowther extends scoreless streak as Bowie wins fourth straight.
May 19, 2019

BOWIE, Md. - Los Congrejos Fantasmas de Chesapeake used a 3-0 win Sunday afternoon to sweep the Erie Piñatas (SeaWolves) in a four-game series for the first time since May 2014 in front of 3,244 at Prince George's Stadium.For the second straight start, Zac Lowther earned the winning by keeping

5/14 - Lowther Dominates Ducks, 2-0

Baysox win fifth game in last seven to even series.
May 14, 2019

Akron, OH - Zac Lowther tossed a career-high 7.2 innings as the Baysox took down Akron, 2-0, Tuesday morning. The win evened the series at a game apiece, setting up a rubber game on Wednesday. Lowther and Akron starter Jake Paulson both pitched shutout ball through four innings, but the Baysox

Bannon, Lowther point way for Baysox

No. 23 prospect nabs four hits; No. 8 hurls 5 1/3 one-hit frames
May 2, 2019

It didn't happen the most conventional way, but a pair of Musketeers have again combined forces, this time to bring some much-needed optimism to the Orioles.Baltimore's No. 23 prospectRylan Bannon homered while tying his career high with four hits and eighth-ranked Zac Lowther allowed one hit over 5 1/3 innings

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

Mountcastle reigns as Orioles start rebuild

Baltimore's No. 2 prospect earns fourth straight All-Star nod
October 5, 2018

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.For the team with the Majors' lowest win total, things have nowhere to go

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 15

Phillies' Medina, Orioles' Lowther toss Class A Advanced gems
August 16, 2018

Theme of the daySoutheast is where it's at: It seemed like the Minors' best performances Wednesday took place in the southeastern portion of the United States. Braves No. 13 prospectBryse Wilsonstruck out 13 over eight innings in Gwinnett, Georgia. Marlins No. 22 prospect Joe Dunandhomered twice for Double-A Jacksonville. Twins

Toolshed: Early favorites for MiLBY Awards

Midseason predictions for top hitter, pitcher, system and more
June 29, 2018

There have been seven Minor League All-Star Games already, and two full-season ones remain on the docket. All seven leagues that rely on first-half standings to determine postseason spots have officially moved on to their second halves. Come next Tuesday, there will be two months left on the Minor League