Arizona Fall League Review: Orioles

The Arizona Fall League has finished for another year, with seven Orioles appearing throughout the five week campaign.

Featuring on the Peoria Javelinas roster, the prospects enjoy some team success early in the campaign, before the Javelinas fell away to finish with a 14-15-2 record, occupying last place in the West Division.

Highly touted, yet oft under-achieving outfielder D.J. Stewart showed glimpses of his talent, on his way to a solid .244/.394/.385 campaign. The soon-to-be 23-year-old lefty went yard once, recorded six doubles and a triple, while knocking in nine. At the plate he drew constant praise for his ability to battle hard and elevate the pitch count, and drew 19 walks throughout the 22 games in which he played. Building upon the 26 bases he stole in 2016, he swiped another four in Arizona.

Shortstop Adrian Marin returned to Arizona for a second season, after producing some solid numbers in 2015. This year however, he struggled badly, hitting just .136/.231/.182 from 44 plate appearances. He was also somewhat inconsistent at times in the field, committing multiple errors. The 22-year-old also had a frustrating 2016 season and will be looking forward to a break out year in 2017 – likely starting at AA Bowie.

Catcher Austin Wynns had limited appearances throughout the campaign, however made them count. Following an impressive 2016 season, the 25-year-old hit .300/.404/.400 through 40 at bats, and while only recording the two extra-base hits, his vente de cialis en belgique .404 on base percentage was ranked fourth on the team.

Parker Bridwell also returned to Arizona having previously made the trip back in 2014. Following on from a 2016 season which saw him make his big league debut, Bridwell pitched on just four occasions out west, allowing two earned runs in seven solid innings of work.

Jimmy Yacabonis was looking to follow up an impressive 2016 season and continue to make a name for himself in Arizona, however things certainly didn’t turn out as planned. Through 12 2/3 innings of relief, Yacabonis conceded 12 earned runs, allowing almost two hitters per inning to reach base. Command was an issue, walking eight, and he too frequently fell behind int he count early and was left to pay the price.

Stefan Crichton made 13 relief appearances throughout an inconsistent campaign, allowing eight earned runs through 13 innings of work. The solid right hander out of Texas has progressed well through the Orioles system cialis generique since 2013 and in 2017, is expected by many within the organization to land himself in the Norfolk Tides’ bullpen at some stage.

Tanner Scott had a poor campaign, allowing 11 earned runs in just 15 tadalafil finasteride 2/3 innings of work through seven appearances. After an impressive trip west in the Fall of 2015, which resulted in AFL All-Prospect Team honors, Scott struggled this time around, with a trio of long balls taking their toll. The 22-year-old lefty is still searching for that breakout season within the Orioles’ Minor League system, to really push his name in front of management.

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