Posted on 06 July 2014 by WNST Staff
Here’s what happened down in the Orioles’ farm system on Sunday…
-Starter Josh Stinson struggled, allowing four earned runs (three hits, four walks) over 3.1 innings pitched as the AAA Norfolk Tides suffered a 7-5 defeat at the hands of Durham. Reliever Kelvin De La Cruz took the loss after giving up three earned runs (four hits, three walks) over 3.1 innings in relief. DH Xavier Paul hit a solo home run in the loss, center fielder Quintin Berry hit a pair of doubles with a RBI and a run scored.
-Pitcher Tim Berry failed to continue his solid season, allowing four earned runs (nine hits, walk) over six innings as the AA Bowie Baysox fell 7-2 to Akron. Berry is now 4-5 on the season with a 4.04 ERA in 17 starts, outfielder Kyeong Kang hit a solo homer for the Baysox in the loss.
-Sebastian Vader provided a quality start (three earned runs, eight hits, one walk over six innings) as the high Single A Frederick Keys downed Lynchburg 6-3. Right fielder Brenden Webb hit a solo home run for the Keys, he was one of four players (Mike Yastrzemski, Glynn Davis, Michael Burgess) to record multiple hits in the victory.
-Chance Sisco’s solid season at the plate continued but the Single A Delmarva Shorebirds took a 6-2 loss to Lakewood. The catcher was 3-4 with a triple and a run scored in the defeat, he is now hitting .344 on the season.
-The low Single A level Aberdeen Ironbirds mustered only two total hits in a 7-0 loss to Brooklyn. Pitchers Matthew Grimes and Nigel Nootbar combined to allow all seven earned runs on 10 combined hits while pitching two innings each.
Posted on 10 March 2014 by WNST Staff
ORIOLES MAKE THREE ROSTER MOVES
The Orioles today announced that they have optioned LHP TIM BERRY and CA MICHAEL OHLMAN to Double-A Bowie and reassigned CA BRIAN WARD to minor league camp.
With these assignments, the Orioles now have 53 players at major league spring training, including 15 non-roster invitees.
Posted on 20 November 2013 by WNST Staff
Orioles select the contracts of Michael Ohlman, Tim Berry and Eddie Gamboa
The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contracts of CA MICHAEL OHLMAN andLHP TIM BERRY from Class-A Frederick and RHP EDDIE GAMBOA from Triple-A Norfolk.
Ohlman, 22, hit a career-best .313/.410/.524, also setting career-highs in runs (61), hits (113), doubles (29), triples (4), home runs (13), RBI (53), stolen bases (5), walks (56) and total bases (189) in 100 games for the Keys in 2013. He also batted .290/.476/.774 in 10 games for the championship-winning Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League following the season. The Topps Carolina League Player of the Year, Ohlman was also named a Carolina League All-Star, won two Player of the Week Awards, led the CL in OPS, and won the batting title. In five minor league seasons since being drafted by the Orioles in the 11th round of the 2009 First Year Player Draft, Ohlman has batted .260/.357/.394.
Berry, 22, went 11-7 with a 3.85 ERA (152.0IP, 65ER) for the Keys in 2013. He finished second in the Carolina League with 11 wins, 27 starts and 152.0 innings pitched. Berry also went 2-0 with a 1.84 ERA (14.2IP, 3ER) in seven games (two starts) for Surprise in the AFL. The Orioles 50th round pick of the 2009 First Year Player Draft, Berry was named Organizational Pitcher of the Month in April, when he went 2-1 with a 3.21 ERA (28.0IP, 10ER) and struck out 35 batters in 28 innings.
Gamboa, 28, was converted into a knuckleballer this season and went a combined 6-11 with a 4.43 ERA (142.1IP, 70ER) and 114 strikeouts for Double-A Bowie (4-6, 3.64 in 16GS) and Triple-A Norfolk (2-5, 6.23 in 9GS). In six minor league seasons since being drafted by the Orioles in the 21st round of the 2008 First Year Player Draft, Gamboa has gone 37-34 with a 3.37 ERA (584.1IP, 219ER) in 164 games (74GS), averaging 7.1 strikeouts and 3.2 walks per 9.0 innings.
With these additions, the Orioles now have 36 players on the 40-man roster.